The Latest at the Blanton

B scene: Art and Soul

March 2, 2015 | Blanton Museum of Art

Express yourself at B scene: Art and Soul this Friday, March 6! We’ll be celebrating our newest exhibition, Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, and enjoying the inspiring music that was born of the era. This powerful exhibition consists of approximately 100 pieces representing 66 artists’ views of the struggle for civil rights. After taking in the…


Art on the Edge: Austin’s Newest Black Tie Affair

February 3, 2015 | Blanton Museum of Art

Since moving to its two-building complex in 2006, the Blanton Museum has dazzled art supporters from San Antonio to Dallas to New York City and back, with their biennial galas, which fund the Blanton’s exhibitions and programs in service to both residents and visitors to our beloved city. This year’s Gala, Off the Wall, will be no…


Volunteering Provides Insights for Career Choices

January 5, 2015 | Blanton Museum of Art

Volunteers at the Blanton have a variety of opportunities to see first-hand what it takes to run an art museum. Currently, there are nearly 60 university students from UT and other Austin-area colleges and universities who are exploring options for museum careers by helping us operate the Blanton on a daily basis. If museum work is something…


Decoding the Details: Oil Field Girls

December 29, 2014 | Blanton Museum of Art

Decoding the Details is a four-part blog series investigating works in the Blanton’s permanent collection. Each post will focus on a single work of art and explore the importance of details that many might not notice at first glance. When we delve into an object’s unassuming elements or look beyond what is immediately apparent, we often discover…