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Our members are the most!

May 31, 2011 | Blanton Museum of Art

My first day on the job at The Blanton was August 2, 1999. I remember the date because one of the first things I did in my new position as full-time membership assistant was to create a record for myself in the database. It’s still there, my $35 individual membership from 8/2/99. In just a…


Tech Talk

May 10, 2011 | Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton staffer Kevin Madden examines his unique role as “techie” in the midst of more arts-minded folks, and the museum’s ongoing commitment to integrating new technologies into the visitor experience…. Although my primary duty at The Blanton is to provide technical support to the staff, as the only “IT person” at the museum I am…


Sharing the wonders of art, one student at a time..

May 9, 2011 | Blanton Museum of Art

In this posting, Blanton educator Jennifer Garner relays the wonders and rewards of sharing art with students in our ART CENTRAL program….   This week, we are having our last Art Central tours of the season. For those of you who don’t know about Art Central, it is The Blanton’s multiple-visit school program for fourth…


The (mis)adventures of a Blanton docent…

May 1, 2011 | Blanton Museum of Art

In celebration of our 50th anniversary of docents, we have invited Beth Bokros to share her experiences…. I began giving tours last summer, and love my position as a docent at The Blanton. I originally started because I wanted to learn more about art and couldn’t wait to begin the educational training program. I worried…