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Music is a great source of inspiration for artist Waltercio Caldas, and with it he encourages us to engage with his current exhibition at the Blanton in a whole new way. The artist provided the museum with a list of his favorite tracks—all masterpieces—and we set out to design an immersive audio experience using a…

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On Thursday, November 21st, Sara Hessel, Music Director at Classical 89.5 KMFA and host and producer of their Ancient Voices program, will give a Perspectives Gallery Talk on music in the age of Maximilian I. In advance of her presentation, Sara provides a glimpse into the life of one of the most intriguing rulers of the Renaissance….

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I met Freyda Spira, Assistant Curator of Drawings and Prints, at the top of the grand staircase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Along with Gregory Jecmen at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, Freyda organized the exhibition currently on view at the Blanton, Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475-1540….

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Temperatures have finally dropped in Austin and here at the Blanton our thoughts have turned to revelry as we prepare for our next B scene art party.  Black Forest Faire, taking place Friday, November 1 from 6 -10PM, will celebrate our new exhibition, Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475–1540, in a big way! Knowing…

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