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Perspectives: Jeongho Park

Event Title: Perspectives: Jeongho Park
Event Description:

Blanton curatorial associate Jeongho Park presents a gallery talk on The Crusader Bible.

Date: Thursday, December 17, 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.

Midday Music Series

Event Title: Midday Music Series
Event Description:

Butler School of Music jazz composers premiere original compositions in response to contemporary art at the Blanton.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 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: Latin American Design

Event Title: Perspectives: Latin American Design
Event Description:

Architecture professor Fernando Lara, Moderno co-curator Ana Elena Mallet, and a panel of Latin American design experts discuss and the legacy of design in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela.

Funding provided by the Barbara Duncan Centennial Endowed Lectureship.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 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: Ellsworth Kelly panel discussion

Event Title: Perspectives: Ellsworth Kelly panel discussion
Event Description:

In a roundtable discussion moderated by Blanton curator Veronica Roberts, the career of artist Ellsworth Kelly is discussed by curators and scholars Gavin Delahunty (Dallas Museum of Art), Tricia Paik (Indianapolis Museum of Art), and Richard Shiff (The University of Texas at Austin).

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

Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.

MIdday Music Series

Event Title: MIdday Music Series
Event Description:

The Butler Opera Center previews its upcoming production of Hansel and Gretel.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 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: Veronica Roberts

Event Title: Perspectives: Veronica Roberts
Event Description:

Curator Veronica Roberts discusses works in the Donald Moffett installation.

Date: Thursday, October 22, 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: Tom Lee

Event Title: Perspectives: Tom Lee
Event Description:

Storyteller Tom Lee performs a selection of the stories depicted in Natalie Frank’s drawings of the tales of the Brothers Grimm for audiences of all ages.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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: Tom Lee

Event Title: Perspectives: Tom Lee
Event Description:

Storyteller Tom Lee performs a selection of the stories depicted in The Brothers Grimm. This performance emphasizes the stories as they appeared in the 1815 first edition of the tales, which features darker tones than later revisions.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 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: Jorge Rivas

Event Title: Perspectives: Jorge Rivas
Event Description:

Jorge Rivas, co-curator of Moderno, leads a discussion inside the exhibition galleries.

Date: Friday, October 9, 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.

Midday Music Series

Event Title: Midday Music Series
Event Description:

Wind quintet QuinTexas performs work connecting to European paintings at the Blanton.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 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

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

7:30 p.m. Slow Looking tour

An in-depth examination and discussion of select artworks


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, September 17, 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.

SoundSpace: Deep Listening

Event Title: SoundSpace: Deep Listening
Event Description:

This iteration of the Blanton's award-winning series SoundSpace celebrates the composer Pauline Oliveros, her concept of Deep Listening, and her memorable performances in cathedrals and massive underground cisterns. Saxophonist Joe McPhee, Austin Hall of Fame inductee Heloise Gold, and other Oliveros collaborators will present works that embellish acoustic traits of the Blanton. The afternoon will culminate in a massive site-specific work that fills every gallery in the museum with sound—audience participation is encouraged.

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015 | 2:00 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: Sunday, August 30, 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, August 29, 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: 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.