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The big news in The Blanton Museum Shop is how excited the staff is in preparation for El Anatsui: When I last Wrote to You about Africa, the museum’s eagerly anticipated fall exhibition. We searched for months and have found all kinds of fun and collectible African items, many from Ghana and Nigeria, where the…

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Blanton Manager of Special Events, Stephanie Topolgus, takes a look back at some of the museum’s more interesting events, and looks to the future with a new and improved B scene… The Blanton’s Special Events department has seen a lot since The Michener Gallery Building opened its doors in 2006. We have worked with everyone…

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Tom Flowers, Blanton Manager of Facilities, explains why the museum is one of the “coolest” places in Austin! As Austin’s terrible heat wave/drought marches on into July, Barton Springs is a popular spot to cool off. Another good place is the Blanton Museum, and you won’t need to bring a towel or worry about how…

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The Blanton’s Director of Development, Sarah Young, shares her thoughts on how the museum can be a life-long source of inspiration People often ask me if working in a museum is as fun as it seems, and it is. Museums are ever-changing environments, filled with inspiring objects and people. They have an uncanny ability to…

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