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The Blanton Museum of Art

200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-471-7324
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Nice mix of Art and exhibits

This was our 2nd time to visit the museum. It was very crowded due to free admissions that day but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa E
via mobile
Many Interesting Pieces, But Special Exhibits Are The Best

This small museum has some very nice permanent pieces in the collection, but it is the special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
W. B
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This university art museum has a spectacular collection of 20th century American masters and the United State's largest collection of Latin American art.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 2nd time to visit the museum. It was very crowded due to free admissions that day but was able to maneuver around each room with ease. The European and Latin American art galleries are my favorite. Found some of the pieces in...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small museum has some very nice permanent pieces in the collection, but it is the special exhibits that are the most compelling reason for a visit.

Thank W. B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I returned back to this museum of which I am a member of to see an exhibit. They made some changes to create a better experience. The exhibit I attended was great and enjoyed it and afterwards went upstairs to wander around. I notice things...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have rotating exhibits and somethings that are permanent. I love the exhibit with all the pennies. The museum is enjoyable for adults and also children.

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in after spending a couple hours in the history museum across the street. Exhibits are on two floors, and feature small collections of Renaissance, Latin American, European, and Colonial Spanish art. There are also modern and contemporary art installations. On the 2nd floor, in...More

Thank T8travels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this Meuseum. It was surprising how much there is to see inside! We only had 2 hours and didn't get to see it all but there's some fantastic artwork on display. Would recommend that you take at least 3-4 hours to explore, and...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My sister took me the Blanton on my recent visit to Austin along with her three kids. She informed me that it was recently remodeled and I have to say it is a very lovely museum/building. They had a fantastic special exhibit of Indian art...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Visit often because the exhibits change. I couldn't believe the amount of old masters on display. New stuff good too.

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This medium-size museum started about 50 years ago, as part of UT. The current complex opened in 2006, with two floors, and has Renaissance paintings, film & video, Latin American, European, and Colonial Spanish art; it also has classical and ancient items, Native American textiles,...More

Thank LK R
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This museum is right across the street from the Bob Bullock History Museum; visiting the two makes a nice day (and you can park just once). The collection covers a wide range and I enjoyed a special exhibition and the gift shop (which is in...More

Thank Susan M
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