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Third Thursday

Date: 
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

We have an eclectic mix of art-fueled activities for November's Third Thursday, including our "Dancing with Death" exhibition -- now on view!

Join us for a day filled with FREE events -- from live music to tours -- and refuel at our café with a slice of pizza & glass of wine for $5 (available after 5pm).

Check out our full line-up:

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Free Film Screening: Mahabharata

Date: 
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Experience the opulence of Ancient India in a rare public screening of the 1985 adaptation of Indian Epic, 'Mahabharata'.

Directed by Peter Brook, the original stage play was 9 hours long, then reduced to a 6-hour TV mini-series, which later became this cinematic version of 171 minutes.

Considered a monumental movie of its time, this review from The Caravan Magazine provides a thoughtful read → http://bit.ly/2xwqtO7

The Blanton's Third Thursday

Date: 
Thu, 09/15/2016 (All day)

Join us for art and activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday! Admission is free and the museum stays open through 9pm for a variety of exciting public programs. Check out the schedule below:

12 pm Yoga in the Galleries
Adriene Mishler from Yoga with Adriene leads a free all-levels yoga class in the Blanton atrium. No mat or experience necessary! We recommend arriving early to secure a spot in the class.

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Austin Refugee Day Festival

Date: 
Sun, 06/05/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The first annual Austin Refugee Day Festival is a city-wide event hosted by local agencies who serve refugee and migrant families.

This free event is open to the public and will be a fun park day for the community! It will include 5-on-5 soccer matches, kids’ activities including a Velcro wall, inflatable bounce houses, multi-lingual cartoons, face painting, outdoor games, information and resource booths, as well as a variety of food vendors on site!

The Young Journey Experience

Date: 
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Come join us at the Dougherty Arts Theater on November 7th from 4pm-4:30pm.

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Third Thursday at the Blanton

Date: 
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Visit the Blanton during its free evening of art and activities! This week’s featured events are yoga in the galleries, a Beat the Rush performance of string trio and electronics by Justin Sherburn, film conversation on the upcoming documentary, 'Canine Soldiers,' and Art Gazes, a special, slow looking tour. Enjoy an extended happy hour in the Blanton Café, featuring a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for just $5.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

Screenings at the Blanton: Lassie

Date: 
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Peter O’Toole and Peter Dinklage co-star with the famous collie in this 2005 adventure set in the Scottish highlands (100 minutes). Shown in conjunction of the Blanton exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Midday Music at the Blanton: Hispanic Heritage Outreach Concert

Date: 
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of Latin American music, with commentary in English and Spanish, and experience the connection of Latin American music to art on view in the America/Americas exhibition at the Blanton. Presented in Conjunction with the Austin Chamber Music Festival.

A collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art, exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

Third Thursday at the Blanton

Date: 
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

Visit the Blanton during its free evening of art and activities! This week’s featured events are Doga (an outdoor yoga class for dogs and their owners), a performance by an avant-blues quintet Churchwood, film screening of "Umberto D," and Art Gazes, a special, slow looking tour. Enjoy an extended happy hour in the Blanton Café, featuring a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for just $5.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Workshops at the Blanton: Bonding with Pets

Date: 
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:00pm

Come experience this interactive workshop led by Amber Rowland, Behavior Program Manager at the Austin Animal Center, and deepen your bond with your pet.

Advance registration for this free workshop is required, as space is limited.
Contact publicprograms@blantonmuseum.org to register today.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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