Music for Museums: Brent Baldwin on curating Beat the Rush at the Blanton

Brent Baldwin is a composer, conductor, vocalist, guitarist, and the artistic director of Panoramic Voices. He’s collaborated with everyone from Austin Symphony Orchestra to M. Ward, from Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Shulamit Ran and Caroline Shaw to Peter Buck and …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead. He’s currently curating the Blanton’s music […]

The Museum as a Site for Creativity

Museums can be locations for inspiration and creation. Of course we all know that museums function as repositories for creative works from decades and centuries ago, but at the Blanton, we try to emphasize that museums are more than just warehouses for treasures from art history. Musicians, artists, writers, designers, architects, filmmakers, dancers, and creative […]