Talks

Blanton Talks: The Psychology of Human-Animal Interactions

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Sat, 08/16/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon conversation with Hal Herzog, professor of psychology at Western Carolina University and author of the book Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat, as he shares anecdotes from his investigations into the psychology of human-animal interactions. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Included with museum admission.

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Perspectives Gallery Talk: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

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Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join us at the Blanton for a discussion led by Amber Rowland, Behavior Program Manager at the Austin Animal Center, on human/pet interactions in conjunction with our new exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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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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Alva Noë & Deborah Hay on Connections Between the Arts and the Sciences

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Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

What are the connections between cognitive science, philosophy, aesthetics, and dance? Philosopher Alva Noë from the University of California–Berkeley and choreographer Deborah Hay discuss these topics with the audience.

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Perspectives Talk: Choreographer Deborah Hay on Perception Unfolds

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Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This is a unique opportunity to learn about Deborah Hay’s dance from Deborah Hay. She will share insights and answer questions on the exhibition Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay’s Dance.

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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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Blanton Talks: A Conversation with the Curators of Imperial Augsburg

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Sat, 10/05/2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Freyda Spira (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Gregory Jecmen (National Gallery of Art), curators of Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings 1475-1540, discuss the exhibition.

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