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The Blanton Museum of Art

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The museum was a great way to spend an afternoon. The staff was great. The Stain glass window... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
strider916
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
A Wonderful Space for Viewing Art and Being Creative

We have visited many excellent museums in Rome, Paris, London, New York, Washington, DC, Chicago... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

As a student at UT, I used to love to go visit UT's art museum and see the wonderful works of students. That was before the Blanton. I was disappointed in the permanent collection of the Blanton. Too much modern art, really empty of heart....More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback and taking the time to review us. We are sorry to hear your thoughts on our permanent collection. Every visitor has a different experience and we appreciate your views. If you'd like to share more feedback, please email us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was a great way to spend an afternoon. The staff was great. The Stain glass window building/installation was AWSOME.

Thank strider916
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you SO much for this wonderful review! Our Visitor Services team will be delighted to hear this feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed visiting "Austin" too. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My uncle and I visited the Blanton Museum of Art with a friend of ours. My uncle and I were not impressed with a lot of the exhibits. I thought that it was boring. I wouldn't come back here again.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Ashley We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience. We strive for varied and interesting exhibitions which are constantly rotating so we hope you can come back soon to check out our latest exhibition "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design."...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited many excellent museums in Rome, Paris, London, New York, Washington, DC, Chicago and Detroit, among others. We were very impressed by the quality and variety of this relatively small museum’s collection and very well lit interior spaces. Several samples of the quality...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for this extensive and thoughtful review! And thank you for advocating for photography, if you come back again soon and are social media-inclined, please feel free to tag us or incorporate our hashtag #blantonmuseum We hope to welcome back again in...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

I was blown away . It exceeded my expectations. A very extensive collection of the Suida-Manning donated paintings . Beautiful European collection focus on the 1500-1700 of Italian artists was wonderful. There is also a very large James A Michener donated collection. For a small...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi there! We're delighted to hear we exceeded expectations! Our collection rotates quite regularly too so you should see something new on your next visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This was my second time visiting Austin and I was glad we could fit this in. There was some interesting pieces and good conversation starters. It is located on the UT campus but it was really easy to find using our Google Maps.More

Thank Tirzah D
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Tirzah We're so glad you were able to return! Our current exhibition closes this Sunday, September 9th so we're glad you were able to visit. Our next exhibition "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design" opens October 14th so that's something else to look...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

This modern museum of art was not what one would normally expect in a museum. Yet, it draws you in and makes you want to question what you are seeing.More

Thank Anna H
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Anna We are thankful for this thoughtful review! We're always looking to ensure our visitors have a good experience and make efforts to rotate our art on display regularly so you should always see something new. We hope you can come back again soon!...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Despite missing the opportunity to have a world-class museum building, this is a favorite hangout of mine. With the addition of Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, even more so. Kelly's Austin is a "chapel" project he conceived for a patron in California, but never built. The Blanton...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for this thoughtful and insightful review! We're very proud and honored to share "Austin" with the public and delighted to hear you are a member! Come back again soon, we look forward to welcoming you again. Best Wishes The Blanton team

Reviewed August 26, 2018

The place was much needed when built. The installations are magnificent. The restaurant is pretty darn good too. Traffic is awful but that’s Austin. Walking distance to downtown sights.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

We're so glad you had such a good experience! Our restaurant menu recently changed too so we're happy to hear you enjoyed the food. We hope you come back again soon, thank you for supporting the arts and sharing this great review. Best Wishes The...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

An architecturally pleasing place, with a diverse bit of art on display. Including one structural (permanent) installment outside the main building. Definitely worth paying a visit.More

Thank Keith M
BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hi Keith Thank you for this kind review and for taking the time to share it! We're very honored to add "Austin" by Ellsworth Kelly to our collection and are glad you enjoyed it. We hope you can come back again soon! Best Wishes The...More

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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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