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Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays—it’s a vibe.

It’s a vibe every second Saturday. Enjoy live music and DJ sets on the Moody Patio and explore the galleries—open late till 8 p.m. Plus, dive deeper into the art with curator-led tours and art talks.

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WHEN: 3–8 p.m., every second Saturday. Rain or shine.
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.

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Upcoming Dates

2024sat09mar3:00 pmsat8:00 pmSecond Saturdays: March 2024 - "The Floating World" EditionInspired by our Japanese woodblock print exhibition, enjoy themed art activities and talks, plus a special performance by the Austin Japanese Minyo Dance Group!

2024sat09mar3:30 pmJapanese Woodblock Printing with Daryl HowardJoin Austin-based artist Daryl Howard for an interactive woodblock printing activity inspired by "The Floating World: Masterpieces of Edo Japan"

2024sat09mar5:00 pmArt with an Expert: Dr. Sarah Thompson discusses Japanese woodblock printsTake a deep dive into art, art histories, and more with these hour-long talks presented by distinguished art professionals.

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2024sat13apr3:00 pmsat8:00 pmSecond Saturdays: April 2024 - Designed for SpringAnni Albers-inspired talks, live music, and more!

2024sat13apr4:00 pmLoom Demonstration with Zanny CoxJoin Austin-based artist Zanny Cox for an interactive weaving demonstration inspired by "Anni Albers: In Thread and On Paper."

2024sat13apr5:00 pmArt with an Expert: Fritz Horstman discusses Anni AlbersTake a deep dive into art, art histories, and more with these hour-long talks presented by distinguished art professionals.

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2024sun12may1:00 pmsun5:00 pmSecond "Sunday" May 2024 - Take Mom to the MuseumThis year, we're hosting a second "Sunday" celebration on Mother's Day!

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