Gallery Talk with Betelhem Makonnen & Tammie Rubin
Join us for this special public program in conjunction with our exhibition Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design. A native of Ethiopia (b. 1972), Betelhem Makonnen has a B.A.in History and Literature of African Diaspora from the University of Texas in Austin. Tammie Rubinhas a BFA in Ceramics and Art History from the University of Illinois and is a sculptor who transforms familiar and trivial objects into mythic relics: surreal, dark, playful and sensual. This event will take place within the exhibition in our Butler gallery space.
Admission is free on Thursdays. 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.