Be thankful for art and celebrate late opening times at the penultimate Third Thursday of the year!

We've got two stunning new exhibitions to explore in our Butler gallery too, presenting "Medieval Monsters" that will astound you and colorful prints from the Self Help Graphics & Art studio of East L.A. on display in "Arte Sin Fronteras."

Refuel at our café for a slice of pizza & glass of wine for only $5 (available after 5pm). 🍕🍷

Our full line-up:

12pm ~ MUSIC AT THE BLANTON: Luisa Nardini
Enjoy a special lecture & performance inspired by our Medieval Monsters exhibition!

12:30pm ~ PUBLIC TOUR: Charles White: Celebrating the Gordon Gift
Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the presentation of works by one of America's most influential artists.

5:30pm ~ POP-UP EXHIBITION: Good Enough to Eat 🍎
Come feast your eyes on works of art that illustrate exactly that – feasts!

6pm ~ WITHOUT BORDERS: Self Help Graphics and the State of Latinx Art
A special conversation in conjunction with our exhibition "Arte Sin Fronteras: Prints from the Self Help Graphics Studio." Our speakers will be Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, Dr. Gilberto Cárdenas, and Amelia Malagamba. This will take place in our auditorium.

7:30pm ~ MUSIC AT THE BLANTON: Nathan Felix
This special event presents a newly-composed immersive opera performance in our atrium.

FREE ADMISSION every Thursday is made possible by The Moody Foundation.

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.

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: Free Admission

Presenter Details

  • Name: Blanton Museum of Art

Venue Details

  • Address: 200 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78712