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KUT's Views and Brews (at the Blanton): The City Within Our City

Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy and panelists Dr. Rich Reddick, art historian Cherise Smith, Rabbi Neil Blumofe, and Blanton Curator Veronica Roberts to view and discuss The City, the large-scale paintings by Vincent Valdez now on view at the Blanton Museum of Art.

Rebecca and her guests will discuss questions such as:

  • What is the role of art in community?
  • How can art help us combat injustice?
  • What does this artwork tell us about ourselves? 

 

Seating is limited, but there will be standing room available. 
Views and Brews is free and open to the public. The audio from this event will be recorded for broadcast and released as a podcast. 

•5:30 pm             Doors/bar open (Drinks allowed only in the atrium)
•5:30-6:00 pm    Viewing of "The City" in Contemporary Project gallery
•6:00 pm (approx.) Program begins in the atrium

 

Image caption: Vincent Valdez, The City II, 2016, Oil on canvas, 74 x 90 in., Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase through the generosity of Guillermo C. Nicolas and James C. Foster in Honor of Jeanne and Michael Klein, with additional support from Jeanne and Michael Klein and Ellen Susman in honor of Jeanne and Michael Klein, 2017, ©Vincent Valdez.  Photo by Peter Molick, courtesy of the artist and David Shelton Gallery, Houston
 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 to 8:00pm

Blanton Museum of Art (BMA)
200 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD E, Austin, Texas 78705

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, World & Culture, Diversity

Departments

All Departments

Target Audience

General Public

Website

http://blantonmuseum.org/valdezthecity

Cost

FREE

Hashtag

#BlantonMuseum, VincentValdez

On View

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