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11:00 am

Blanton Block Party

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Explore the Blanton at a free day-to-night community festival celebrating the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries! The Blanton Block Party is the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted with the museum’s collection, while experiencing outdoor family art activities, a museum studies symposium, live music, food, and tours throughout the day. Enjoy a lecture and book signing by renowned artist... More

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1:00 pm

Perspectives: Museum Studies Symposium

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
installation image of the new blanton galleries

Blanton staff members present pecha kucha talks (20 slides, each displayed for 20 seconds) to present key works and themes in the Blanton’s reinstalled collection. The symposium culminates with a premiere of the 25-minute world premiere piece composed by Adrian Quesada, Adelia Faizullina, and Steve Parker, in response to the Blanton’s collection. https://youtu.be/Ozs2pkyvwhA

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4:00 pm

Perspectives: Nina Katchadourian

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
image of a woman looking at postcards on a wall

Artist Nina Katchadourian speaks about her major exhibition, Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser, with Blanton curator Veronica Roberts. Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

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