Museum http://kut.org en Umlauf's 'Three Muses' Moved to Make Way for Medical School http://kut.org/post/umlaufs-three-muses-moved-make-way-medical-school <p>A crew of contractors from Vault Fine Art Services dismantled and transported Charles Umlauf’s “Three Muses” from Centennial Park to the <a href="http://umlaufsculpture.org/">Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum</a>&nbsp;on Monday.</p><p>The bronze sculptures relocated as part of a temporary loan while the <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/dell-medical-school">Dell Medical School</a> is under construction.</p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:58:17 +0000 Andrew Huygen 9703 at http://kut.org Umlauf's 'Three Muses' Moved to Make Way for Medical School You Can Visit Over 40 Places this Austin Museum Day – For Free http://kut.org/post/you-can-visit-over-40-places-austin-museum-day-free <p>Where will you go this&nbsp;<a href="http://www.austinmuseums.org/museumday/">Museum Day</a>?</p><p>Sunday, September 22, the <a href="http://www.austinmuseums.org/">Austin Museum Partnership</a> has coordinated a day of free museum admission for&nbsp;Austinites. More than forty Austin-area museums will be participating, many with extended hours and special events. Highlights include:</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:43:27 +0000 Emily Mathis 8740 at http://kut.org You Can Visit Over 40 Places this Austin Museum Day – For Free Art Online: Browse 17,000 Works on the New Blanton Database http://kut.org/post/art-online-browse-17000-works-new-blanton-database <p>Here&rsquo;s a way to make your Friday workday more enjoyable: the Blanton Museum of Art has unveiled <a href="http://collection.blantonmuseum.org/">a new online database</a> of the museum&rsquo;s vast collection, containing records for over 17,000 works in the museum&#39;s collection. Almost all of the museum&rsquo;s pieces have images on the database, and many feature historical information about the piece and the artist. &nbsp;</p><p>It&rsquo;s a dramatic upgrade from the previous Blanton database featured on the site, which only included images for some 150 pieces of art.&nbsp;<br /><br /> New aspects of the database include an easy to use<a href="http://collection.blantonmuseum.org/QS_5?sid=1103&amp;x=167820"> search feature</a>, which allows users to search for works by keyword, artist name or nationality, period, or specific exhibition. It also features a <a href="http://collection.blantonmuseum.org/POR1?sid=1103&amp;x=167841">portfolio of past exhibitions</a> held by the museum, and more.&nbsp;<br /> Fri, 18 May 2012 19:31:49 +0000 Emery Reifsnyder 4274 at http://kut.org Art Online: Browse 17,000 Works on the New Blanton Database "9-11 and Beyond" Exhibit Comes to Camp Mabry http://kut.org/post/9-11-and-beyond-exhibit-comes-camp-mabry <p><a data-mce-="" href="http://www.txmf.us/">Camp Mabry</a> will host an exhibit commemorating Texas Army and Air National Guard personnel who were among the first to be called into combat in the wake of the 2001 terror attacks. &ldquo;9-11 and Beyond: The Texas National Guard and the War on Terror&rdquo; opens next Saturday, the day before the 10-year anniversary of the attacks.</p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 16:54:28 +0000 Reshma Kirpalani 2388 at http://kut.org "9-11 and Beyond" Exhibit Comes to Camp Mabry