Blanton Museum of Art
July 9 - October 1, 2017
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, left behind after the 1956 filming of Giant starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean." The video is 30 minutes long and plays on a continuous loop throughout the day (starting at the top and half hours).
June 3 - August 27, 2017
"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 as she folds laundry on the couch. Through color, sound, repetition, fragmentation, and multiplication, Saraf turns a prosaic activity into a captivating visual and sonic experience."
July 9 - October 15, 2017
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 are miniature illustrations of scenes from classic Indian and Persian texts.
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
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...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.
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