February 2017

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Grow Green Landscape Professional Training

Grow Green Landscape Professional Training


Friday, January 20, 2017 - 9:00am, Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:00am


The Grow Green Landscape Professional Training series has been developed with the goal protecting our natural resources by offering Austin residents a list of landscape professionals who can provide sustainable options for landscape design, installation, and care. The training series gives Austin professionals the opportunity to learn about earth-wise landscaping and management practices from...

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7:30am to 1:00pm
Austin Sertoma's All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

Austin Sertoma's All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast


Saturday, February 4, 2017 -
7:30am to 1:00pm


HOT PANCAKES-HOT COFFEE-FULL BREAKFAST-LIVE MUSIC-FUN!!
The Austin Sertoma Club's Annual Pancake Breakfast – Feb 4, 2017 at the Texas School for the Deaf
Live Music from Gary Knippa & The Friends, 10am -12 noon.
Austin Sertomans are dedicated to providing support to individuals and groups who need help, and have been actively doing so in the Austin community since 1963. A partner of the...

Austin Sertoma Club

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6:15pm to 12:00am
CASAblanca Gala

CASAblanca Gala


Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 6:15pm to Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 12:00am


Don your finest red carpet attire and join CASA of Travis County for the 2017 CASAblanca Gala where you will rub shoulders with Austin's most glamorous and generous, and be moved by the powerful stories of children and their CASA volunteers! Win big in the casino, enjoy fabulous live and silent auctions, and pick out the best swag bags outside of the Oscars. Together, we will shine the...

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6:15pm to 12:00am
CASAblanca Gala

CASAblanca Gala


Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 6:15pm to Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 12:00am


Don your finest red carpet attire and join CASA of Travis County for the 2017 CASAblanca Gala where you will rub shoulders with Austin's most glamorous and generous, and be moved by the powerful stories of children and their CASA volunteers! Win big in the casino, enjoy fabulous live and silent auctions, and pick out the best swag bags outside of the Oscars. Together, we will shine the...

CASAblanca Gala

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7:30pm to 10:00pm
Beerthoven Concert Series: Ghost in the Machine

Beerthoven Concert Series: Ghost in the Machine


Friday, February 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm


Performances:
Friday, February 10th at 7:30 pm
Sunday: February 12th at 3:00 pm
This February the Austin-based ensemble Hear No Evil will clink mugs with fans of Beerthoven as they push the boundaries of their instruments in this program of classics and moderns; Ghost in the Machine.
Music will include the recently-composed "Tight Sweater" by Marc Mellits, Beethoven's "Ghost" Trio for piano,...

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2017 Blanton Gala

2017 Blanton Gala


Saturday, February 11, 2017 (All day)


In 2017, the Blanton Gala will mark the celebratory unveiling of the museum’s reinstalled permanent collection galleries. The Blanton is completely rehanging its wide-ranging holdings to inspire and engage audiences in fresh and innovative ways. Gala guests will be the first to see this dynamic presentation of the “new” Blanton!
We are also thrilled that the 2017 Blanton Gala will honor Blanton...

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3:00pm to 5:30pm
Beerthoven Concert Series: Ghost in the Machine

Beerthoven Concert Series: Ghost in the Machine


Sunday, February 12, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm


Performances:
Friday, February 10th at 7:30 pm
Sunday: February 12th at 3:00 pm
This February the Austin-based ensemble Hear No Evil will clink mugs with fans of Beerthoven as they push the boundaries of their instruments in this program of classics and moderns; Ghost in the Machine.
Music will include the recently-composed "Tight Sweater" by Marc Mellits, Beethoven's "Ghost" Trio for piano,...

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3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fruit Tree Planting, Pruning and Care

Fruit Tree Planting, Pruning and Care


Sunday, February 12, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm


Join Yard to Market Co-op as we welcome fruit tree guru Zach Halfin to teach us all about these edible gems of the landscape. He will cover best planting techniques, including site selection and variety selection. He will also cover the pruning of trees for optimal production and some pest control techniques as well.
Zach is a lifetime gardener. He went to Texas State for Horticulture and was...

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12:00pm to 1:00pm
Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga in the Galleries


Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm


Adriene Mishler from Yoga with Adriene leads a free all-levels yoga class in the Blanton atrium. No mat or experience necessary! We recommend arriving early to secure a spot in the class.




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5:30pm
Beat the Rush: Panoramic Voices

Beat the Rush: Panoramic Voices


Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm


Beat the Rush is a series of gallery concerts in which musicians perform in response to the paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display. This month, Panoramic Voices premieres Strange in Other Ways, a new composition written by Travis Weller, the acclaimed Austin composer whose works incorporate dynamic soundscapes and tonal shifts.
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6:30pm to 7:30pm
Perspectives: Sonya Clark

Perspectives: Sonya Clark


Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm


Acclaimed artist Sonya Clark talks about her career and her portrait of Madam C.J. Walker, currently on view at the museum.
Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.


Perspectives: Sonya Clark

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9:00am
Grow Green Landscape Professional Training

Grow Green Landscape Professional Training


Friday, January 20, 2017 - 9:00am, Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:00am


The Grow Green Landscape Professional Training series has been developed with the goal protecting our natural resources by offering Austin residents a list of landscape professionals who can provide sustainable options for landscape design, installation, and care. The training series gives Austin professionals the opportunity to learn about earth-wise landscaping and management practices from...

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7:00pm to 10:00pm
BatLab Digital Art + Technology Forum Presents: Daedelus

BatLab Digital Art + Technology Forum Presents: Daedelus


Friday, February 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm


Very excited to announce the BatLab Maker Space Digital Art + Technology Forum will begin this semester at ACC Highland campus. Our first guest presenter will be Alfred Darlington, also known as the brilliant electronic artist Daedelus. Alfred will be presenting on February 17th from 7-9 pm at the social staircase - Highland campus. Stay tuned for more information and feel free to share this! We...

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SoundSpace: Earthworks

SoundSpace: Earthworks


Sunday, February 19, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm


The Blanton’s award-winning program SoundSpace returns Sunday, February 19 from 2 – 4 p.m.!
In 2016, the hottest year on record, our planet experienced an unprecedented number of extreme weather events. This iteration of SoundSpace explores the various ways artists engage and respond to the natural world, including the use of field recordings, processed bat calls, plant amplification, seismograph...



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11:00am
Blanton Block Party

Blanton Block Party


Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00am


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...



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