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."
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...Read More
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...Read More
How does the law respond to art ownership disputes? This documentary traces the legal history of a famous Egon Schiele painting—seized by the Nazis in...Read More
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,...Read More
Atlanta-based artist Radcliffe Bailey and UT Professor of Art Michael Ray Charles for a conversation about Bailey’s recent work, his exploration of personal and historical...Read More
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...Read More
Rick Barnes, head coach of the University of Texas Longhorns men’s basketball team talks about The Rules of Basketball. Free!
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...Read More
Prints by satirist William Hogarth from his series Marriage à la Mode, A Rake’s Progress, and Industry and Idleness, and others.
Works by contemporary artist Paul Pfeiffer, presented in conjunction with a special display of James Naismith’s “Original Rules of Basket Ball”—the 1891 document that outlined...Read More
Eight rare and never-before publicly exhibited Tibetan works collected by adventurer and scholar Theos Bernard, who was among the first westerners given permission to enter ...Read More
The Blanton’s share of the Vogel’s storied art collection.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
A conversation between artist El Anatsui, curator Lisa Binder, and UT art history professor Moyosore Okediji.
Recovering Beauty: The 1990s in Buenos Aires exhibits work produced during the 1990s in Buenos Aires, during a time of pivotal transformation in Argentina. The...Read More
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...Read More
The Blanton Museum of Art features an exhibition of over 125 works exploring the artists and ideas introduced in the 19th century working in the...Read More
Opening on October 2, The Blanton Museum of Art features forty of the finest nineteenth-century paintings from The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, including works...Read More
The Austin Center for Photography brings Laura Letinsky to Austin for The Icons of Photography No.7 lecture series on Thursday, September 23 at the Blanton...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
The Austin Center for Photography presents the Icons of Photography No. 6 lecture series with fine-art photographer Abelardo Morell. The night consists of a lecture...Read More
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...Read More
A video installation by Pablo Vargas Lugo pushes the boundaries between art and sports. "Eclipses for Austin" contains 4 videos that explore solar eclipses as...Read More
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...Read More
"Following in the footsteps of the highly acclaimed School of the South and The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de...Read More