Screening of Dive! + Panel Discussion: Hungry in America
Join us for a screening of the multi-award winning documentary DIVE! exploring the paradox of the billions of pounds of food thrown away in the US each year while 1 in 8 Americans is at risk of hunger. A panel discussion will follow with Elizabeth Engelhardt, UT professor and author of Republic of Barbeque: Stories Beyond the Brisket; Hank Perret, Capital Area Food Bank President and CEO; Ronda Rutledge, City of Austin Sustainable Food Policy Board; and DIVE! filmmaker Jeremy Seifert. Moderated by GivingCity Austin founding editor Monica Williams.
Thursdays are FREE at the Blanton.
Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and MLK. Parking is $3, bring your ticket with you to the museum.
As part of this unique collaboration with the Capital Area Food Bank, The Blanton will host a food drive from September 15 - 30. Visitors are encouraged to bring canned goods and will receive $1 off regular museum admission.