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We are a country of various ethnicities, all of us drawn here by the promise of freedom that we celebrate on the Fourth of July every year. America has been and still is a place bursting at the seams with uniqueness, diversity, and expression. The Blanton’s updated American Art galleries offer a glimpse into the…

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Image Courtesy of Lenka Clayton In The Distance I Can Be From My Son, Lenka Clayton attempted to objectively measure the furthest distance she could be from her toddler son in three environments: a city park, the alley behind their Pittsburgh home, and in the aisles of a local supermarket. For this trio of videos—on…

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School’s out, summer’s heating up, and it’s time to find summer activities to fill up those long, hot afternoons. Luckily, the Blanton’s education team has created a lineup of engaging programs for children and families of all ages that make our museum come alive. “We design our family programs to promote slowing down, encourage close…

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This summer, the Blanton presents Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, an exhibition that offers an important portal into the worlds of contemporary indigenous Australian artists and their use of rich visual languages and symbolism to convey meaning. Some artworks in Ancestral Modern appear to be entirely abstract, with sweeping…

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