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In 1882, the Central Labor Union in New York City honored the achievements of the American worker by observing the first Labor Day with speeches, fireworks, and a massive parade. But since then, the holiday intended to celebrate those “who from rude nature have delved and carved all the grandeur we behold,” has come to…


Back to School Must-Haves from the Blanton Museum Shop

August 22, 2013 | Blanton Museum of Art

It’s that time again. A sizzling summer winds down, and anticipation fills the air as we prepare for a new school year. Whether you’re looking to spice up your dorm room, homeroom, or add some unique, compliment-compelling accessories to your daily routine, the Blanton Museum Shop has just what you need! 1. For the Pun-intending…


2013-2014 at the Blanton: A Look at What’s Next!

August 9, 2013 | Blanton Museum of Art

It’s hard to imagine a season as robust and exciting as our current one. From Naismith’s 1891 rules of basketball, to stunning masterworks from the collections of UT alumni, to contemporary objects including a whimsical 8 ½ foot milk carton, the Blanton has presented an astounding range of artwork this year. On top of that,…