Blanton Museum of Art
November 25 - January 7, 2018
"The Open Road explores the photographic road trip as a genre and America as an imaginative resource, presenting the stories of photographers for whom the American road was muse." The show features more than 100 images created from the 1950s to today.
September 2 - November 26, 2017
SpiNN (III) is an animated video by Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander. "The video is rooted in traditional Persian miniature painting, which the artist learned in her native Pakistan before immigrating to the United States in the early 1990s."
An exhibition featuring Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler’s recent film Giant. In the film, “Hubbard and Birchler present a decaying movie set just outside of Marfa, Texas,...Read More
“In the projected video, FOLD (2010), a grid of twelve-by-eight frames captures the Indian-born, San Francisco-based artist Surabhi Saraf in jeans and a white shirt...Read More
A show featuring more than forty prints by artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi. The exhibition also features large-scale maps of Rome, books, and plaster casts of architectural fragments.
An exhibition of 91 Indian paintings from the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection at the San Diego Museum of Art. Many of the images in the show...Read More
Artist Javier Téllez speaks about his work and his video Letter on the Blind, which is currently on view at the Blanton.
A community festival celebrating the Blanton’s newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries. The event features family activities, music, food, and tours of the museum. During the...Read More
A survey of works by Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian. The show draws from ten bodies of work by the artist and includes video, photography, sculpture, sound art,...Read More
Warhol By the Book is a comprehensive examination of Andy Warhol’s extensive work in books. The show will feature jacket covers, illustrations, drawings, screen prints, paintings,...Read More
A day of performances celebrating the life and music of David Bowie, Prince, Pierre Boulez, Tony Conrad, Ethan Frederick Greene, and others.
An exhibition of the installation Book from the Sky by Chinese artist Xu Bing. “The installation will transform 1,500 square feet of the museum’s galleries into an...Read More
An exhibition of Peruvian photography from 1968 to 2015. Fixing Shadows explores the influence of photographers including Fernando La Rosa, Mariella Agois, Carlos Domínguez, Milagros de la Torre, Pablo Hare, and others....Read More
A symposium bringing together three scholars who are experts on “the complicated issues surrounding Native American artifacts in today’s museum practice.”
An exhibition surveying art made in the US between 1989 and 2001. The show is organized around three principal themes: “the so-called “identity politics” debates;...Read More
A conversation between artist Ed Ruscha and critic Dave Hickey. For more information, go here.
An exhibition of prints by Francisco Goya. The show features works from his many series, including Los desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War), La tauromaquia,...Read More
An exhibition of The Crusader Bible, an illustrated manuscript known for its lively color illustrations. It was likely created around 1250 and traveled from Paris to...Read More
“Handmade goods will be offered, including jewelry, clothing and seasonal decorations, created by women whose lives are empowered by the Fair Trade Federation. Vendors include...Read More
A panel discussion with Gavin Delahunty (Dallas Museum of Art), Tricia Y. Paik (Indianapolis Musuem Of Art), Carter Foster (Whitney Museum of American Art), and Richard...Read More
An exhibition showcasing Latin American modern domestic design. The Blanton’s presentation of this exhibition will include paintings from the period. Designers featured in the exhibition include: Sergio...Read More
A day featuring yoga (12PM), a talk on Natalie Frank’s depictions of The Brothers Grimm (6:30PM), a Spanish language tour of the museum (6:30PM), and a slow...Read More
A sound program that celebrates composer Pauline Oliveros’ concept of Deep Listening. Performers include Saxophonist Joe McPhee, Heloise Gold, and others.
An exhibition of works by Donald Moffett that are within the Blanton’s collection. Featuring eight works – including a suite of eighteen drawings, the Blanton hold...Read More
An exhibition of more than 30 gouache and pastel drawings by artist Natalie Frank, a New York-based Austin native. Frank has created feminist reimaginings of...Read More
An exhibition of approximately eighty paintings by Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller (1833–1917) and contemporaries including Cézanne, Monet, Pissarro, and others.
A music event featuring works from outside the mainstream, including Molly Emerman performing player piano works by Conlon Nancarrow; a screening of the documentary “Conlon...Read More
This installation by Austin artist collective Okay Mountain playfully mocks the brochure stands found in hotel lobbies and tourist centers with 100 different irreverent and...Read More
An exhibition of photographs by Ralph Eugene Meatyard, including his acclaimed “Romances” made in the late-1950s and 60s (masked figures set against deteriorating Southern landscapes)...Read More
Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs relating to the struggle for civil rights. Includes works by Barkley...Read More
Simultaneous performances throughout the Blanton’s galleries by musicians known for their creativity and spontaneity: the Bel Cuore Saxophone Quartet; Adam Rudolph and his Go: Organic Orchestra;...Read More
Marjorie Schwarzer, museum historian, presents her research on contemporary museum practices in the United Arab Emirates.
An immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Committing to draw every day for two years, he devised a system that resulted in...Read More
The Blanton unveils 70 works from the Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American art, which was given to the university earlier this year.