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Boogie at The Blanton Museum of Art’s summer dance series

Event-goers will salsa, swing, and silent disco surrounded by artwork.

two people dance together in front of a band with colorful lights.

“The Swing edition” of the summer series will take place on Saturday, July 13.

Photo provided by The Blanton Museum of Art

The Blanton Museum of Art‘s Second Saturdays program is taking a musical twist. From June to August, the art haven will host dance-themed events dubbed “Dancing about Art.”

Its first event, “Dancing about Art: the Salsa edition,” is from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. Here’s what to expect:

  • Salsa music by The Brew
  • “Art with an Expert” talk by photographer Al Rendón
  • “Curator’s Choice” talk by Assistant Curator of Latin American Art Florencia Bazzano
  • Food and drinks for purchase or BYOP (bring your own picnic) on the patio
  • Free seasonal fruit and cooling towels provided by H-E-B
  • Galleries open until 8 p.m.
Visitors dance with headphones on during a silent disco party at The Blanton Museum of Art.

Silent discos involves guests listening to music through headphones while dancing together.

Photo provided by The Blanton Museum of Art

Mark your calendar for future events:

  • “The Swing edition” | Saturday, July 13 | 3-8 p.m.
  • “The (Silent!) Disco edition” | Saturday, August 10 | 3-8 p.m.

Put on your boogie shoes + grab tickets for $10-$20.

Patrons picnic on the grounds of The Blanton Museum of Art.

Guests can bring their own picnic supplies and lounge on the museum’s grounds.

Photo provided by The Blanton Museum of Art