The Latest at the Blanton

Draw It Like You See It

November 7, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

Sometime last spring, Ray Williams, the Blanton’s Director of Education was looking for a suitable thank you card to send to someone. This basic need sparked a conversation about how great it would be to have notecards with student representations of works from the museum’s collection. Above: greeting cards featuring works from the Blanton’s collection…


Becoming Literate: Perspectives on a Book from the Sky

August 8, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

What is the meaning of a book that can’t be read? Our education team ponders the answer in a new blog that tackles issues that “Xu Bing: Book from the Sky” raises.

A Foodie’s Guide to Goya

July 18, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

As the summer heats up in Austin, we’re dreaming of siestas, sangria, and of course, tapas! Inspired by our current exhibition featuring the Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, Blanton educator Andrea Saenz Williams explains the background of these small plates and shares a few of her favorite summer tapas recipes for you to make at home!

Choose Your Own Heist: A Blanton Summer Caper

June 6, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

School is out. It’s time to explore, play, and have adventures. The Blanton’s family and community programs team crafted just the thing for anyone who wants make the most out of their visit to the museum— a good old Choose Your Own Adventure story, with a mysterious plot. If you were a kid in the…