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ICYMI Read @LydiaPyne's @hyperallergic review to learn more about this fascinating display of maps, on view for the first time. "Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-Century Mexico" closes August 25, 2019 → bit.ly/2KJY9wQ
RT @ManuscriptSoc: Surveying the #archival research behind ‘Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-Century Mexico’ at @blantonmuseum: ht…
What @BreakingGinger said 🙌 Some great advice as we welcome new #Longhorns to @UTAustin this week! Remember, we're free with UT ID! #UT23 twitter.com/BreakingGinger…
RT @MOA_org: Fascinating @blantonmuseum exhibit of Indigenous pinturas that “record traditions of mapmaking that demonstrate alternative us…
“You see how the two visual traditions are mingling in one single document.” Learn more about our current Paper Vault exhibition "Mapping Memory" via @atlasobscura. Closes Sunday, August 25th! #closingweek → bit.ly/2NbYVVV
We had the BEST time at our B scene: A Love Supreme party last month! Special thanks to @TresOuiTresOui Masculine Pain, Louisianna Purchase, @workoutericanix @SunRadioTX's @MarkMurrayATX for superb performances! Stay tuned for our next event 10/25! 📷 → bit.ly/2GPZd0R https://t.co/fLl01teBfw
Traveling through Wisconsin this summer? Don't miss "Like A Hammer" at the @MMoCAMadison, showcasing the work of artist #JeffreyGibson in this major exhibition. See his work in Austin at #ThisIsTheDayATX, now on view at the Blanton through 9/29 → bit.ly/2MWO8is
RT @llilasbenson: This afternoon, Aug. 15, FREE, at @blantonmuseum. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see many of the 16th-century Rel…
ICYMI Read @LydiaPyne's @hyperallergic review to learn more about this fascinating display of maps, on view for the first time. "Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-Century Mexico" closes August 25, 2019 → bit.ly/2KJY9wQ
RT @hyperallergic: Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-Century Mexico — currently on view at the @blantonmuseum — features 20 maps dr…
What's it like to be the owner of a tattoo designed by #EllsworthKelly? Find out more in this engaging interview with our curator Carter E. Foster → bit.ly/2H1O7WJ #kellyattheblanton
Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico 🇲🇽 Only a few weeks left to see and explore the centuries old maps, "Mapas de las Relaciones Geográficas," created by Indigenous artists around 1580. Closes 8/25/19. bit.ly/2KGdkXx
ICYMI Read the @AustinChronicle review of current exhibition "Jeffrey Gibson: This Is The Day" → bit.ly/2HbQXbV If you're coming to visit, share your experience with #ThisIsTheDayATX
Need to escape this triple digit weather? 🔥 Then step inside for cool museum temperatures and an even cooler line-up of #ThirdThursday events! Free admission for all 10am-9pm this Thursday 8/15. 😎 Check out our special programs here → bit.ly/2CKVptX #MondayMotivation https://t.co/i8wU1tW4rG
RT @AustinChronicle: VISUAL ARTS REVIEW: Jeffrey Gibson explores his indigenous roots and American identity in this solo exhibition at the…
RT @Iam_Bravo_Photo: Temple of light by Ellsworth Kelly located at the @blantonmuseum These pictures were taken using a Mamiya645 with Kod…
RT @larevistamujer: JUEVES DE MUSEOS . Primer vez en un Museo en Austin exposición curada por ROSARIO I. GRANADOS - MAPPING MEMORY : Space…
Now On View: Sculptor Lily Cox-Richard’s "She-Wolf + Lower Figs." presents new work that responds to the history and materiality of the Blanton’s William J. Battle Collection of Plaster Casts and invites us to consider the legacy of these objects. blantonmuseum.org/rotation/lily-…
ICYMI "Austin" in Austin is as much a must-see on your @instagram feed as it is in person! Thanks for the write-up @NarcityUSA! bit.ly/2YImyrA #kellyattheblanton
If you're feline in the mood for some retail therapy on #internationalcatday, stop by our #museumshop for some purr-ty new pins, now available in-store! 😻 See more gift items on our Pinterest page here → bit.ly/2GUbqSn https://t.co/LETSB1vp44
We had the BEST time at our B scene: A Love Supreme party last month! Special thanks to @TresOuiTresOui Masculine Pain, Louisianna Purchase, @workoutericanix @SunRadioTX's @MarkMurrayATX for superb performances! Stay tuned for our next event 10/25! 📷 → bit.ly/2GPZd0R https://t.co/mWYfhqJOgD
ICYMI "Austin" in Austin is as much a must-see on your @instagram feed as it is in person! Thanks for the write-up @NarcityUSA! bit.ly/2YImyrA #kellyattheblanton
"History shows us a path through the past and the future, but it’s not always accurate.” ICYMI Read @Austin_Monthly's interview with Lily Cox-Richard, discussing her recently-opened exhibit #nowonview. "She-Wolf + Lower Figs" closes December 29, 2019. bit.ly/2OBIaWG
RT @ChronEvents: Shout out to @TreatyOakTX, @circlebrew, and @rambleraustin for supplying the libations for our #SummerofPride party at the…
RT @ryarchives: No visit to Austin should be bereft without a visit to the @blantonmuseum | 📸: @initialsel @ The Blanton Museum of Art http…
Take some tips from a 17th century master of the selfie. Some inspiring sketch snapshots of #Rembrandt via @artnet → bit.ly/2YJA9CO #artselfie
Next time you find yourself walking around Barton Springs and Lamar Boulevard, take time to admire Color Squad's latest mural fusing art and activism. @AustinMonthly austinmonthly.com/AM/August-2019…
GALLERY TALK: #ThisIsTheDayATX - 3pm, tomorrow [8/3] Join Kaila Schedeen, @UT_AAH PhD candidate on this special event in conjunction with our current exhibition by #JeffreyGibson. Learn more → bit.ly/2YDsB0u
"History shows us a path through the past and the future, but it’s not always accurate.” Read @Austin_Monthly's interview with Lily Cox-Richard, discussing her recently-opened exhibit #nowonview. "She-Wolf + Lower Figs" closes December 29, 2019. bit.ly/2OBIaWG
Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico 🇲🇽 Only a few weeks left to see and explore the centuries old maps, "Mapas de las Relaciones Geográficas," created by Indigenous artists around 1580 Visit Mapping Memory now through August 25 at the Blanton! https://t.co/qHRuDwQXrl
Hey Austin, it's a Thursday... that means 🆓 admission all day! View the mesmeric works featured in our exhibition #ThisIsTheDayATX by #JeffreyGibson, open through 9/29. Learn more → bit.ly/2ElTE9m https://t.co/oQh2uwaZFz
Get some last minute summer reading in! Which of these @artnet recommendations are you picking up for your next art read? #beachreads bit.ly/2YvGDFa
The Austin Chronicle's Qmmunity Summer of Pride Party is happening at the Blanton next Wednesday, 8/7! We're partnering with @AustinChronicle, @AustinPride, and @austinlgbtbiz to bring you this free official Austin Pride event! FREE with RSVP: bit.ly/2SOtyBI https://t.co/V2Jz2XQfpl
Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico 🇲🇽 Explore 500+ year-old maps created by Indigenous artists during the Spanish conquest and a long period of European colonization. Visit Mapping Memory now through August 25. https://t.co/bSkXAhZtxE
'“Mapping Memory” enriches our notions of Mexican history and identity, just as it presents another way of approaching how we render architecture and space.' Read more from @TXArchitects about our new exhibition of 500-year-old maps: txamagazine.org/2019/07/26/all… cc: @llilasbenson https://t.co/9mVO0ZG9sv
Your Sunday Read: 3 Perfect Austin Itineraries for Design Lovers from @ArchDigest. Find #EllsworthKelly's #Austin and other beautiful Austin musts on this list. bit.ly/2JUlsEG
Join our trained docent tomorrow at 3 p.m. for an in-depth look at Jeffrey Gibson's "This Is the Day." Guests will see over 50 of Gibson's works made between 2014 and 2018. 📷 Share your experience using #ThisIsTheDayATX Public Tour info: bit.ly/2xIZqOx
Join us today at 3 p.m for a guided tour through our Latin American, European, and Modern and Contemporary galleries. A trained docent will provide context and insights behind the artworks on display in our museum. Public Tour Info → blantonmuseum.org/events/public-…
Louisianna Purchase is scheduled for three fabulous performances throughout the evening, around 8pm, 8:20pm, and 9pm! twitter.com/dragATX/status…
⁦@SunRadioTX⁩ in the house! ⁦@MarkMurrayATX⁩ is broadcasting live from our Rapoport Atrium right now as we prep for B scene: A Love Supreme tonight! Tune in at 101.1 FM then come for the party 6-10pm! Details at blantonmuseum.org/alovesupreme instagram.com/p/B0ZK-JnFpys/…
THIS IS THE DAY YOUR LIFE WILL SURELY CHANGE THIS IS THE DAY WHEN THINGS FALL INTO PLACE We're getting psyched for tonight's #BlantonBscene by listening to @thethe's song that inspired the title of Jeffrey Gibson's exhibit: bit.ly/30Znolg #ThisIstheDayATX https://t.co/Hj4XCsiU8c
B Scene: A Love Supreme is TONIGHT! Celebrate the opening of Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day with a live performances, food & drinks, & more! Free for Blanton Members/$15 for public Buy tickets at blantonmuseum.org/alovesupreme Sponsored by @CultureMapATX & @SunRadioTX
Join us today at 12:30 for an in-depth look at Jeffrey Gibson's "This Is the Day." Our trained docent will guide guests through more than fifty works made between 2014 and 2018. 📷 Share your experience using #ThisIsTheDayATX Public Tour info: bit.ly/2xIZqOx
Break out your neon legwarmers & skinny ties - we're having an '80s dance party & you're invited! Details & tickets: blantonmuseum.org/alovesupreme #BlantonBscene #ThisIstheDayATX Thx to sponsors @SunRadioTX @CultureMapATX https://t.co/mmaJSbOvhw
Join us tomorrow at 12:30 for an in-depth look at Jeffrey Gibson's "This Is the Day." Our trained docent will guide guests through more than fifty works made between 2014 and 2018. 📷 Share your experience using #ThisIsTheDayATX Public Tour info: bit.ly/2xIZqOx
B Scene: A Love Supreme rounds out this week's Things to do in Austin list from @austin360! Who's ready for a Friday night dance party? atxne.ws/2Z9bpki https://t.co/32vU3rvb6v
Join us this today at 3 p.m. for a Public Tour of our world-class art collection! Our trained docent will guide you through our Latin American, European, and Modern and Contemporary galleries, providing context and insights behind the artworks on display. blantonmuseum.org/events/public-…
Your Sunday Morning Read: Find EllsworthKelly's "Austin" at the Blanton on @ELLEmagazine's 30 Places to Instagram In 2019. Read the full list on Elle: bit.ly/2Ss4wrT
Join us today at 3 p.m. for a Public Tour of "Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico" to explore maps created by Indigenous artists around 1580 and learn how and why these maps were created. More about the exhibit → bit.ly/2XHU30F https://t.co/x8Jq6VOUXB
If you missed HEAT, our July pop-up print exhibition featuring searing images from artists Yayoi Kusama, Robert Rauschenberg, Leopoldo Méndez and more, you can view it tonight at Fridays Late Till 8! Event info: blantonmuseum.org/events/july201…
RT @ageofcentraltx: Some of our @ageofcentraltx Thrive Social & Wellness Center members received a special tour of @blantonmuseum this week…
RT @icxicoatl: Came to @blantonmuseum today. I got to experience the Relaciones Geográficas! If you are in Austin be sure to stop and see t…
If your missed HEAT, our July pop-up print exhibition featuring searing images from artists Yayoi Kusama, Robert Rauschenberg, Leopoldo Méndez and more, join us tonight at Fridays Late Till 8! Event info: bit.ly/2YLzRrX
Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico 🇲🇽 Explore 500+ year-old maps created by Indigenous artists during the Spanish conquest and a long period of European colonization. Visit Mapping Memory now through August 25. https://t.co/rx0mceosLI
You can see this vibrant exhibition today for free, as we’re always free on Thursdays! PLUS, it’s #thirdthursday, which means we’re open till 9 pm! #ThisIstheDayATX Bit.ly/GibsonATX twitter.com/prestel_us/sta…
Two creative worlds collide this Thursday! Artists & Authors are 30-minute literary adventures through the museum, weaving together storytelling and works of art for adults and children to explore. Free admission on Third Thursday! bit.ly/2jHOu02
As part of Membership Appreciation Month, members are invited to "B scene: A Love Supreme" on July 26 in celebration of #ThisIstheDayATX! Members get in free with access to a private lounge. Event Info → bit.ly/2XToktx Sponsored by @SunRadioTX and @CultureMapATX. https://t.co/l1LtTdEagB
Jeffrey Gibson's "This Is The Day" is on view just in time for this week's Fridays Late Til 8! Before you visit, read more about the artist and the exhibit in this piece from @ArtsCultureTX → bit.ly/2Semcak https://t.co/SSAQ2exeLc
Join our Follow the Leader tour this Thursday at 11:30 a.m. to explore Blanton’s permanent collections. This tour is open to all ages and abilities. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour. Free admission on Thursdays! More about the tour: bit.ly/2kdljlK
We’re turning up the heat with July’s pop-up print exhibition featuring searing images from artists Yayoi Kusama, Robert Rauschenberg, Leopoldo Méndez and more. Experience “HEAT” this Third Thursday, 7/18 or for Fridays Late Till 8 on 7/19. Event: bit.ly/2YLzRrX
Join us this Thursday at 12:30 for a Public Tour of our world-class art collection! Our trained docent will guide you through fan favorites found in our galleries. blantonmuseum.org/events/public-…
We are honored & delighted to present this fabulous exhibition! More info—> bit.ly/GibsonATX twitter.com/wellinmuseum/s…
THIS is gonna be good, y'all..... 7.26.19 #SavetheDate #BlantonBscene #ThisIstheDayATX #80sMusic https://t.co/pk1q4vPirH
Don't get us wrong. We love Barton Springs and Hamilton Pool and all, but these art-inspired pools look pretty...well, cool. readartdesk.com/feature/the-sw… via @readartdesk https://t.co/mG1z19OB65
Your Sunday read: Artist Jeffrey Gibson’s Artwork Activates Overlooked Histories and Marginalized Identities, @SmithsonianMag → bit.ly/2XMdT6H Jeffrey Gibson’s #ThisIstheDayATX opens today at the Blanton! On view through September 29, 2019.
Join us for our Public Tour today at 3 p.m. Walk through our Latin American, European, and Modern and Contemporary galleries, with a trained docent providing context and insights behind the artworks on display. More info → bit.ly/2Xqivo1
“Music, in particular American pop music, identified me.” Artist Jeffrey Gibson on the use of song titles and lyrics in his work, at tonight’s talk. #ThisIsTheDayATX #blantonmuseum https://t.co/AucRal65jZ
its #Friyay! We’re open till 8 p.m. tonight, with lots to explore — from new exhibitions to new art on view! Make plans for your #datenight or fun with friends/family. blantonmuseum.org/latefridays https://t.co/OvD6UbyVM1
As part of Membership Appreciation Month, members are invited to "B scene: A Love Supreme" on July 26 in celebration of #ThisIstheDayATX! Members get in free with access to a private lounge. Event Info → bit.ly/2XToktx Sponsored by @SunRadioTX and @CultureMapATX. https://t.co/HvlH7OfmYp
We're thrilled to present this exhibition! Thanks for the shout-out! twitter.com/therepubliq/st…
Join us at 3 p.m. this Sunday for our first public tour of Jeffrey Gibson's "This Is the Day," an exhibit featuring 50+ works made between 2014-2018 including intricately beaded wall hangings, punching bags, paintings, ceramics, and more. Public Tour → bit.ly/2JzJx2z
Join us tomorrow for a Public Tour of "Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico" to explore "Mapas de las Relaciones Geográficas," created by Indigenous artists around 1580 and learn why these maps were created. More about the exhibit → bit.ly/2xwzLZ2 https://t.co/dUMmP9h9HQ
Learn about El Paso native, artist Luis Jiménez in this @Glasstire write-up highlighting his life's work. Next time you're at the Blanton, be sure to visit Jiménez's sculpture, "Cruzando el Rio Bravo" (Border Crossing). Read more → bit.ly/2JCuNjl
Learn about the work of artists/sculptor, Luis Jiménez in this @Glasstire write-up. Next time you're at the Blanton, be sure to visit Jiménez's sculpture, "Cruzando el Rio Bravo" (Border Crossing). Read more → bit.ly/2JCuNjl
We’re dizzy with excitement that it’s just a few more days till “Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day” opens on 7/14! bit.ly/GibsonATX #ThisIstheDayATX https://t.co/t93j1VppAz
CLOSING SOON: Kambui Olujimi's "Zulu Time" closes July 14 at the #Blanton. In this solo exhibition, Olujimi explores, among other concerns, the interlocking systems of power and invisible hierarchies that impact our daily lives. Read more on Zulu Time → bit.ly/2RumMTr
Join us this afternoon at 3 p.m. for a Public with a trained docent giving visitors a dynamic look at the Blanton’s world-class art collection! bit.ly/2xsdcoz #atxmuseums
"Mapping Memory" recently opened in our Paper Vault gallery, 500 years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico. Come see these rarely exhibited, centuries-old maps and consider how and why they were created. Learn more via @sightlinesmag1: bit.ly/2RFpbIz https://t.co/7d2pjk9pge
Join us this afternoon at 3 p.m. for a Public Tour with a trained docent, giving you a dynamic look at the Blanton’s world-class art collection! bit.ly/2xsdcoz #atxmuseums
Join us this afternoon at 3 p.m. for a Public with a trained docent giving visitors a dynamic look at the Blanton’s world-class art collection! bit.ly/2xsdcoz #atxmuseums
ATX artists can now apply for the Tito’s Prize ($15,000 cash award), presented by Austin’s @BigMedium and funded by @TitosVodka. Flor Bazzano-Nelson, Assistant Curator of Latin American Art at the Blanton will be one of this year’s panelists! Learn more: bit.ly/2Jpz49Q
We're closed July 4, but here's a 1975 print from our collection for you to enjoy. Audrey Flack brings out the kitschy dimension of American patriotism in "Fourth of July Still Life." Gift of Lorillard Division of Loews Theatres, Inc., 1976 Description → bit.ly/2LHSmdl https://t.co/7zFumgx3I2
We’re thrilled to see pioneering British-Mexican surrealist Leonora Carrington in the @NYTimes! You can see her work ‘Casting the Runes’ (detail shown here) on the second floor in our Modern Mexico gallery. nyti.ms/2X7ARKe https://t.co/Ks9QeZOPd8
We’re thrilled to see pioneering British-Mexican surrealist Leonora Carrington in the @nytimes! You can see her work ‘Casting the Runes’ on the second floor of the museum in our Modern Mexico gallery. nyti.ms/2X7ARKe
The Blanton is celebrating Member Appreciation Month in July! Members get 20% off at the Museum Shop every weekend throughout the month and Member Preview Day for Jeffrey Gibson's "This Is the Day" is July 13. Learn more about Member perks! → blantonmuseum.org/membership
Get to know Jeffrey Gibson before "This Is the Day" opens at the #Blanton, July 14. Watch him talk through his work and inspiration. Video and interview by @whitneymuseum. More about his upcoming exhibit at the Blanton → bit.ly/GibsonATX bit.ly/2ZjLI0f
YOUR SUNDAY READ: Leonora Carrington's feminist surrealist work drew from astrology, Mexican healing traditions, & Celtic mythology. Learn more about her practice via the @NYTimes & see her work in the Blanton's permanent collection of #LatinAmericanart. nyti.ms/2X7ARKe https://t.co/sqBWKlTBkv
Thanks, @ELLEmagazine, for including our "Temple of Light" in your list of 30 places to Instagram in 2019. bit.ly/2ZsGS0F #KellyattheBlanton #EllsworthKelly https://t.co/GjCVd4D2wu
The just-opened "Mapping Memory" exhibition in our Paper Vault gallery is your chance to view rarely exhibited, centuries-old maps and consider how and why they were created. Learn more via @sightlinesmag1: bit.ly/2RFpbIz https://t.co/fBw5LnIkW6
"Mapping Memory" is now open in our Paper Vault gallery, 500 years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico. It's your chance to view rarely exhibited, centuries-old maps and consider how and why they were created. Learn more via @sightlinesmag1: bit.ly/2RFpbIz https://t.co/UDCMmfjOys
REMINDER: we're open till 8pm tonight - perfect for date night, family night, girls' night out, you name it! Come stroll through our exhibitions, enjoy the summer evening light in "Austin" by Ellsworth Kelly, then sip & snack on refreshments from our café. #FridaysLateTill8 https://t.co/DbL1wIFJIx
THIS FRIDAY: Date night. Late night. Great night. Can't wait night. Enjoy #FridaysLateTill8 tomorrow evening --> blantonmuseum.org/latefridays Media Sponsor: @AustinChronicle https://t.co/AVQ0g1KWD4
Happy to be mentioned alongside our community partner @ageofcentraltexas for our work supporting older adults with early dementia & their caregivers through gallery experiences at the Blanton. twitter.com/KUT/status/114…
Join us today at 12:30 for a free public tour of the Blanton's world-class art collection! With a trained docent, you'll be led through the museum's galleries and get context and insights about the works on display. More info → bit.ly/2WaFHBa
Happening through 6/29: In celebration of the birth anniversary of Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí, the Blanton and @austinfilm​ present this unique document of his major works, filmed by the Japanese maverick director Hiroshi Teshigahara. Get tickets → bit.ly/2Kgo15m
 
 
 
 
 
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