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B Scene: Afrobeats

October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm - $15

Wear your most dazzling outfits and get your dancing feet ready for the hottest fall party at the Blanton, brought to you in partnership with Club Bantu – Austin,TX! On Friday, October 26 we’ll be celebrating the creativity at the heart of our new exhibition Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design. Join us for an evening of rhythmic music, tasty bites & beverages, and more — all inspired by the bold, creative minds of Africa’s leading artists and innovators. MUSIC: In collaboration with Club Bantu – Austin,TX, you’ll be dancing the night away thanks to this talented selection of artists and performers. -Selecta Rah (Afrobeats DJ) + DJ TaZ (Emcee) –Emman LeGrand & @The African Rhythmix Band (Houston based Cameroonian Band) –Chris Akinyemi (New York based Nigerian Afrobeats Artist) -ICE Bio (Austin based Ghanaian Afrobeats Artist) –Mélat (Austin-born RnB musician/singer) –Abu Sylla (Austin based Guinean Percussionist) –Troupe Abizihirwa (Austin based Rwandan Dance Performance Group) TRUNK SHOW: We’ll be showcasing the work of two local designers; Fresh2Life and Toyosi Shusi.  You can purchase items from their clothing range on the night and in our Museum Shop throughout the duration of the Making Africa exhibition. FOOD & DRINK: Your favorite bartenders from The North Door will be there to wet your whistle. African street foods that will be available for purchase. MEMBER LOUNGE: Blanton Museum members get free admission and exclusive access to our relaxing member lounge, including a private bar and a complimentary snacks. TICKETS: $15 (adults & children)/ FREE for Blanton Members.


October 26, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm




Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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