The Latest at the Blanton

Growing Up Without Growing Out of Creative Pursuits

June 26, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

The creative mastermind behind the fun, educational art-making activities taking place this summer at The Blanton is Jennifer Garner, the museum’s manager of school and family programs. Below, she writes about how to keep the creative spark alive from childhood to adulthood. As a kid, I relished the opportunity to make things, particularly in the…


A year ago this month Simone Wicha became the fifth Museum Director in The Blanton’s almost 50 year history. Previously she served as the museum’s Director of External Affairs and Director of Development. Near the one year anniversary of her directorship, Simone was interviewed by Claire Ruud for …might be good, an arts e-journal with…


Blanton Membership Program Celebrates 30 Years

June 4, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

This year marks the 30th anniversary of The Blanton’s membership program and this June we celebrate Member Appreciation Month. For over three decades, Austinites have been showing their support through membership that helps mold The Blanton into the unique cultural oasis that it is today. The following excerpt is from a conversation between Laura Barnett,…