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2009 -

October

  • October 8

BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS SURVEY OF NEW AND RECENT WORK BY INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ARTIST TERESITA FERNÁNDEZ
Accompanying Exhibition Explores Use Of Light Through Works In The Blanton's Collection Featuring Paul Chan, Stephen Antonakos, and Others

May

  • May 8

Ned Rifkin Appointed Director of The Blanton Museum of Art
Appointment Effective May 1, 2009

February

  • February 9

Blanton Museum Is Final Venue For Nationally Acclaimed Exhibition On California's Formative Role In Midcentury Modernism
"Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury" February 22 through May 17, 2009

Blanton Museum of Art Announces Two Major New Gifts of Conteporary Art
Installation by Teresita Fernández will transform the Blanton's Rapoport Atrium. Shimmering large–scale assemblage by El Anatsui to be placed at entrance to collection galleries.

The Blanton Museum of Art and the UT Department of Art and Art History announce New Residencies for Emerging Latin American Artists
"Mapping Exchange: Artists Residencies Programs at the University of Texas"

2008 -

August

  • August 5

VERONESE PAINTING FROM THE BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART DISCOVERED TO BE CENTRAL FIGURE FROM LOST 16th-CENTURY VENETIAN MASTERPIECE
Pieces from Veronese's Petrobelli Altarpiece to be reunited and exhibited for the first time since the 1780s

June

  • June 11

BLANTON OFFERS DISTINCTIVE NEW LOOK AT THE ART OF THE 1960s
Reimagining Space: The Park Place Gallery Group in 1960s New York

BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART OFFERS RARE LOOK AT INFLUENTIAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PRINTMAKING GROUP OF 1960S NEW YORK
The New York Graphic Workshop: 1964 – 1970

April

  • April 16

BLANTON TO HOST FIRST EXHIBITION OF JAPANESE ART IN TWENTY YEARS
Exquisite Visions of Japan: Prints from the James A. Michener Collection of the Honolulu Academy of Arts

February

  • February 11

Blanton Museum of Art Presents a Compelling Look at the History of Prints and Printmaking Drawn Exclusively From the Museum's Collection
Exhibition To Coincide with the Annual Meeting of the Print Council of America