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The Blanton Museum of Art

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Very nice museum for UT to have on it’s campus. Includes a good selection of European paintings... read more

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Free Entrance on Thursdays!!

I am part of the Couch Surfing Community on the website and one of the members had told me about... read more

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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.
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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 yesterday via mobile

Very nice museum for UT to have on it’s campus. Includes a good selection of European paintings- mostly Italian and Spanish, and American Modern Art. There was one gallery with a selection of Western American paintings, too. They also typically have 1-2 temporary exhibits on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are museum goers and we were pretty disappointed with this museum. It isn't very big and the artwork wasn't anything special. You are better off going to the San Antonio Museum of Art.More

Date of experience: February 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Becky Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience. Our museum is actually one of the largest university museums in the U.S. and we have over 18,000 works in the collection, ranging...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am part of the Couch Surfing Community on the website and one of the members had told me about this art museum being free on Thursdays and I went with another from the community that lives here in Austin! I really enjoyed the museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you SO much for sharing this fantastic review! We're delighted one of your community members tipped you off, Thursdays are a great time to come and look around when you're on a budget! We hope to welcome you back again soon, we have some...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was definitely worth the trip and admission. The current exhibit on the ground floor was extremely interesting and well curated. Some great pieces upstairs in the permanent galleries too! Of all the art museums in Austin, this one is at the top of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Daniel! We're so delighted to hear that we're ranked so highly by you! Hope you can come back again in 2019, we have many incredible exhibitions to look forward to. Wishing you a Happy New Year! Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful museum with a nice selection of latin american and American modern art as well as european art from 1600-1800. . It is a small museum that you can cover in two hours. Personnel is very attentive and professional. Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: December 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thanks for sharing your experience, we're so glad you enjoyed the art and hope you can come back again in 2019. We'll be showcasing a large Latin American Art exhibition in February which should be of interest. Wishing you a Happy New Year!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice mix of different Time periods. Two floors with just enough to see. Permanent collection was great, recent installation very modern and fresh.

Date of experience: December 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thank you for sharing this wonderful review! We're always rotating our collections and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience. Hope to welcome you again in 2019, wishing you a Happy New Year! Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Modern art is not my thing, but if you like it go visit this museum. Most interesting piece was the portrait of Madame Walker, the first female self made millionaire in the country. Madame Walker was African American and made her fortune selling hair care...More

Date of experience: December 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We have a large Contemporary Art collection, but we hope you got to spend some time in our other galleries too, including our popular European Art showcase. There is also a new exhibition in our Paper...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the Making Africa exhibition which synthesized fashion with entrepreneurship in an interesting and artful way. The permanent collection is small but solid – certainly worth a visit on its own. We’re not big contemporary art enthusiasts and there is a lot of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Philip We're so glad you were able to explore the "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design," it is indeed a fascinating showcase of the creative work being produced by artists from and within this huge continent. Our galleries are always rotating as we...More

Reviewed 30 November 2018

My husband and I visited the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas along with my daughter and her boyfriend on Sunday, November 11, 2018. We have visited the Blanton multiple times in the past and have always enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing such extensive, thoughtful feedback on the museum! Our galleries are always rotating, so we're sure you will enjoy seeing these changes during your next visits. There are many new exhibitions to look forward to in 2019, including a major...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Spent the afternoon at the Blanton. Wanted to see Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” and it did not disappoint. The stained glass windows were breathtaking and the black and white marble pieces on the walls were incredible. Such amazing craftsmanship. Definitely recommend visiting the museum to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and got to appreciate all the beauty that is Ellsworth Kelly's "Austin." We can't wait to welcome you back again soon! Best wishes,...More

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Robert C
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Response from W2256QFjackh | Reviewed this property
My wife and I went together and, since we both had our teacher ID cards, we got in free. I think single admission is $9. I think $9 is a fair price for such a nice collection. We also received received a parking validation... More
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