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The Blanton Museum of Art

200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-471-5482
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A Great museum for Austin Texas

The Blanton is a wonderful small museum that is part of the University of Texas complex. Many old... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nancy-Jane G
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Austin Texas
A joy for those interested in visual art

I'm so glad we were able to visit The Blandon during our brief stay in Austin. The collection, in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jaf122
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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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This university art museum has a spectacular collection of 20th century American masters and the United State's largest collection of Latin American art.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
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"permanent collection"
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"xu bing"
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"interesting pieces"
in 7 reviews
"contemporary works"
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"andy warhol"
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"renaissance paintings"
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"old masters"
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"nice collection"
in 8 reviews
"current exhibit"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"special exhibits are"
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"on display"
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"gift store"
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"university of texas campus"
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"couple of hours"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Blanton is a wonderful small museum that is part of the University of Texas complex. Many old master's, a great collection of South American Art. Traveling shows are wonderful. Plus it is across from the Texas State "Bob Bullock" museum. Good take for day...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad we were able to visit The Blandon during our brief stay in Austin. The collection, in excess of 18,000 objects, is housed in a building near the State Capitol. Works span from art of the ancient America's, Spanish American, Greek and Roman...More

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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us on during your stay! We appreciate your feedback and hope you can visit Austin again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely experience; enjoyed the special exhibit, the collection, the fabulous gift shop, and the hidden state room.

Thank Wendy F
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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted you could join us! Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

By the time my friend and I got to the Blanton we had done alot of walking and were running out of energy. The galleries were interesting and we enjoyed speculating about the lives of people in the portraits. It would have been nice to...More

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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum! We appreciate your feedback and will share this internally. You provide a great point regarding our educational information. You might be interested to know that we have "Art Primers" on our website which go into...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Parking is hardest part .finding it on campus garages or nearby is a challenge so I recommend weekends or winter/summer breaks. Brazos garage could work if you are ok with walking a bit. Museum is Inexpensive for the quality and quantity of major pieces. Temporary...More

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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this feedback. We appreciate the parking challenge around campus and will feedback to our team. If you ever park in the Brazos Garage, be sure to bring your ticket to our Visitors Service Desk so they can validate it for $4. Our...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Super inexpensive for college students ($5). Tons to look at. Lots of interesting pieces. Great way to spend an afternoon

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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, we appreciate this review and are glad you hear you had a good visit!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Spent Sunday afternoon with family here. Wonderful artwork and the facility provided a wheelchair for my wife at no-cost! Will return!More

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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You are very welcome, George. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and your wife was assisted. Another highlight to look forward to is the official opening of "Austin" by Ellsworth Kelly, which will be on February 18, 2018. This event is free and will...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

My friend and I enjoyed a trip to the museum today. My friend has been to the Blanton Museum plenty of times and lucky enough for her the visit is free as she is a UT student. I was lucky enough to get a few...More

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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we appreciate this! If you're looking for more free events, we recommend the official opening of "Austin" by Ellsworth Kelly, which will be on February 18, 2018. It will be followed by a Curator talk and public tour. On March...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

An accessible, well annotated museum with a range of art to enjoy and learn about. The atrium area, which is also an art installation, is beautiful. The docent at the main podium near the entrance was quite helpful. My only concern was they could use...More

Thank Loretta S
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BlantonMuseum, other at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Loretta We are delighted you were able to join us on these occasions! Thank you for your feedback concerning seating, we will relay this to our Visitors Service team. Another highlight to look forward to is the official opening of "Austin" by Ellsworth Kelly,...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

There are so many pieces here to look at and many different styles and eras represented. No liquids allowed but you can place such items in a locker near the entrance.

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Response from Jack H | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I went together and, since we both had our teacher ID cards, we got in free. I think single admission is $9. I think $9 is a fair price for such a nice collection. We also received received a parking validation... More
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