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Women’s History Month 2018: #5WomenArtists

Nicola Costantino at sewing machine looking at a dress on a mannequin. Dark lighting creating a high contrast from Costantino's skin.
Women’s History Month 2018: #5WomenArtists March 23, 2018 by Lizabel Stella Back to Blog In 1987, Congress proclaimed the month of March as Women’s History Month, providing an official annual opportunity …
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Eerie Exhibitions for Halloween 2017

the image depicts five skeletons two in the middle dancing while one on the furthest left corner plays a clarinet type of instrument and the one on the furthest right corner holds the hand for a skeleton in the middle of a spin while using its other hand to pull out its own entrails. the fifth skeletons head is all that is visible its in the middle bottom of the image
Eerie Exhibitions for Halloween 2017 October 17, 2017 by Lizabel Stella Back to Blog It’s equal parts merry and macabre. Wicked and wonderful. Delightful and demented.Our Dancing with Death exhibition explores interpretations …
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A Life in Tablets: Eleanore Mikus

Eleanore Mikus in her home in Groton, 2017.
A Life in Tablets: Eleanore Mikus September 25, 2017 by Lizabel Stella Back to Blog When I arrived at the Blanton more than four years ago, I was instantly drawn …
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How to Develop Grit in an Art Museum

two patrons looking and pointing at scrolls in the exhibition Xu Bing: Book from the Sky
How to Develop Grit in an Art Museum January 9, 2017 by Blanton Museum of Art Back to Blog GRIT—a combination of passion and perseverance for a singularly important goal. In Grit, an …
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Let Austin Arts Events Enrich Your Holidays

Logo for Holiday Family Day 2016 at the Blanton Museum of Art
Let Austin Arts Events Enrich Your Holidays December 8, 2016 by Rebecca Johnson Back to Blog The holidays are upon us, and Austin is alive with opportunities to enjoy cultural …
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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts from the Blanton Museum of Art's Gift Shop included in their Holiday Gift Guide 2016
2016 Holiday Gift Guide December 5, 2016 by Blanton Museum of Art Back to Blog That cold chill in the Austin air can only mean one thing: the holidays have …
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Draw It Like You See It

Colored drawings of Blanton collection printed on gift cards. Top (left to right): Oil Field Girls, Romance, 16th cent. Portrait of a Gentleman, Portrait Bust of a Bearded Man.
Draw It Like You See It November 7, 2016 by Andrea Saenz Williams Back to Blog Sometime last spring, Ray Williams, the Blanton’s Director of Education was looking for a …
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