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By Martha Bradshaw Blanton volunteers help our staff fulfill the museum’s promise to provide welcoming and life-enhancing experiences with art to all visitors. And if you think you’re seeing new volunteers when you visit the museum, you are! In 2013, we’ve seen a tremendous increase in new (and younger) volunteers —including a supportive collaboration with…

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By Stacey Ingram Kaleh, Blanton Museum of Art Americans like any other people inscribe their histories, beliefs, attitudes, desires and dreams in the images they make. – Robert Hughes, 1997 In celebration of our Independence Day, I take a moment to reflect on what it means to be an American and how we form our…

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By Julia Clark June is Member Appreciation Month at the Blanton! As the membership assistant at the Blanton, I look forward to June because it’s a great time to celebrate the generosity and support of the museum’s members. When I was asked to write a blog about one of our members at the museum, one…

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I’m sure many children across Austin are celebrating the end of school. I know as a kid I always looked forward to my summer break. And not because summer meant doing nothing but because it meant learning the things I wanted to learn. My two part agenda for the break was loading up and reading…

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