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Blanton Exhibition Will Unite Art, Dance, and Technology

Blanton Exhibition Will Unite Art, Dance, and Technology

“Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay’s Dance” will open Feb. 23 at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin. The three-month exhibition will present an innovative union of art, dance and technology within a museum setting.

Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

AUSTIN, Texas — In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition “The World at War, 1914–1918.” The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.

Blanton Exhibition Sheds Light on Art and Lives of Artists Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Blanton Exhibition Sheds Light on Art and Lives of Artists Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

“Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,” which opens at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin on Feb. 23, celebrates the close friendship between two of the most significant American artists of the postwar era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007).

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

AUSTIN, Texas — The Blanton Museum of Art, in partnership with the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, will present a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements and ideology of pre-Inka (also known as “Inca”) cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. “Between Mountains and…   » Continue Reading

University Names New Executive Director for University Unions

University Names New Executive Director for University Unions

AUSTIN, Texas — After a national search, the Division of Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin has selected Mulugeta Ferede as the new executive director of the University Unions.

Blanton Museum Presents First U.S. Career Survey of Brazilian Artist Waltercio Caldas

Blanton Museum Presents First U.S. Career Survey of Brazilian Artist Waltercio Caldas

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin and the Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil, have joined together to organize the first comprehensive career survey of one of Brazil’s most important contemporary artists, Waltercio Caldas.

Tribal Elders to Bless New American Indians in Texas Learning Gallery at UT Austin

American Indian elders will bless the new American Indians in Texas Learning Gallery at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 30 during a ceremony that will include traditional garb, drum music and a procession of flags from the different nations represented.

National Conference to Address Racial Health Disparities and New Curriculum for Medical Schools

Event: Medical professionals, researchers and scholars from across the country will meet at The University of Texas at Austin for a national conference titled “Addressing Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities: Best Practices for Clinical Care and Medical Education in the 21st Century.”

Online Learning Must be Faculty-Driven, Innovative, UT Austin President Says

University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers has developed five guiding principles for using online technology in higher education that can help students learn more effectively and serve as a national model as universities navigate a rapidly changing landscape. "New technologies developed by our faculty, students and staff will strengthen our students' on-campus experience,…   » Continue Reading

Collection of Materials by Robert E. Howard, Creator of Conan the Barbarian, is Donated to Ransom Center

Collection of Materials by Robert E. Howard, Creator of Conan the Barbarian, is Donated to Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a gift of materials related to writer Robert E. Howard (1906–1936), a prominent and prolific writer in the fantasy genre. Though Howard is perhaps best known for creating the character Conan the Barbarian, he wrote more…   » Continue Reading