Join us for our free evening of art and activities. Enjoy an extended happy hour in the Blanton Cafe, featuring a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for just $5.
5:30pm - Beat the Rush
Skip rush hour traffic and join us for an uplifting and relaxing encounter with art and music.
6:00pm - Screenings at the Blanton: Gerhard Richter Painting
The process of creation is explored in this film, which depicts the famous German artist as he paints and treats the canvas in real time. Several of Richter’s works will be on display as part of the exhibition Lifelike. Contemporary art scholar Katie Geha will speak about the film, the exhibition, and Richter. Running time: 97 minutes. Located in the Blanton Auditorium.
6:00pm – Art Gazes
Art Gazes is a new series of gallery talks featuring slow, contemplative conversations about artworks in the Blanton’s collection.
6:30pm – Yoga in the Galleries (Space is limited; Passes distributed beginning at 5:30pm)
7:00pm – Art Glimpses
In contrast to Art Gazes, the Blanton’s Art Glimpses series presents a more fast-paced, lively gallery session featuring multiple artworks in the Blanton’s collection.
7:30pm – Docent-led Tour, Meets in the Atrium
Media sponsor: Univision
Free Thursdays and Third Thursdays are supported in part by the Austin Community Foundation.