Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art

(512) 471-7324

Martin Luther King at Congress

Austin, TX 78701


The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

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.

Shahzia Sikander: SpiNN (III)

Blanton Museum of Art

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."

Vincent Valdez: The City

Blanton Museum of Art

July 22 - December 30, 2018

A show of Vincent Valdez's two The City paintings. The works were recently acquired by the Blanton. For more information, go here.


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,...

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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.

Pun Value: 4 Works by Lee Lozano

A case study of works by sensationalized, transgressive, feminist  artist Lee Lozano from The Blanton collection, curated by Katie Geha examines the artist’s process and...

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Linda Connor Talk at the Blanton

Austin Center for Photography’s Icons of Photography No.11 lecture series brings Linda Connor to the Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium on UT campus to speak...

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Magda Sayeg

International textile artist Magda Sayeg and knitters across Austin transform the Blanton Museum’s Faulkner Plaza into a large-scale, knitted wonderland. All 99 trees in the...

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New Works for the Collection

New Works for the Collection is the new exhibition at The Blanton highlighting more than sixty new acquisitions from among the hundreds of works recently...

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Matisse as Printmaker

The Blanton Museum of Art and The American Federation of Arts team up to present Matisse as Printmaker: Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse...

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The Harry Ransom Center and the Blanton Museum of Art collaborate to present the exhibition Manuel Álvarez Bravo and His Contemporaries: Photographs from the Collections...

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Picasso: A Graphic Inquiry

Seventeen significant graphic works are featured in Picasso: A Graphic Inquiry at The Blanton Museum of Art. The highlights include the lithograph Head of a...

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WorkSpace: Anna Craycroft

The Blanton Museum of Art and the Union Of Initiative for Educational Assembly come together to present the latest exhibition in the museum’s WorkSpace series....

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Get aroused by a huge exhibition of contemporary artists working in a variety of media that explore the emotion of "Desire". Annette DiMeo Carlozzi brings...

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WorkSpace: Jim Drain

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin presents I Will Show You The Woe-Joy Man, a multi-media installation by Miami-based...

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