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Second Saturdays: October 2023

2023sat14oct3:00 pmsat8:00 pmSecond Saturdays: October 2023Second Saturdays—it's a vibe

A group of people sat on a large picnic blanket. On the blanket are boards of food and baskets containing flowers and wine

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.)

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!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (all events subject to change)
The galleries open late till 8 p.m.

MUSIC: Live DJ sets by Wellcaptured & DJ Lauren Light, plus live performances from Money Chicha & Brent Clifton.

ART: In The Museum Galleries (Michener Gallery Building)
Butler, Paper Vault, Contemporary Project, Film & Video galleries: Don’t miss our special exhibitions Forces of Nature: Ancient Maya Art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and If the Sky Were Orange: Art in the Time of Climate Change. Don’t forget to stop by gallery feature Unbreakable: Feminist Visions from the Gilberto Cárdenas and Dolores Garcia Collection

6pm – Curator’s Choice: Florencia Bazzano, Assistant Curator of Latin American Art, will discuss the work Nicola Costurera [Nicola Seamstress] by Nicola Costantino in the newly reinstalled Latin American galleries.

In The Capitol Room (Smith Building)
3pm – Art with an Expert: Sandra Sawatzky: Hear from an artist whose work is featured in If the Sky Were Orange: Art in the Time of Climate Change.

BITES & BEVS: Pack a picnic or purchase local food and drinks for sale, available for purchase between 3-8pm. in our Smith Building. Card & digital payments only:
The Grey Market
Haymaker

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-05:00) View in my time

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