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Claire Howard, graduate research assistant in The Blanton’s Department of American & Contemporary Art, gives an overview of how the acclaimed Dorothy and Herbert Vogel collection was built. A selection of their holdings will be on view this summer in The Collecting Impulse: Fifty Works from Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, from June 10 – August…

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Chris Seebach, The Blanton’s director of facility operations and security, recently attended the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection in Los Angeles for museum security professionals. Despite a rough day of travel, a somewhat ironic run-in with airport security and unexpectedly gloomy California weather, he lived to write about the conference for our…

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Katy Wilson, The Blanton’s public programs intern and a graduate student in UT’s art education program, has been working at The Blanton since 2010. This spring, she has organized Art on Tap: Craft Beer and Local Fare, an event that features tours of our American Scenery and Go West exhibitions, followed by food and beer…

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Recently The Blanton’s deputy director for art and programs, Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, and UT anthropology professor and director of UT’s Humanities Institute, Dr. Pauline Strong, discussed their approaches, as a curator and anthropologist, respectively, to two works of art in our current exhibition, Go West! Representations of the American Frontier. Join us this Thursday, March 8…

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