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CURRENT

In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Blanton Museum of Art

June 22 - September 21, 2014

An exhibition of over 160 works that examine our relationship with felines and canines through the ages. Look for Dürer, Fragonard, William Blake, Goya, Gauguin, Picasso, Cartier-Bresson, Hopper, Bourgeois and others!

Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes

Blanton Museum of Art

February 1 - August 17, 2014

The Blanton and the Department of Art and Art History at UTAustin, present a selection of objects about the lifestyle, technological achievements, and ideology of pre-Inka cultures featuring 80  works drawn mostly from the University’s collections with loans from the Dallas Museum of Art. Objects range from woven textiles to painted ceramic vessels and modeled effigies.



PAST

Martin Parr Artist Talk & Book Signing

Lecture begins promptly at 7:00 pm, with signing, catered reception, and cash bar immediately following in the lobby. Tickets available at the door: ACP Members […]

Midday Music Series

This collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art explores the connections between musical and artistic forms. Faculty and student […]

Sol LeWitt: documentary film

Chris Teerink’s documentary about how a simple idea can lead to visual and intellectual beauty.   

SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960

 In conjunction with the exhibition Converging Lines, SoundSpace features experimental works by composers based in lower Manhattan in the 1960s, such as Steve Reich, La […]

Blanton Talks: Lucy Lippard

Art critic Lippard discusses her experiences with Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt when they lived in New York in the 1960’s, and responds to their […]

Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,

An exhibition focused on the close friendship between Hesse and LeWitt. Organized by Veronica Roberts, the Blanton’s curator of modern and contemporary art, the exhibition […]

Richard Shiff on The Nearest Air

Author, art historian, and UT’s Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art, Dr. Shiff, leads a discussion on The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works […]

Jewelry by Rose Trunk Show

The Blanton Museum Shop kicks off the holiday season with a Jewelry by Rose Trunk Show.

Waltercio Caldas: Panel

The Nearest Air artist Waltercio Caldas elaborates on themes of the exhibition in a panel with UT music and philosophy faculty.

German Beer Tasting!!

The Blanton and Edible Austin co-present a tasting of traditional German beers from Austin-area brewers. Beer! Register by email: publicprograms@blantonmuseum.org, Cost: $10 members/$15 general public

Claude van Lingen lecture

Austin-based artist Claude van Lingen examines the history of creativity, from Greek to contemporary art, in conjunction with the Texas Biennial.

Cubism Beyond Borders

Iconic works from France, the Americas, and Eastern Europe from the Blanton’s collection by Pablo Picasso, Albert Gleizes, Max Weber, Arshile Gorky, Alexander Archipenko, and […]

Lifelike

The exhibition Lifelike, invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are realistic, but often made of unusual materials in […]

Blanton Alumni Collectors' Panel Discussion

In conjunction with its current exhibition, Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, the Blanton Museum of Art presents a special conversation with […]

SoundSpace: Post-Classical

Showcasing musical compositions that transcend classical, pop, and rock idioms. Scheduled artists include Graham Reynolds, and Mother Falcon, and performances of works by Steve Snowden, […]