College of Fine Arts News

Renovated Blanton Museum Enriched by Objects from the Art and Art History Collection

Thursday, April 20, 2017   |  Department of Art and Art History
A colorful woven hat

The Blanton Museum of Art re-opened its doors on Feb. 12 to a completely reimagined presentation of its galleries and permanent collection. The ancient American and Latin American galleries now include items from the Art and Art History Collection on loan from the Department of Art and Art History.

Video: College hosts “Designing an Arts College for the Future” at SXSW

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Dancers perform as part of "Reflective Impulse" at SXSW

The College of Fine Arts recently had the opportunity to highlight some of our new and evolving programs at SXSW this month. The University of Texas hosted their second “UT Live” event this year at 3Ten ACL Live. The college participated with the program “Designing an Arts College for the Future,” which covered how the college is evolving and shared the work of two graduate students.

Design Institute for Health leader pens article for New England Journal of Medicine

Thursday, March 23, 2017   |  NEJM Catalyst

Stacey Chang, the founding and executive director of the Design Institute for Health, penned an article for the New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst about designing a better health care system. The Design Institute for Health is a joint venture between the College of Fine Arts and the Dell Medical School.

Dance student honored with Texas Exes’ leadership award

Wednesday, March 15, 2017   |  The Alcalde
Sofia is snapping her fingers and smiling

Dance junior Sofia Aranha was one of six university students honored with the Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award. Featured in The Alcalde, this multi-talented student is double-majoring in economics and is part of the Liberal Arts Honors Program.

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