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Blanton New Grounds: Grand Opening Celebration
Blanton New Grounds: Grand Opening Celebration

Sat, May 13


The Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton New Grounds: Grand Opening Celebration

Torch Literary Arts joins the Blanton Museum of Art for the grand opening of the new outdoor Moody Patio & Grounds.

Time & Location

May 13, 2023, 4:00 PM CDT

The Blanton Museum of Art , 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78712

About the event

Enjoy live music and remarks by special guests on the new Moody Patio, an art experience designed by the Haas Brothers, plus explore the new art, architecture, and gardens throughout the grounds. Self-guided family activities will also be available. The event will also kick off our new operating hours, which include staying open till 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

4 - 5 pm: Torch Literary Arts will curate a reading by Texas writers in the museum’s Meredith Lounge on the second floor. Limited seating; first come, first served.

Click here for ticket information and to RSVP to attend.

Torch Literary Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established to publish and promote creative writing by Black women. We publish contemporary writing by experienced and emerging writers alike. TORCH has featured work by Toi Derricotte, Tayari Jones, Sharon Bridgforth, Crystal Wilkinson, Patricia Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Elizabeth Alexander, and others. Programs include the Wildfire Reading Series, writing workshops, and retreats.

Help TORCH continue to publish and promote Black women writers by donating today.

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