Archive for: Blanton Museum of Art

 

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Works in Conversation

UT’s Blanton Museum of Art turns 50 this spring with a new exhibit of masterpieces owned by Longhorns. Join us for a guided tour of Through the Eyes of Texas:...

 
 

Tibetan Monks Construct Sand Mandala at Blanton Museum

Nine men in red robes, golden wraps, and tall hats stand silently in a line behind tables carefully arranged with dozens of small silver bowls, decorative scarves,...

 
 

UT’s Stark Center, Bill Bradley Celebrate Basketball’s Legacy

Bill Bradley has worn many hats over the years—Rhodes Scholar, NBA Hall-of-Famer, U.S. senator, and presidential candidate, to name a few. At yesterday’s...

 
 

An Epic Burnt-Orange Wedding

We see a lot of Longhorn wedding photos at the Alcalde, but this has to be one of the most epic yet—right up there with the martini-serving Longhorn ice sculpture...

 
 

Latest Blanton Exhibit Spotlights ‘Original Rules of Basketball’

“A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it, allowance to be made for a man who catches the ball when...

 
 

Performance Artist James Luna Surprises, Mystifies at the Blanton

When I sat down to watch performance and visual artist James Luna in the Blanton Museum of Art amphitheater, I had to do one of my regular did-I-accidentally-ingest-mescaline...

 
 

Cowboy Poet Joel Nelson Charms the Blanton

As cowboy poet Joel Nelson began to read in that deep gravelly voice of his, I jotted down a few notes: “Looks like a slim Wilford Brimley.” At the time,...

 
 

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36 Hours Around UT

Whether you’re hosting friends or playing tourist on your own campus, there’s plenty to see—new and old—around UT. Here is a dream itinerary. As...

 
 

Alum’s Interactive Art Featured at Blanton

If visiting the Blanton Museum of Art on campus this weekend, don’t be alarmed by the three large, hollow-eyed faces haunting the outdoor plaza. Sure, they’ll...

 
 

Blanton Conquers The West

The Blanton Museum of Art’s C.R. Smith Collection has long showed visitors how the West was won through the eyes of renowned 19th-century artists, including Charles...

 
 
 
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