Free Admission: Third Thursday




Event Details


Stay cool and cultured at another free day-to-night out at the museum! Check out our special programs below, including a free concert by Austin Baroque Orchestra.

It's also a great opportunity to witness the stunning exhibition "This Is The Day" by Jeffrey Gibson. Learn more about it here -> bit.ly/2ElTE9m

If you need to refuel between art-gazing, stop by our café for a slice of pizza & glass of wine for only $5 (available after 5pm). ??

Our full line-up:

12:30pm ~ PUBLIC TOUR: This Is The Day
Join this free tour and learn more about the vibrant exhibition by artist Jeffrey Gibson.

5pm ~ ART TALK: Art Talk: The New Life of Old Maps
Enjoy a fascinating discussion featuring historian Michael Hironymous and artist Mariana Castillo Deball, in conjunction with our current Paper Vault exhibition "Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico."

6pm ~ LIVE MUSIC:
The music ensemble return for a special concert, performing works by Santiago Billoni, Ignacio Jerúsalem, and Roque Ceruti, Italian musicians who migrated to Durango, Mexico City and Lima in the 18th century to the enhancement of each local musical scene.

7:30-8:00pm ~ SLOW LOOKING
Join us for another relaxed 30-minute conversation around a single work of art on view at the museum. This month, we will be exploring a selected work featured in current exhibition "This Is The Day" by Jeffrey Gibson.

FREE ADMISSION every Thursday is made possible by The .

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: Exhibition view of "This Is The Day" by Jeffrey Gibson. ?by .