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Archaeologist Steve Bourget discusses new findings in the Andes

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Sat, 04/26/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Peruvian north coast of the Andes continues to amaze and mystify scholars of all disciplines. Archaeologist Steve Bourget presents exciting new findings, including the discovery of what appears to have functioned as an observatory, from recent excavations in the Andes presented in conjunction with the exhibition Between Mountains and Sea.

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Perspectives Gallery Talk: Between Mountains and Sea

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Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Dallas Museum of Art curator Dr. Kimberly L. Jones will share insights on Between Mountains and Sea, an exhibition of pre-Inka art form the coastal region of Peru.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Third Thursdays at the Blanton

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Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Visit the Blanton during its free evening of art and activities, featuring live music, yoga in the galleries, exhibition tours, and more. In addition, enjoy an extended happy hour in the Blanton Café, featuring a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for just $5.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Cherrywood Art Fair

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Sat, 12/07/2013 - 10:00am to Sun, 12/08/2013 - 5:00pm

Once again, the Chula League’s 12th annual Cherrywood Art Fair (CAF) has succeeded in cherry-picking the top artists and makers in Central Texas for its annual two-day event, perfect for celebrating the holiday spirit and the Maker Movement with unique, locally made art, live music and creative activities for the whole family.

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Perspectives Talk: Halloween Costumes Inspired by the Blanton Collection

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join the Blanton staff for some Halloween fun as they discuss how works in the museum’s permanent collection inspired their Halloween costumes. Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Blanton Artist Talk: Waltercio Caldas

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Sat, 10/26/2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Artist Waltercio Caldas discusses The Nearest Air, the first exhibition to serve as a comprehensive survey of his career, with UT music and philosophy faculty. Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff

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German Beer Tasting

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Sat, 10/19/2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Explore the connection between German beer culture and the art of Imperial Augsburg. Austin-area breweries Live Oak Brewing Company, Hops & Grain, and Austin Beerworks will discuss regional German beers and offer samples of contemporary beers brewed in these styles. Space is limited; please register by October 14 by emailing [email protected]. Must be 21 or older to attend.

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Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday

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Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for our free evening of art and activities. Enjoy an extended happy hour in the Blanton Café, featuring a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for just $5.

4:30pm - Blanton Lecture

Professor Andrew Morrall of the Bard Graduate Center discusses Imperial Augsburg.

5:30pm - Beat the Rush

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Perspectives Gallery Talk: Imperial Augsburg

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Thu, 10/10/2013 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Jeffrey Chipps Smith, UT's Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, lends his expertise in art of the Northern Renaissance for an insightful tour of Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings 1475-1540. Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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