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The Blanton’s Director of Development, Sarah Young, shares her thoughts on how the museum can be a life-long source of inspiration People often ask me if working in a museum is as fun as it seems, and it is. Museums are ever-changing environments, filled with inspiring objects and people. They have an uncanny ability to…

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Staffer Ansley Netherland relays her conversation with Blanton member, Larry T., and is reminded of the very Zen experience of looking at art…. A few years ago I was having lunch with some friends at a local Mexican restaurant when a man named Larry T. pulled up a chair and joined us. He reminded me…

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My first day on the job at The Blanton was August 2, 1999. I remember the date because one of the first things I did in my new position as full-time membership assistant was to create a record for myself in the database. It’s still there, my $35 individual membership from 8/2/99. In just a…

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Blanton staffer Kevin Madden examines his unique role as “techie” in the midst of more arts-minded folks, and the museum’s ongoing commitment to integrating new technologies into the visitor experience…. Although my primary duty at The Blanton is to provide technical support to the staff, as the only “IT person” at the museum I am…

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