Artists at the Blanton: When a Museum Job is Muse Introduction by Lizabel Stella, Social Media & Digital Content Manager, Blanton Museum of Art Back to Blog How can a job be your muse? The exhibition Day Jobs, on view at the Blanton through July 23, 2023, probes this very question. Many visual artists in […]
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 of Death in works of art on paper that span the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, and it’s on view now through November 26th, 2017. Lucky for you,
On June 19, the Blanton opened Goya: Mad Reason, an exhibition featuring nearly 150 prints and paintings by renowned Spanish court painter Francisco de Goya. These works illustrate the artist’s mastery of forms and concepts as he grappled with the changing political and intellectual landscape of his native Spain in the early nineteenth century. To learn more about the show, we recently sat down with Curator Douglas Cushing to get an inside scoop on all things Goya.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have noticed that Austin is changing. Rapidly. Sitting in traffic is now officially Austin’s #1 pastime ( “tweeting about sitting in traffic” comes in at a close second). You can’t swing a cat without hitting a craft brewery or fair-trade coffee “haus.” New start-ups are everywhere,