Blanton Block Party

Blanton Block Party

Explore the Blanton at a free day-to-night community festival celebrating the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries! The Blanton Block Party is the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted with the museum’s collection, while experiencing outdoor family art activities, a museum studies symposium, live music, food, and tours throughout the day. Enjoy a lecture and book signing by renowned artist Nina Katchadourian, in conjunction with her exhibition, Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Transition to evening with a special party featuring after-hours art viewing, a cash bar, light bites, live music and dancing, a photobooth, and art-making activities.

The Blanton’s Come as You Are Series, Films of the 90s: Party Girl


In conjunction with the Blanton’s exhibit, Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, the museum will screen important films that premiered throughout the decade. Join us on April 3rd as we screen Party Girl, Parker Posey’s breakout performance as a library clerk with a wild nightlife. Co-presented with Homo Arigato. (Parental discretion is advised, as the film may contain mature content.)

Date: Sunday 4/3/2016

Location: Blanton Museum of Art, MLK at Congress (200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78701)


Price: $5-$9, free with valid UT ID