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June 2017

Public Tour: Women in Art

June 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

As artist or subject, women have played an important role in the art world throughout history. Explore the Blanton’s newly reimagined collection for an insightful look at this dynamic topic, with themes ranging from gender politics, female artists in the 20th century, women and allegory, and more. Included with museum admission; Free for members and…

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July 2017

Public Tour: Symbol and Allegory: The Hidden Language of Art

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what artists had in mind when they created an artwork? How did past audiences recognize messages encoded into works of art? This illuminating glimpse into the hidden language of artists will take you through the Europe of centuries past as you explore our newly reimagined galleries. Included with museum admission; Free…

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Public Tour: Persuasion: Messages & Meaning in Art

July 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A picture is worth a thousand words, the adage goes, and artists have communicated messages and meaning with their art from the beginning of time. From the church-sponsored art of the 17th century to contemporary art reflecting on war, poverty, and politics, artists have sought to persuade the masses. See all of the ways artists…

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Public Tour: The Changing American Landscape

July 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The wide-open spaces of the American West have beckoned artists since the 19th century. Trace the development of landscape painting from its roots in Europe to its culmination in the 21st century during this tour that features the newly reinstalled C.R. Smith Collection of Western Art. Admission is free on Thursdays. The Blanton is located at the…

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Public Tour: Women in Art

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As artist or subject, women have played an important role in the art world throughout history. Explore the Blanton’s newly reimagined collection for an insightful look at this dynamic topic, with themes ranging from gender politics, female artists in the 20th century, women and allegory, and more. Included with museum admission; Free for members and…

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Public Tour: Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Encounter dangerous beasts, cunning adversaries, and assorted demons – join dutiful heroes, loyal friends and strong women in Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition provides a compelling introduction to classic Indian and Persian texts through dynamic images representing the highest achievement of court painting from several…

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Public Tour: Symbol and Allegory: The Hidden Language of Art

July 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Have you ever wondered what artists had in mind when they created an artwork? How did past audiences recognize messages encoded into works of art? This illuminating glimpse into the hidden language of artists will take you through the Europe of centuries past as you explore our newly reimagined galleries. Admission is free on Thursdays.…

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Public Tour: Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Encounter dangerous beasts, cunning adversaries, and assorted demons – join dutiful heroes, loyal friends and strong women in Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition provides a compelling introduction to classic Indian and Persian texts through dynamic images representing the highest achievement of court painting from several…

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Public Tour: Persuasion: Messages & Meaning in Art

July 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A picture is worth a thousand words, the adage goes, and artists have communicated messages and meaning with their art from the beginning of time. From the church-sponsored art of the 17th century to contemporary art reflecting on war, poverty, and politics, artists have sought to persuade the masses. See all of the ways artists…

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Public Tour: Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art

July 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Encounter dangerous beasts, cunning adversaries, and assorted demons – join dutiful heroes, loyal friends and strong women in Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition provides a compelling introduction to classic Indian and Persian texts through dynamic images representing the highest achievement of court painting from several…

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