Blanton gets Texas Women for the Arts grant through Texas Cultural Trust

Austin’s lone standing arts journalist, Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, reports that Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art is one of seven recipients of grants awarded by the Texas Women for the Arts, a fundraising circle of the Texas Cultural Trust. The Blanton received $30,000 for its Art Central program, an education initiative for at-risk elementary students. The Texas Cultural Trust award a total fo $140,000 to youth arts programs around the state including, among others, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, the San Antonio Symphony and the Lone Star Ballet in Amarillo.

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