Join Qmmunity for The Austin Chronicle\’s Summer of Pride Party, presented in partnership with Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Austin Pride, and The Blanton Museum of
Join Qmmunity for The Austin Chronicle’s Summer of Pride Party, presented in partnership with Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Austin Pride, and The Blanton Museum of Art!
Enjoy bites from El Alma Cafe, music by GirlFriend ATX, treats from Lick Honest Ice Creams, drinks, prizes, and a special chance to explore the new exhibition ’Jeffery Gibson: This Is the Day.’
In This Is the Day, Gibson draws on his queer identity and Cherokee and Choctaw heritage to make exuberant works that celebrate and explore identity. Weaving together references to drag and ball culture, high fashion, Native American forms, and pop culture, Gibson creates powerful assertions of inclusivity.
Free Admission with RSVP, must be 21 and up to enter.
RSVP and details at austinchronicle.com/summerofprideparty
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The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 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 for payment and validation.
Image Credit: Jeffrey Gibson. PEOPLE LIKE US, 2018. Custom-printed polyester satin and neoprene, cotton, silk Ikat velvet, wool, repurposed quilt, tapestry, and vestment, with glass, plastic, and stone beads, nickel and brass studs, brass grommets, cultured pearls, nylon ribbon, and artificial sinew on canvas, suspended from tipi poles with rawhide ties, 85 x 74 x 5 in. (215.9 x 188 x 12.7 cm). Courtesy of the artist; Roberts Projects, Los Angeles; Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York; and Kavi Gupta, Chicago. Photograph by Caitlin Mitchell. Image courtesy of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College.
(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm