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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…


‘Tis the Season for Gifting

November 30, 2016 | Tessa Krieger-Carlisle

It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, which means the holiday shopping season is in full swing! Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for the first night of Chanukah, an ideal stocking stuffer for Christmas morning, or a festive way to ring in the New Year, the Blanton has you covered with creative gift ideas for…


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…