The Latest at the Blanton

horizontal format print; text along top reads "1920 League of Women Voters 1970"; below is a grid of geometric squares shifting from yellow (left) to orange (right)

It is hard to mark exactly when and how to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. The 19th Amendment, which prohibits the states and federal government from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex, was first passed in the US Senate on June 4, 1919. It took…


First panel of a comic titled "Greetings, Visitor!" that features a small character holds a ruler, a paint brush, and some paper while dragging a tote bag filled with more supplies

Meet “Riri” (short for Galerie), sharing her musings on life in and around the Blanton Museum of Art. This blog post will be updated with new comics so stay tuned!

blanton museum shop interior - shelves, tables and windows full of colorful merchandise

A trip to the Blanton is incomplete without a visit to our popular Museum Shop, filled with gift shop treasures to delight art fans of all ages. While our doors are still closed, we asked our Store Manager and Buyer Justin O’Connor to share some of her favorite gift items so you can still shop…


Screenshot from the Nintendo video game Animal Crossing New Horizons. A character shows off three pieces of art on display outside in the virtual game world. The pieces of art are virtual recreations of real life paintings. The paintings are; Simon Vouet's St. Cecilia, Fernando Botero's Santa Rosa de Lima según Vásquez and Paolo Veronese, Head of Saint Michael.

Imagine escaping to an island where you create your own paradise, where natural resources can become crafted into everyday tools, and friendly locals in the form of cute animals assist you in establishing your new life. You can even share your new found community with friends and family, perhaps even celebrities that you might not…