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"The Sweetest" Second Saturday: February 2024 - feat. DJ Suli & Midnight Navy

2024sat10feb3:00 pmsat8:00 pm"The Sweetest" Second Saturday: February 2024 - feat. DJ Suli & Midnight NavyThere's plenty to love about our February event!

People walking inside a contemporary art gallery space

Event Details

WHEN/WHERE: 
3–8 p.m. on the Moody Patio, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, TX 78712

ADMISSION:
$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.)

EVENT SCHEDULE

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

3pm-8pm – You Had Me at Prints Pop-Up Print Show (H-E-B Study Room, Michener Gallery Building)

Stop by our H-E-B Study Room and fall in love with prints that include odd couples, love birds, mythological pairs, and even the solo dreamer. This special one-day show is an opportunity to get up close with prints from the Blanton’s collection not often on view.

Print on left: Joseph Simpson, A Rose, 1926, Blanton Museum of Art, Transfer from the Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Valentine's cards and stationery

3-6pm – Valentine’s Card-Making Activity (Meredith Lounge, Michener Gallery Building)

Get creative and make your own Valentine for a special someone! Come to our art-making station in the Meredith Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Michener Gallery Building and make a card to share to a loved one. Open to visitors of all ages.

Holly Borham headshot

4pm – Curator’s Choice talk (European Art Gallery, Michener Gallery Building)

Holly Borham, Associate Curator, Prints and Drawings and European Paintings, will discuss new-on-view works inside the reinstalled European galleries.

3pm-8pm – Live Music (Michener Gallery Building)

Experience a DJ set by Sulaiman and a live performance by Midnight Navy. Get in the mood by checking out our Blanton X Valentine’s Spotify list featuring staff picks!

A hand holding a paper bag which reads "Art is where you find it"

Museum Store Discounts on Jewelry!

Enjoy 20% off ALL jewelry purchases + an additional 10% for Blanton Members (yep, that’s 30% off!).

BITES & BEVS: Enjoy a complimentary charcuterie board & sweet treats, courtesy of H.E.B. (while supplies last), plus beer, wine, and bubbles available for purchase between 3-8pm from Haymaker. Card & digital payments only.

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 #BlantonMuseum & #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.

Time

(Saturday) 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-06:00) View in my time

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