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In celebration of our 50th anniversary of docents, we have invited Beth Bokros to share her experiences…. I began giving tours last summer, and love my position as a docent at The Blanton. I originally started because I wanted to learn more about art and couldn’t wait to begin the educational training program. I worried…

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In this installation of The Blanton Blog, Kathleen Brady Stimpert, director of PR and Marketing, explores the age-old question of what makes art, art… Last month The Blanton had the great pleasure of hosting artist Storm Thorgerson in a special conversation with filmmaker Roddy Bogawa and former Artpace director and curator, Matthew Drutt. Thorgerson is…

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Managing volunteers at The Blanton is always entertaining, and this past March was particularly fun! On March 4 and 5, volunteers helped with the installation of A Knitted Wonderland – the temporary textile work by Magda Sayeg in the museum’s Faulkner Plaza – and also helped us host Explore UT, the university’s annual open house….

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March 14, 2011 by

For the second installment of the new Blanton Blog, assistant curator Risa Puleo reports on her recent whirlwind trip to NYC for “Art Week,” and the sanctuary she found in a new installation by Dario Robleto. Returning to Austin as it amps up for South by Southwest after a week spent in New York during…

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