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Event Details


Perspectives: Vincent Valdez & Maria Hinojosa

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
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We are honored to host artist Vincent Valdez on the opening day of his work "The City." Valdez will be joined in conversation by NPR's Latino USA journalist Maria Hinojosa. You can learn more about the new Contemporary Project exhibition here →

The talk begins at 6:30pm in the Blanton Auditorium located in the Edgar A. Smith building (located across the plaza from the gallery building). The talk is included with museum admission, which is free for all valid UT ID holders. You can pick up tickets at the front desk in the Blanton or the lobby of the Edgar A. Smith building beginning at 5:15pm. There is limited seating so please arrive at least 15-30 minutes before the start time to secure your seat.

The Blanton's contemporary project space will be open for viewing of The City from 5:15pm - 6:15pm on July 17. All other areas of the museum with the exception of the modern & contemporary galleries, which contain two additional works by Valdez, will be closed.

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring your ticket with you to the museum.

To learn more about the featured artists Vincent Valdez and Maria Hinojosa, visit the event page on our website!