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Second Saturdays: January 2024 - Feat. Ray Prim & silent disco w/ Peligrosa Collective

2024sat13jan3:00 pmsat8:00 pmSecond Saturdays: January 2024 - Feat. Ray Prim & silent disco w/ Peligrosa CollectiveMore art, a pop-up print show, and a live performance by Ray Prim plus a silent disco w/ Peligrosa Collective

Event Details

WHEN/WHERE: 
3–8 p.m. at the 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.

Two people looking at a large painting with orange clouds over a blue sky

Art on View (Michener Gallery Building)

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

A headshot of Meg Burns from the curatorial team at the Blanton Musuem of Art

4pm – Curator’s Choice talk

Meg Burns, Curatorial Administrative Assistant, will discuss the work The Waiting Room by Joey Fauerso in our Modern & Contemporary Art galleries.

3pm-8pm – Print to Impress Pop-Up Print Show

Stop by our H-E-B Study Room and get up close with prints not often on view from the Blanton’s collection. This special pop-up print show is sure to impress with prints of extraordinary effort and unusual process.

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

Experience a silent disco in the museum with a DJ set by Peligrosa Collective. Renowned Austin singer-songwriter Ray Prim will perform an acoustic set in our Meredith Lounge, with Diana Burgess accompanying on cello.

Ray Prim
Austin-based singer-songwriter Ray Prim.

Members of the Peligrosa Collective.

BITES & BEVS: Purchase local food and drinks for sale, available for purchase between 3-8pm by Flyrite Chicken and 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 #BlantonNewGrounds & #MoodyPatio and tag us @blantonmuseum!

PARKING / TRANSPORT: Parking is available in the Brazos Garage. Please note, there may be heightened traffic due to students returning to UT. Be sure to plan extra time for parking. 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)

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