ancientandes

It’s llama-mania in the museum shop! These cute little guys are fair trade and hand made in Peru, as all our products related to “Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes.” Stop by and see them in person before the exhibition opens February 1! #AncientAndes #llamas #youknowyouwantone (at The Blanton Museum of Art)

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#AndyATX (our spokes-llama for #AncientAndes) overlooking our empty atrium. We’re closed today, but tomorrow this space will be filled with the sweet sounds of @butlersom faculty for Midday Music Series, starting at 12pm. (at The Blanton Museum of Art)

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A special visitor has arrived in town: welcome Andy the Llama! He’s excited for the opening of #AncientAndes and took a tour around the museum, even stopping to snap a #MuseumSelfie! Be on the lookout for more #AndyATX adventures, and share your own #BlantonSelfie with us today! (at The Blanton Museum of Art)

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#AncientAndes opens Saturday, and we’re giving y'all a sneak peek with an Instagram #takeover by @thaovotang from @utaustintx’s Dept. Of Art & Art History. Follow along as Thao shares her images and thoughts, and make sure to visit on Saturday to see these works in person! (at The Blanton Museum of Art)

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Chancay Culture, Peru, Late Intermediate Period (900 ––1400 CE). Modeled llama. Ceramic, slip paints. Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin.

Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes opens February 1! Come see this little guy in person, and make sure to keep an eye out for another special llama who will be making a few cameo appearances on our social media channels….

#MuseumSelfie Day is tomorrow! Take or upload a selfie in the galleries and tag it with #BlantonSelfie - we’ll #repost them, like this one from @gunnbelievable. PS - we hear a special visitor from #AncientAndes might be taking a few selfies of his own…stay tuned! (at The Blanton Museum of Art)

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