april, 2019

19apr(apr 19)12:00 pmFeaturedKelly & The BlantonA lunchtime lecture series exploring the life and practice of Ellsworth Kelly

Event Details

Our inaugural lunchtime lecture series has been extended another year!  Join us for the first event of 2019 which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the history of Austin with Blanton director Simone Wicha and Blanton curator Veronica Roberts.

This event will take place in our Capitol Room, located across the plaza in our Smith building, and is free with museum admission. Everyone is welcome to bring lunch.  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.

Simone Wicha and Ellsworth Kelly at Kelly’s Studio in Spencertown, NY, 2014

About Kelly &…

Launched in conjunction with the opening of Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” in 2018, this informal series explores interesting facets of Kelly’s practice, from his service in the Ghost Army during World War II to his postcard collages, a little-known, fascinating body of work. All talks are held on Fridays at 12 noon in the Smith Building Capitol Room and are free with museum admission. You are welcome to bring your lunch.

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

Time

(Friday) 12:00 pm

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