The Latest at the Blanton

‘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…


11 Things You Didn’t Know About Glenn O’Brien

October 13, 2016 | Adam Bennett

There’s a blockbuster talk at the Blanton next Thursday night, featuring a talk show host, an underwear model, a New Wave rock and roller, a haute couture fashion insider, an art critic, a philosopher, an advice columnist, a stand-up comedian, and one of the original members of Andy Warhol’s Factory. All of these people are…


One of the great things about being a gallery teacher at the Blanton is that you never know what you’re going to learn about an exhibition, about art, or about anything else. And you never know who you’re going to learn it from. In June, I took a group of seven-year-olds for an “Art Trek”…