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The Blanton Museum of Art

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Good permanent collection, staff was very friendly, Ellsworth Kelly Austin installation left us... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Andreas S
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Excellent modern art collection -- a must see in Austin

Strongly recommend going to the Blanton. The Teresita Fernandez "Stacked Waters" alone is worth the... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
James S
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Toronto, Canada
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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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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Good permanent collection, staff was very friendly, Ellsworth Kelly Austin installation left us underwhelmed sadly. Good pieces in the main exhibit spaces though.More

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BlantonMuseum, Visitor Services at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi Andreas, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear of your positive experience with our staff as well as our art collections. We are sorry to hear the “Austin” installation did not meet your expectations. If you have any further feedback to...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Strongly recommend going to the Blanton. The Teresita Fernandez "Stacked Waters" alone is worth the visit, but the Ellsworth Kelly design concept and building "Austin" is also crucial to see

Thank James S
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi James Thanks so much for this stellar review! We're delighted to share "Austin" with our visitors and hope you can come back again soon. Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 12 May 2018

We saw the recent Ellsworth Kelly exhibit withhis black/white series, prisms and mosaic squares, as well as the chapel. Great European art colelction, latin American art including pottery.

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

Thank you for this fantastic review! We appreciate the detail you have shared and are so proud to share Kelly's work with our visitors. We hope you can come back again soon! Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Excellent museum with an an impressive collection of modern art. Well worth the visit. Not many masters. 16th and 17th century collection was just fair. The chapel next to the museum is quite special. A must visit.

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks so much for this thoughtful review! We really appreciate this customer feedback. If you have any additional comments to share, please send them to info@blantonmuseum.org We wish you a great day. Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful, well signed gallery giving a taste of many different eras of artworks and sculptures. I really enjoyed the modern American section with an amazing wall hanging/ portrait made of black plastic hair combs ! Adjacent and newly opened is the Ellsworth Kelly church...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks so much for this review! We're a huge fan too of the Sonya Clark art work "Madam C.J. Walker" and are so glad you mentioned it. Our collection is constantly rotating, so there may be some new art to see on your next visit!...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Really enjoyed the contemporary art. And, Ellsworth Kelly Chapel Austin 2018 a must see. No idea it was so accessible. A pretty darn good local art museum.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us, Ann. We appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoyed the contemporary art. If you have any additional feedback that will help us improve customer experiences, please do share this on info@blantonmuseum.org Our collection is constantly rotating...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

I was stunned by the collections here. We came for the special exhibit of works by Ellsworth Kelly, including the Austin chapel. The exhibits are engaging and the layout of the museum provide a nice transition in most places. I could spend a full day...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you so much for this thoughtful and descriptive feedback! We're so glad your 1st visit made this impression, we hope you can come back again soon! Wishing you a great day! Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Lovely building and grounds but the permanent and special collection were not to our tastes. Not the most exciting art museum we have visited.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hi Candy Thanks for sharing this feedback and taking the time to review our museum. We take great pride in ensuring our visitor experience is optimal, so if there is any additional feedback that you can share, we'd really appreciate it. Our contact email is...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

A stunning work by Ellsworth Kelly, and worth the trip just to see this serene chapel-like creation. Not our first visit to the Blanton, and wonderful to be able to spend time looking through the new Latin America section. But of course all eyes were...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, Anita! We're so glad to finally unveil this incredible design with the public, we hope you can come back again soon! Best Wishes The Blanton

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I love the Blanton! The museum is gorgeous, dynamic, and exciting. The changing exhibits are well thought out and displayed. The space is extraordinarily beautiful. The permanent collection is also admirable. When I go there, for instance where they have the Roman and Greek reproductions,...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

We welcome you back anytime, Gloria! Thank you so much for this wonderful review, we're honored to share this building and our collection with you. We hope you come back for another "art escape" soon! Best Wishes The Blanton

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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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