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The Blanton Museum of Art

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A Very Nice Mixture of Different Types of Art: Very Interesting and Quite Educational

My husband and I visited the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas campus in Austin... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kzsull01
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Windsor, Connecticut
Great afternoon.

Spent the afternoon at the Blanton. Wanted to see Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” and it did not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blanton Museum of art is located on the University of Texas Campus in Austin. This small museum focuses mostly on Latin American and Southwestern Art. There are a few interesting paintings mostly from Mexico and Latin America. There are however, special exhibits that focus...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a member here at the Blanton Museum of Art and returned here on a very nice day to see the new Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin outdoor exhibit. I had parked across the street at the Bullock Texas State History Museum where I am also...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there, First of all, thank you for being a member, we love our members! Secondly, thank you so much for this thoughtful and informative review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time spent here as well as all of our wonderful exhibitions. Our social...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hopped off the Hop-on-Hop-off bus right across the street and spent three pleasant hours here, before reboarding to continue the tour. There was an excellent, well-presented exhibit on design in Africa, and a nicely curated show of semi-recent plus contemporary Amercan art. It seemed...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it and are glad you had a good experience here. We're happy to hear you enjoyed "Making Africa," as the exhibit is so wonderful and will be leaving us soon....More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

I've been to visit the Blanton whenever I'm in Austin. I thoroughly enjoy the museum and love the contemporary exhibits. It's an enjoyable way to send a couple of hours and I like the size of the museum too. It's not too huge and overwhelming.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi there, Thank you for this wonderful review! We're so glad you were able to return once again! Our collections are constantly rotating and our current contemporary project Vincent Valdez's "The City" leaves October 28th, so we're glad you got the chance to see it!...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

As a student at UT, I used to love to go visit UT's art museum and see the wonderful works of students. That was before the Blanton. I was disappointed in the permanent collection of the Blanton. Too much modern art, really empty of heart....More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback and taking the time to review us. We are sorry to hear your thoughts on our permanent collection. Every visitor has a different experience and we appreciate your views. If you'd like to share more feedback, please email us...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

The museum was a great way to spend an afternoon. The staff was great. The Stain glass window building/installation was AWSOME.

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you SO much for this wonderful review! Our Visitor Services team will be delighted to hear this feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed visiting "Austin" too. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 2 October 2018

My uncle and I visited the Blanton Museum of Art with a friend of ours. My uncle and I were not impressed with a lot of the exhibits. I thought that it was boring. I wouldn't come back here again.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Ashley We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience. We strive for varied and interesting exhibitions which are constantly rotating so we hope you can come back soon to check out our latest exhibition "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design."...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We have visited many excellent museums in Rome, Paris, London, New York, Washington, DC, Chicago and Detroit, among others. We were very impressed by the quality and variety of this relatively small museum’s collection and very well lit interior spaces. Several samples of the quality...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you so much for this extensive and thoughtful review! And thank you for advocating for photography, if you come back again soon and are social media-inclined, please feel free to tag us or incorporate our hashtag #blantonmuseum We hope to welcome back again in...More

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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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