The Latest at the Blanton

The Matting and Framing Studio Photo credit: Jessi KulowWhile it may seem quiet to visitors at the museum, behind the scenes it is anything but: curatorial teams are planning new installations of paintings, sculpture, video, and works on paper for You Belong Here: Reimagining the Blanton, construction crews are renovating the permanent collection galleries, and…


Behind the Blanton: Alie Cline

August 15, 2016 | Alie Cline

If you follow the Blanton on social media, you might have interacted with Alie Cline—she’s the voice of the museum online as the Digital Content Strategist. In this edition of Behind the Blanton, a series where we profile different staff members, learn about why Alie came to Texas, her thoughts on keeping her personal and…


Becoming Literate: Perspectives on a Book from the Sky

August 8, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

You might have heard of the Zen koan that asks: What is the sound of one hand clapping? Lately, the Blanton education team has been asking a variation of this philosophical question about the exhibition Xu Bing: Book from the Sky: Xu Bing Book from the Sky 1987–1991 Mixed media installation / Hand-printed books and…