The Latest at the Blanton

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

March 2, 2016 | Alie Cline

Join us Friday afternoon, March 4th, for the Art+Feminism Wikipedia-edit-a-thon at the UT Fine Arts Library (map).  The edit-a-thon, hosted by UT student organizations the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) and Advocating for Women in Technology (AWIT), is an event to bring together diverse communities to expand the coverage of women artists on…


“Battle”-ing the Importance of Casts

September 14, 2015 | Tessa Krieger-Carlisle

Throughout our lives we are constantly reminded of the importance of original work—students are taught from grade school that plagiarism is a serious offense, and are always encouraged to come up with unique ideas. So what happens when an original piece of work is so important and so compelling that copies end up in a museum?…


Okay Mountain reunites at the Blanton Museum of Art

March 30, 2015 | Veronica Roberts

On a recent trip to Dallas, I checked into the DoubleTree Hotel and was promptly offered a warm chocolate chip cookie. The service was excellent from the cookie onward but as I wheeled my suitcase through the lobby, I couldn’t help but to notice that the interior décor felt standardized; I could just as easily…


Five Highlights from La línea continua

February 9, 2015 | Beth Shook

The Blanton’s special exhibition La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art closes this Sunday, February 15. The exhibition features highlights from the Tate collection, the latest contribution to the museum’s holdings in modern and contemporary Latin American art. If you only have half an hour to peruse the show…