Second Saturday August 2024: The (silent!) Disco edition

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Event Details

3–8 p.m., Saturday, August 10
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, TX 78712

$20: Ages 18 & up
$10: Ages 6-17
FREE: Ages 5 & under
FREE: Blanton Members Not yet a member? Join today!

(Please note, regular museum discounts such as UT ID Holder, Military, K-12 Teacher, Student, and Senior do not apply for special events.)


All events subject to change. The galleries open till 8 p.m.

Art on View (Michener Gallery Building)

Explore a wide variety of galleries & don’t miss these special exhibitions:

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Curator’s Choice: Carter Foster discusses Abstract Expressionism (Michener Gallery Building)

Carter Foster, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Prints and Drawings, will discuss Abstract Expressionism in our Modern & Contemporary galleries, including a work by Joan Mitchell.

Silent Disco w/ Peligrosa Collective (Michener Building)

It’s our second silent disco in the museum and we’re thrilled to welcome back DJs Peligrosa Collective!

Food & Drink

B.Y.O.P. [bring your own picnic] and enjoy it on the grounds. Alternatively, food by Flyrite Chicken and drinks from Haymaker will be available for purchase.

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.

Remember to share your experience on social using #BlantonNewGrounds & #MoodyPatio and tag us @blantonmuseum!

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.


August 10, 2024 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

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