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Third Thursday at the Blanton

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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Visit the Blanton during its free evening of art and activities! This week’s featured events are yoga in the galleries, a Beat the Rush performance of string trio and electronics by Justin Sherburn, film conversation on the upcoming documentary, 'Canine Soldiers,' and Art Gazes, a special, slow looking tour. 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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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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Screenings at the Blanton: Lassie

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Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Peter O’Toole and Peter Dinklage co-star with the famous collie in this 2005 adventure set in the Scottish highlands (100 minutes). Shown in conjunction of the Blanton exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Midday Music at the Blanton: Hispanic Heritage Outreach Concert

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Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of Latin American music, with commentary in English and Spanish, and experience the connection of Latin American music to art on view in the America/Americas exhibition at the Blanton. Presented in Conjunction with the Austin Chamber Music Festival.

A collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art, exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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Pooch Parade at the Blanton

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Sat, 07/19/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Bring your pooch and march with us in a festive jaunt through The University of Texas campus featuring humans, canines, and the leash that binds them together, in celebration of the special exhibition, 'In the Company of Cats and Dogs.'

Included with museum admission.

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Third Thursday at the Blanton

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Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

Visit the Blanton during its free evening of art and activities! This week’s featured events are Doga (an outdoor yoga class for dogs and their owners), a performance by an avant-blues quintet Churchwood, film screening of "Umberto D," and Art Gazes, a special, slow looking tour. 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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Workshops at the Blanton: Bonding with Pets

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Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:00pm

Come experience this interactive workshop led by Amber Rowland, Behavior Program Manager at the Austin Animal Center, and deepen your bond with your pet.

Advance registration for this free workshop is required, as space is limited.
Contact [email protected] to register today.

Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.

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