The Latest at the Blanton

Making Art a Central Part of a Child’s Education

May 29, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

The Blanton’s signature K-12 program is Art Central, a multiple-visit school program for fourth and fifth graders from typically under-served communities. Students learn about artistic media, messages in art, museum careers, and are introduced to the exhibition process over the course of four visits to the museum. In the spring semester, each class creates a…


Real World Ready

May 24, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

Among the many benefits that The Blanton offers UT students (like free admission), each semester we provide interns and graduate assistants opportunities to join our staff to get some real-world experience under their belts. It’s one of the ways The Blanton and The University of Texas at Austin complement each other — by providing learning…


Meet Molly, The Blanton’s New Development Director

May 14, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

Get to know the newest member of The Blanton‘s development team, Molly Sherman, in this Q&A; by Anna Berns, the museum’s development manager of foundation and corporate relations. Name and title: Molly Sherman, development director Years employed at The Blanton: Just over one month! What is your role at the museum? I think of development…


Motherly Love: Blanton Moms [heart] Museums

May 11, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

In celebration of Mother’s Day, several Blanton moms talk about the role that art and museums play in the lives of their children … I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and as a child I would visit art museums both in a classroom setting as well as on weekend outings with my…