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On Art and Medicine: A Surprising Education Partnership

April 30, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum educator Stephanie Piefer Niemeyer, writes about an unusual partnership she’s cultivated that exposes medical students to the arts in a way that enhances their education in both fields. ________ “Take a minute just to look. I am not going to tell you the name of the artist, or the title, or what year…

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This month, thousands of accomplished University of Texas at Austin students will graduate. And one of those dedicated and giving students is Blanton volunteer Elizabeth Salazar. Elizabeth, a native of Irvine, Calif., will graduate with her Masters of Science in Information Studies from UT. After trying out everything from law librarianship to conservation to museum…

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Get to Know Conceptual Artist James Luna

April 23, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

James Luna, an internationally recognized artist, will visit The Blanton on April 28 to give a performative lecture based on more than 30 years of his work. Co-presented by The Blanton, Fusebox Festival, the UT Humanities Institute, and the UT Native American and Indigenous Studies program, the program features Luna’s signature use of humor and…

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Remembering Blanton Supporter, “B” Rapoport

April 19, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

Texas philanthropist and entrepreneur Bernard “B” Rapoport, an ardent supporter of the Blanton Museum of Art, passed away at the age of 94 on April 5, 2012, in Waco, Texas. “Like so many people who had the good fortune to know him, I was inspired by his bright enthusiasm, skillfull leadership, belief in the value…

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