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Pop-Up Exhibition: Lone Stardom
January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Free
The myths and legends of Texas cowboys and longhorns run deep, but what about the brightly lit bustling cities, the rolling plains and painted canyons, the towering pines and swampy bayous, the crashing ocean waves on sandy beaches? This pop up features printed works by just as diverse a group of artists, mediums, and styles as the great lands of Texas. Join us in viewing these “Made In Texas” works from the Prints and Drawings collection that shine as bright as the stars above Big Bend, including Luis Jimenez, Robert Rauschenberg, Cilea Muñoz, David Bates, Eric Avery, and Melissa Miller. Featuring etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, engravings, mezzotints, letterpress, and screenprints spanning six decades.
This pop up is organized in conjunction with PrintAustin. PrintAustin is an artist-led nonprofit working with local venues and artists to showcase traditional and contemporary approaches in printmaking. PrintAustin hosts its annual festival from January 15 through February 15.
Please note that the Blanton is modifying some of its programming schedule in 2020. The print pop-ups will be on hiatus after Lone Stardom on January 16, 2020, but will return in the summer. Check back to the Blanton’s events calendars for more details.
Museum admission is always free on Thursdays. On the third Thursday of each month, the museum remains open until 9 pm.
The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Paid parking is available in the Blanton/Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring your ticket with you to the front desk of the museum for payment.
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