Blanton Museum of Art

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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,

Blanton Museum of Art

February 23 - May 18, 2014

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 will feature approximately 50 works, including many that have not been publicly exhibited for decades.

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.


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 […]

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:, 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 […]


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, […]

Steven Parker: Soundspace: Space And Symmetry

A musical exploration of space and symmetry in the museum’s galleries featuring the local premier of Orbits, a work by visionary spatial composer Henry Brant […]

William Hogarth: Proceed with Caution

Prints by satirist William Hogarth from his series Marriage à la Mode, A Rake’s Progress, and Industry and Idleness, and others.

Icon of Photography No. 14: Joel-Peter Witkin

Austin Center for Photography (ACP) brings photographer Joel-Peter Witkin to speak at the Blanton. Following the lecture, Witkin will sign his latest books, which are […]