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In this posting, Blanton educator Jennifer Garner relays the wonders and rewards of sharing art with students in our ART CENTRAL program….   This week, we are having our last Art Central tours of the season. For those of you who don’t know about Art Central, it is The Blanton’s multiple-visit school program for fourth…

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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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