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Blanton Talks: A Conversation with the Curators of Imperial Augsburg

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Sat, 10/05/2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Freyda Spira (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Gregory Jecmen (National Gallery of Art), curators of Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings 1475-1540, discuss the exhibition.

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Blanton Museum Contemporary Artist Panel: Fascination with Realism

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Thu, 06/20/2013 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Three leading figures in contemporary art, Keith Edmier, Peter Rostovsky, and Isaac Layman, will discuss their diverse works included in the Blanton’s summer exhibition Lifelike,  in a conversation with the exhibition’s curator, Siri Engberg of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The panel will explore artists’ fascination with realism and the ways in which its been integrated into contemporary art from the 1960s to present.

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Perspectives Talk: Restoration and Revelation

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Thu, 12/06/2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

 

Join Francesca Consagra, the Blanton’s senior curator of prints, drawings, and European paintings, for an insightful talk on the exhibition Restoration and Revelation: Conserving the Suida-Manning Collection.

Cost: Free

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Blanton Screening: "Herb and Dorothy"

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Thu, 07/19/2012 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

This film tells the extraordinary story of Herbert Vogel, a postal clerk, and Dorothy Vogel, a librarian, who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means.  This film offers insight into the Vogel’s gift of fifty works to The Blanton, on view in The Collecting Impulse: Fifty Works from Dorothy and Herbert Vogel.

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Third Thursday at the Blanton

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Thu, 07/19/2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Art-Making Activites for Families

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Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thu, 07/05/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/06/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thu, 07/19/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thu, 07/26/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/03/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thu, 08/09/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/10/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experiment with watercolors as you create your own abstracted painting inspired by the work of Richard Francisco, an artist featured in The Collecting Impulse.

Summer drop-in art activities at The Blanton, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 10, provide an opportunity for families to learn more about artworks on view and the creative process by making their own art. There's a different art activity each week! Recommended for ages 7 and up.

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Family Creativity Center

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Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/06/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/03/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/10/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/17/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/24/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/31/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/14/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/21/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/05/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/14/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/21/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Inspired from looking at art in the galleries? Take a break and create some of your own at the Family Creativity Center located on the second floor mezzanine. Relax and enjoy the view of Paul Villinski’s Passage and the atrium space.

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Touch Kits

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Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/06/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/03/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/10/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/17/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/24/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 08/31/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/14/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/21/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/05/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/14/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/21/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Discover our current exhibition The Human Touch by activating your senses of touch and sight with this self-guided kit. Discuss the art you like best and explore different textures that can be seen in artworks using Feel and Find bags. Kits available just outside the exhibition entrance. Recommended for ages 4-10.

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