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Art with an Expert: Fritz Horstman discusses Anni Albers

2024sat13apr5:00 pmArt with an Expert: Fritz Horstman discusses Anni AlbersTake a deep dive into art, art histories, and more with these hour-long talks presented by distinguished art professionals.

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Event Details

WHEN/WHERE: 3 p.m. Capitol Room, Smith Building, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, TX 78712

Take a deep dive into art, art histories, and more with these hour-long talks presented by distinguished art professionals. Hear Fritz Horstman, Education Director at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and curator of Anni Albers: In Thread and On Paper, discuss the life of this canonical weaver, designer, printmaker, and author. Horstman’s lecture will highlight Albers’s transition from weaving to printmaking and the ideas that remained remarkably consistent throughout her long career.

This event is part of our Second Saturday scheduled programming.

Admission on Second Saturdays: $20 (Ages 6-17: $10; 5 & under: Free)
Blanton Members: Always FREE Not yet a member? Join today!
(Other discounts such as UT ID Holder, Military, K-12 Teacher, Senior do not apply)

ABOUT FRITZ HORSTMAN

Fritz Horstman is a curator, educator, and artist based in Bethany, Connecticut, where he is Education Director at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. He has curated exhibitions in Italy, Ireland, Croatia, Norway, and the United States, including Anni Albers: In Thread and On Paper, which originated at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT, before moving to the Syracuse University Art Museum, and now the Blanton Museum of Art. He has lectured and given workshops at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Yale University, Harvard University, l’École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, Lebanese American University in Beirut, The Royal Academy of Art in London, and many other institutions. He is the author of Interacting with Color: A Practical Guide to Josef Albers’s Color Experiments, which will be published by Yale University Press in spring 2024.

Go to our Before You Visit page for more details and information when planning your visit. Visit our FAQs section to help plan your Second Saturday at the Blanton. A limited number of lockers are available to use in our Check-In Building (first come, first served). If you have specific accommodation needs, please email us at accessibility@blantonmuseum.org Please note, the Blanton café is closed until further notice.

PARKING / TRANSPORT: Parking is available in the Brazos Garage. Normal rates can be paid directly at the garage. (Blanton Members get a $4 discounted rate at Check-In, valid all day). Ride-shares can drop off in the new Museum Drop-Off on the east side of the museum. Bicycle racks are available on the south side of Jester Center and on the west side of the museum’s Smith Administration Building. Public transit is encouraged; Cap Metro bus routes 1, 3, 7, 10, 18, 19, 20, 801, and 803 have stops within walking distance. 

Support for Second Saturdays at the Blanton is generously provided by H-E-B. Media Sponsor: The Austin Chronicle.

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