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Perspectives: Edward Sullivan

Event Title: Perspectives: Edward Sullivan
Event Description:

Curator and art historian Edward Sullivan discusses Impressionism and the Caribbean.

Funding provided by the M.K. Hage Centennial Visiting Professorship in Fine Arts.

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday

Event Title: Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday
Event Description:

12 p.m. Yoga in the Galleries 

5:30 p.m. Beat the Rush: Church of the Friendly Ghost

Beat the Rush is a series of gallery concerts in which musicians perform in response to the paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display and talk about how their music is inspired by visual art.

6:30 p.m. - Screenings at the Blanton: Into the Woods

Rapunzel and Cinderella find their fates intertwined with other fairy tale characters in the 2014 film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. (125 minutes)

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Perspectives: Alexis Salas and Katie Anania

Event Title: Perspectives: Alexis Salas and Katie Anania
Event Description:

Mellon Curatorial Fellows Alexis Salas and Katie Anania will discuss their exhibitions in the Blanton’s galleries. 

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Sunday, July 19, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday

Event Title: Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday
Event Description:

5:30 p.m. - Beat the Rush: The Cordova Quartet

Beat the Rush is a series of gallery concerts in which musicians perform in response to the paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display and talk about how their music is inspired by visual art. This month, the Cordova Quartet performs a traditional set of French and Caribbean inspired musical pieces including works by composer William Grant Still and and the Ravel String Quartet. Co-presented by Austin Chamber Music Center.

6:30 p.m. - Screenings at the Blanton: Blancanieves

Pablo Berger's 2011 silent, black-and-white retelling of Snow White, set among matadors and flamenco dancers in 1920s Seville. (105 minutes)

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Perspectives: Natalie Frank

Event Title: Perspectives: Natalie Frank
Event Description:

Artist Natalie Frank talks about her adaptations of fairytales in the exhibition The Brothers Grimm.

Directly following the talk, the Museum Shop will host a Natalie Frank book signing from 4:10 - 4:45 p.m.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.