Blanton Museum of Art
October 19 - January 4, 2015
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 1,242 individual drawings depicting wild animals, landscapes, studies of human anatomy, scientific formulas, and representations of classical art and family photographs, among other subjects.
Live concert staged in the Blanton galleries by Austin composer Travis Weller alongside Dan Lippel, Steven Snowden, Ellen Bartel and “engineer/artist Sam Cusumano who extracts data from […]
A bilingual staging of the orchestral classic.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Chris Teerink’s documentary about how a simple idea can lead to visual and intellectual beauty.
UT Art and Art History professor Ann Reynolds will give a gallery talk on the Blanton’s exhibition Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt […]
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 […]
Smee, the Boston Globe art critic, previews his ongoing research project into friendships between prominent artists.
Art scholar Kirsten Swenson leads a tour of the exhibition Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt.
A documentary short focusing on the life and work of choreographer Deborah Hay. Filmmaker Ellen Bromberg emphasizes the artist’s continuing engagement with perception and consciousness […]
A union of art, dance and technology within a museum setting. This site- specific video installation combines the choreography of dancer Hay with new software […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and European Paintings, Consagra, and Curator of Exhibitions Zinser collaborate for a close look at works on paper from Renaissance […]
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 […]
Blanton Interpretive Fellow, Natalie Zeldin, leads a discussion of music in the German Renaissance in conjunction with the exhibition Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, […]
The Blanton Museum Shop kicks off the holiday season with a Jewelry by Rose Trunk Show.
The Blanton Museum of Art brings to Austin a selection of works from Augsburg, a wealthy German city and center of trade known for its […]
Historian and author James Kearney and other expert panelists explore German cultural heritage in Central Texas, from language to religion to clothing
The Nearest Air artist Waltercio Caldas elaborates on themes of the exhibition in a panel with UT music and philosophy faculty.
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin and the Fundação Iberê Camargo in Porto Alegre, Brazil have joined together to […]
The Blanton and Edible Austin co-present a tasting of traditional German beers from Austin-area brewers. Beer! Register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Cost: $10 members/$15 general public
Professor Andrew Morrall, Augsburg scholar from Bard College, discusses Imperial Augsburg.
Assistant Curator Freyda Spira of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Assistant Curator Gregory Jecmen of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, discuss the process […]
Austin-based artist Claude van Lingen examines the history of creativity, from Greek to contemporary art, in conjunction with the Texas Biennial.
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 […]
As part of a series of events organized in celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at […]
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 […]
UT Austin Alumni honor The Blanton Museum’s 50th Anniversary by showcasing pieces from their private collections.
An exhibit that onsiders the ethical and aesthetic choices involved in art restoration and conservation as exemplified by Carneo’s The Death of Rachel, which was […]