Austin Side Trip: Mexic-Arte Museum

In downtown Austin, the doors to the Mexic-Arte Museum opened and we walked into the well-stocked gift shop, with all sorts of Mexican souvenirs from Selena to Frida Kahlo. Paying the admission fee, we entered the museum, which is Texas' official museum on Mexican culture. As it was October, the museum focused on Dia De … Continue reading Austin Side Trip: Mexic-Arte Museum

Austin Side Trip: Follow-Up Encounter With The Plank Man

On the southern rim of the University of Texas stands a two story museum with a lobby of blue stripes like the ocean. This is the Blanton Museum of Art, which houses several collections of European and American art. Ascending the simple marble steps, we toured the second story. The American art collection was nice. … Continue reading Austin Side Trip: Follow-Up Encounter With The Plank Man

Operation Big D: Art In the Third Dimension

It is super easy to access the Nasher Sculpture Center from either the Crow Collection or the Dallas Museum of Art; they are all within a block of each other. We walked across the street and into the modern, beautiful structure housing the sculptures. Unlike the first two aforementioned museums, you had to pay admission … Continue reading Operation Big D: Art In the Third Dimension