Rainy Thursday night? Some museums are free and open late, & other affordable arts picks

It’s looking to be rainy night. Why stay home?

Did you know the Ransom Center is open late every Thursday night and admission is always free?

Betty Hahn (American, b. 1940), Starry Night Variation #2, from the series Who Was that Masked Man? I Wanted to Thank Him, 1977. Screenprint, 22 x 18 in. Harry Ransom Center Collection, purchased with funds provided by the Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Endowment in Photography © Betty Hahn Courtesy of Harry Ransom Center.
Betty Hahn , “Starry Night Variation #2,” from the series “Who Was that Masked Man? I Wanted to Thank Him,”  1977. Screenprint. © Betty Hahn. On view atthe Ransom Center.

Did you know the Blanton Museum of Art is free every Thursday and open until 9 p.m. the third Thursday of the month?

Did you know Capital T Theater is offering pay-what-you-can general admission at every performance in celebration of its 10th anniversary?

  • Capital T  presents “Trevor,” Nick Jones’ brilliant, absurdist and funny subversive comedy about celebrity and success. Trevor is a 200-pound chimpanzee, once the star of commercials but now an erratically behaving menace whose owner is convinced he is as docile as a fly. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through June 18. Hyde Park Theater, 511 W. 43rd St. capitalt.org.

Did you know Paper Chairs theater troupe offers $10 tickets on Thursdays for its current show?



“Poor Herman” is at the Off Center

Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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