A guided visit at the Blanton

Ed Ruscha Knox Less, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1962

Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1p.m.

Join in an exclusive guided visit for NAPƒS members to see and learn about the Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip exhibit, currently on display at the Blanton Museum of Art.

The Open Road explores the photographic road trip as a genre and America as an imaginative resource, presenting the stories of photographers for whom the American road was muse. More than 100 images spanning the 1950s to today suggest how photographers have discovered in the specific details of America’s vastness a means to reflect on place, time, and self.

The guided visit will last approximately one hour and the cost will be $9 per adult.

If any of the group are members of the Blanton, they will be admitted at a discounted rate of $2 per person, so bring your membership cards as it will expedite the check-in process.

During the guided visit please adhere to the following museum guidelines:

– Do not touch works of art.
– Use only pencils.
– Photography (non-flash) is permitted only in the permanent collection galleries.
– Food, drink, gum, and large bags are not allowed.

Please note: A UT construction project will fence off some paths to the Blanton from 8.16.17 – 1.31.18. The drop-off area and disabled parking spaces on Jester Circle (between Jester Dorm and the museum) will be inaccessible. Visitors will still be able to access the museum via the sidewalk on MLK Jr. Blvd, and disabled parking is still available in the Brazos Garage.

Parking is also available at Trinity Garage or the surface parking lot across the street. MAP

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