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August in Texas means scorching summer heat and vacation mode for many, but for students everywhere, it’s a return to textbooks and class-hopping.  So what better way to inspire studies than with some back-to-school shopping! From a shiny new coffee mug to delightful dorm décor, the Blanton Museum Shop has got you covered. Here are our…

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Studious visitors to the PaperVault’s current exhibition, From the Page to the Street: Latin American Conceptualism might notice a curious image tucked into an object label on the wall. A family of four stands in a row, backsides to the camera, wearing nothing but sheets of paper pinned to their backs. The sheets, barely legible,…

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“One of the issues I find when I step back and observe…for far too long it’s been too easy for America to avoid the conversation about racism.” — artist Vincent Valdez On July 17, the Blanton launched its exhibition Vincent Valdez: The City with an evening program featuring artist Vincent Valdez and journalist Maria Hinojosa discussing art and…

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We are a country of various ethnicities, all of us drawn here by the promise of freedom that we celebrate on the Fourth of July every year. America has been and still is a place bursting at the seams with uniqueness, diversity, and expression. The Blanton’s updated American Art galleries offer a glimpse into the…

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