The Blanton Museum of Art

Art Museum
200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (at Congress Ave)
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 471-7324
Tuesday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Tips

  • Admission is free every Thursday!
  • After you finish running the race, stop by the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas campus.
  • This University of Texas museum offers traveling exhibitions, programs and activities and a permanent collection of more than 17,000 worldwide works. Closed on Mondays. Free admission on Thursdays.
  • The largest university museum in the USA and it's free to visit on Thursdays. If you're in need of inspiration for your next project, this is the place to be!
  • Visit the exhibition Lifelike while you still can. Until the end of September.
  • Exhibits come and go at this top-flight art museum, but what never changes is the epic installation Stacked Waters, which gives the Blanton's atrium the feeling of a two-story-high pool of water.
  • Admission is required every day except Thursday. Thursdays are free :)
  • This museum is the only museum in Austin with a permanent collection of substantial range and depth. It was built in 1963 after a large donation from railroad tycoon Archer Huntington.
  • You can't go wrong with collections or exhibits here.
  • Nicr place to have a picnic on the grounds.
  • The largest university art museum in the nation, The Blanton holds paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, and works in new media. The Blanton has more than 17,000 works of art.
  • Yoga in the Galleries is every Third Thursday at 6:30PM. Space is limited, so arrive about 20 minutes early to reserve your spot! The openness of the gallery is amazing and worth the early arrival.
  • The Blanton Museum of Art is a reflection of Austin's eclectic nature: There's something for everyone at this art museum.
  • Starting off your tour with the Western European Art Collection and ending it with the modern art of the Americas lets you observe exactly how art has redefined itself over hundreds of years.
  • About Face : Portraiture as Subject is open ALL SUMMER LONG
  • Good contemporary exhibits and babes from University of Texas!
  • Just walk in and they won't stop you to pay.
  • Claude Monet's "Spring Time" is absolutely amazing!
  • Thursdays are free.
  • Large permanent contemporary art collection, nice building, friendly staff

Nearby places

1800 Congress Ave (at Martin Luther King Jr Blvd)
200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (at Congress Ave)