The Latest at the Blanton

While 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 the matting and framing studio is hard at…


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 professional life separate (or not so separate!) and her not-so-secret career of riding horses competitively.

Becoming Literate: Perspectives on a Book from the Sky

August 8, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

What is the meaning of a book that can’t be read? Our education team ponders the answer in a new blog that tackles issues that “Xu Bing: Book from the Sky” raises.