The Latest at the Blanton

Remembering Jack S. Blanton, Sr.

January 27, 2014 | Blanton Museum of Art

In late December, we said goodbye to our namesake and cherished friend, Jack S. Blanton. In addition to his unflinching support of the Blanton Museum of Art, Mr. Blanton served on the University of Texas Centennial Commission, the Commission of 125, the Development Board, and as president of the Texas Exes alumni association. Always a…


2014 Design Inspiration Event at the Blanton

January 21, 2014 | Blanton Museum of Art

“I didn’t know that the Blanton was available for private events!” This is something we frequently hear from guests and something we hope to change. The Blanton has several beautiful spaces that are available for private functions, and a favorite among them is our Rapoport Atrium. Well-loved by brides and event planners, the atrium features…


The Art of Food: Inside the Blanton Café

January 13, 2014 | Blanton Museum of Art

Did you know that the Blanton Museum of Art has its own café? The Blanton Café, located in the museum’s Edgar A. Smith Building, offers visitors a relaxing spot in which to enjoy a variety of sandwiches, gourmet flat bread pizzas, salads, signature desserts, coffee drinks, and more. The Café is open for breakfast from…


Last Days to See “The Nearest Air”

January 6, 2014 | Blanton Museum of Art

The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas is in its final days! The artist’s first career survey, the exhibition explores Caldas’s full body of work from the 1960s through the present and investigates his centrality within Brazilian art, his role on the international stage, and his unique position on art and its…