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Perspectives: Beverly Adams

Event Title: Perspectives: Beverly Adams
Event Description:

Blanton curator of Latin American art Beverly Adams discusses surrealism in South America and the importance of artists featured in the Tate collection.

Date: Thursday, January 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.

Film Screening: Museum Hours

Event Title: Film Screening: Museum Hours
Event Description:

Director Jem Cohen's 2012 film about a security guard and a tourist who meet unexpectedly in Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum and together explore art, aging, loss, and friendship. 106 minutes.

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 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:

12 p.m. Yoga in the Galleries

5:30 p.m. Beat the Rush: Graham Reynolds

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occuring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, November 30, 2014 | 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 3:00 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: Jazz ensemble and Abstract Expressionism

Event Title: Midday Music Series: Jazz ensemble and Abstract Expressionism
Event Description:

Midday Music Series is a collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres. The program features performances by faculty and student musicians, who will discuss how the music relates to the visual arts. This month features jazz composers who have written new pieces about works in the Blanton's collection.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

 

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | 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.

Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014 | 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: James Drake & David Krakauer

Event Title: Perspectives: James Drake & David Krakauer
Event Description:

Artist James Drake discusses with renowned physicist David Krakauer the ways in which artists and scientists imagine the future.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 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.

Drop-in Public Tour: Spanish Language Tour – James Drake

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Spanish Language Tour – James Drake
Event Description:

Spanish language tour of James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash).

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 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.

Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 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:

12 p.m. Yoga in the Galleries

12:30 p.m.

Blanton Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art Beverly Adams on La línea continua.

5:30 p.m. Beat the Rush: Datri Bean

6:30 p.m. Perspectives: James Drake

Artist James Drake discusses with renowned physicist David Krakauer the ways in which artists and scientists imagine the future. 

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occurring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014 | 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 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: Marjorie Schwarzer

Event Title: Perspectives: Marjorie Schwarzer
Event Description:

Marjorie Schwarzer, museum historian, presents her research on contemporary museum practices in the United Arab Emirates.

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014 | 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: Doris Salcedo

Event Title: Perspectives: Doris Salcedo
Event Description:

Colombian artist Doris Salcedo talks about her work and its connection to political history in conjunction with a special installation of her work at the Blanton. The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so please arrive early.

Funding provided by the Barbara Duncan Centennial Endowed Lectureship.

Date: Friday, November 7, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Free and open to the public.
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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014 | 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 | 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.

Art21: Legacy Screening

Event Title: Art21: Legacy Screening
Event Description:

The Blanton is pleased to host a special evening of public events including a screening of “Legacy,” an episode of PBS’s primetime Art21 series, Art in the Twenty-First Century. This Peabody-award winning series showcases some of the most interesting and engaging contemporary art to a broad public audience. In addition to this sneak preview, the evening will include a self-guided visit of the Blanton’s galleries before the screening and a panel discussion on the many roles contemporary art can play in the classroom.

5 p.m. Legacy inspired gallery activities

6:15 p.m. Screening

7:15 p.m. Panel discussion featuring art educator Samantha Melvin, Curatorial Assistant to modern and contemporary art at the Blanton Amethyst Beaver, and Associate Professor of Art Education at UT, Dr. Christina Bain

This free event is made possible with the generous support of Mobius Risk Group.

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 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.

Perspectives: Annette Carlozzi

Event Title: Perspectives: Annette Carlozzi
Event Description:

Blanton Curator at Large Annette Carlozzi on Anatomy of Drawing and Space

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 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: Percussion ensemble

Event Title: Midday Music Series: Percussion ensemble
Event Description:

Midday Music Series is a collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres. The program features performances by faculty and student musicians, who will discuss how the music relates to the visual arts. This month, the UT Percussion Studio plays works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers John Luther Adams, Caroline Shaw, and Jennifer Higdon. These pieces incorporate classical and contemporary elements into their scores, just as the work of James Drake incorporates classical and contemporary subject matter and aesthetics.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

 

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 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.

Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,242 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 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.

B scene: Exquisite Corpse

Event Title: B scene: Exquisite Corpse
Event Description:

Discover the mind-bending world of the exquisite corpse at the Blanton Museum! Based on an old parlor game, Exquisite Corpse invites participants to write a phrase or draw a picture on a sheet of paper, fold the paper to conceal part of it, and pass it on to the next player for his or her contribution. The idea originated with the Surrealists in Paris in 1925 when the first compiled phrase was, “Le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau." ("The exquisite corpse shall drink the new wine.")

Explore the mind of artist James Drake in the new exhibition, James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash). Bringing the party to life will be the Dead Music Capital Band, who will provide some macabre music mashups that will boggle your brains. Later, THAT Damn Band will scare up some exquisite corpses on the dance floor with their phantasmagoric musical stylings.

Join in on all the fun at B scene by taking a tour of the exhibition, creating some exquisite corpse art with Shea Little of EAST and Big Medium, devouring a bite (of food), imbibing a cocktail, and finding your dark groove on the dance floor. Advance copies of the 2014 E.A.S.T. catalogue will be available.

For more information and tickets, please visit our B scene page.

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fees/Admission: FREE for members / $12 general public
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.