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How to Develop Grit in an Art Museum

January 9, 2017 | Blanton Museum of Art

GRIT—a combination of passion and perseverance for a singularly important goal. In Grit, an instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” Why do some succeed while others fail? Duckworth, a professor in…


Brent Baldwin is a composer, conductor, vocalist, guitarist, and the artistic director of Panoramic Voices. He’s collaborated with everyone from Austin Symphony Orchestra to M. Ward, from Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Shulamit Ran and Caroline Shaw to Peter Buck and …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead. He’s currently curating the Blanton’s music…


Let Austin Arts Events Enrich Your Holidays

December 8, 2016 | Rebecca Johnson

The holidays are upon us, and Austin is alive with opportunities to enjoy cultural treats, from visual art, to music, to theater and dance. In the spirit of the season, we’ve rounded up ways to bring the arts into your plans—including some free events! Celebrate with Visual Art Holiday Family Day Blanton Museum of Art…


2016 Holiday Gift Guide

December 5, 2016 | Blanton Museum of Art

That cold chill in the Austin air can only mean one thing: the holidays have finally come, and with them the time to shop for gifts for your loved ones! We know that this time of the year can be hectic and stressful, so we’ve created a Holiday Shopping Guide to the Blanton Museum Shop…