february, 2018

15feb(feb 15)10:00 am(feb 15)10:00 amFeaturedThird Thursday at the BlantonA Free Day of Art-Inspired Activities!

Event Details

Join us for another free day of art, music, and inspiration! We’ll be open late until 9pm, so plenty of time to explore our collection and enjoy some art-related activities!   You can refuel at our café with a slice of pizza & glass of wine for $5 (available after 5pm).

Our full line-up:

12:30pm-1:00pm ~ Public Tour: Persuasion: Messages & Meaning in Art
See all of the ways artists convey messages on this tour of our permanent collection.

5:30-6:15pm ~ Beat the Rush: Charlie Magnone
Skip the ATX traffic and experience this unique program for emerging artists. This week’s program is led by Fast Forward Austin‘s Co-Director Charlie Magnone, presenting “Mad Rush” by Philip Glass (performed by Charlie Magnone), Philip Glass String Quartet 5 selections (performed by Invoke), and “Piano Phase” by Steve Reich performed by Joshua Straub and Charlie Magnone .

7:30-8:00pm ~ Slow Looking
Enjoy a thoughtful and relaxed 30-minute conversation about a single work of art on view at the museum.

And don’t miss our current exhibition “Line Form Color,” a selection of bold works on paper from our collection.

Museum admission is always free on Thursdays. On the third Thursday of each month, the museum remains open until 9 pm.

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Paid parking is available in the Blanton/Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring your ticket with you to the front desk of the museum.

IMAGE CREDIT
Kazuya Sakai
Untitled, 1975
screenprint
22x 22 in.
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
Gift of Dr. Damián Bayón, 1977

Time

(Thursday) 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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