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200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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July 2019

Artist Conversation with Jeffrey Gibson

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Join us for this special public program in conjunction with our exhibition Jeffrey Gibson: This Is The Day. The artist Jeffrey Gibson will be joined by Tracy L. Adler, Johnson-Pote Director of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, and Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art. TICKET POLICY: ✹Member presale tickets will be available online starting on June 12. ✹General Admission tickets will be available online June 19. Additional tickets will…

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Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 14, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day highlights new developments in the artist’s genre-bridging practice. The exhibition features over fifty works made between 2014 and 2018 including intricately beaded wall hangings and punching bags, paintings, ceramics, garments, helmets, and a new video commissioned for the exhibition, I Was Here (2018). The film follows Macy, a trans-Choctaw woman living on a reservation in rural Mississippi, melding documentary and fantastical elements in a way that harkens back to independent films from the 1980s and 90s such…

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B Scene: A Love Supreme

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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$15

We’re marking the opening of “Jeffrey Gibson: This is Is the Day” with a celebration of your individuality, creativity, and authenticity. Join our B scene: A Love Supreme dance party where everyone will be encouraged to be their most genuine selves. You do you, and we’ll set the scene with classic ’80s tracks, food, art-making activities, and more. (If you’re a Blanton Member, you’ll enjoy free admission and a private, members-only lounge.) Featuring music/performances by: Très Oui Masculine Pain Louisiana Purchase Workout! with Erica Nix DJ Mark Murray…

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