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Austin Social Hour
March 2018

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” Grand Opening Dinner

February 10, 2018

On February 10, the Blanton Museum of Art held an exclusive black-tie fundraising dinner commemorating the unveiling of Ellsworth Kelly’s (Kelly died in December 2015 at the age of 92) “Austin.” The 2,715-square-foot stone building features dazzling multicolored glass windows and is the only building designed by the celebrated artist. The extraordinary work of art officially opened to the public on February 18, becoming a central part of the Blanton’s permanent collection.

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” Opening Dinner
Dorothy Lichtenstein, Simone Wicha & Suzanne Deal Booth
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Elle Moody & Ross Moody
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Michael & Susan Dell
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Greg Fenves & Jack Shear
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Elisabeth Tynberg & Clayton Maebius
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Doug Deason & Stacy Hock
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Beverly Billings, David Booth, Simone Wicha, Mark Booth & Lauren Booth
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Jack Shear & Mayor Steve Adler

Read more from the Music + Film Issue | March 2018


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