The Latest at the Blanton

Art at Work

July 24, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

Don McNeil, curator of RBC Wealth Management‘s art collection, guest blogs here about art and corporate collecting. The Blanton has 40 contemporary works from RBC’s corporate art collection on view until Aug. 12. Visitors coming to see The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection at the Blanton should be aware of…


You Don’t Have to be a Rockefeller to Collect Art

July 16, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

As a 20-something early in my career, art collecting hasn’t been a pursuit I’ve been able to afford … yet. But nothing has inspired me more to collect art (and budget for it) than Herbert and Dorothy Vogel’s story. With modest means (Herb was a postal worker, Dorothy a librarian), this now famous couple built…


Get to know the newest member of The Blanton’s education team, Ray Williams, in this Q&A; by Colette Crossman, the museum’s curator of exhibitions. As Director of Education and Academic Affairs, what will your role be at the museum?  My primary role will be to think with colleagues and collaborators about the learning opportunities that…


Fun Things for Families To Do at The Blanton

July 2, 2012 | Blanton Museum of Art

With free admission always for kids under 12, the Blanton Museum of Art is the perfect family outing for some creative summer fun! Enjoy our family-friendly art-making activities, exhibitions, tours, and more. The following summer family activities are taking place at The Blanton through Aug. 10: Drop-in Art Activities Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. –…