A group of people on picnic blankets in the center of the Blanton Museum's Moody Patio. In the background are tall petal-like structures and in the distance you can see the Capitol building

Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays—it’s a vibe.

Art. Music. Picnics.

Every second Saturday, come hang on the Blanton’s new Moody Patio. Enjoy live DJ sets on the museum’s redesigned grounds and explore the galleries—open late till 8 p.m. Pack a picnic or purchase local food and drinks for sale.

Individual events are listed below. Click to expand and read details.

WHEN: 3–8 p.m., every second Saturday
ADMISSION (includes access to the museum):
$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.)
PLAN YOUR VISIT: Check our Before Your Visit page for parking info, maps, & more. View our Accessibility & Amenities page for detailed navigation and other resources. Visit our FAQs section to help plan your Second Saturday at the Blanton. If you have questions, accommodation needs (including sign language interpretation), or would like more information contact our Visitor Services team at 512.471.5482 or via email at accessibility@blantonmuseum.org.

Support for Second Saturdays at the Blanton is generously provided by H-E-B. Media Sponsor: The Austin Chronicle.

two logos, H-E-B (helping here) and The Austin Chronicle

Upcoming Dates

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

2023sat14oct3:00 pmArt with an Expert: Sandra SawatzkyHear from Canadian textile artist Sandra M. Sawatzky, in conversation with the Claire Howard, Blanton Associate Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

2023sat11nov3:00 pmsat8:00 pmSecond Saturdays: November 2023Second Saturdays—it's a vibe

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