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The Blanton Museum of Art

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I am a member here at the Blanton Museum of Art and returned here on a very nice day to see the new... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Homestyle68
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Austin, Texas
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Very Enjoyable

We hopped off the Hop-on-Hop-off bus right across the street and spent three pleasant hours here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SkykomishBob
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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 1 week ago via mobile

I am a member here at the Blanton Museum of Art and returned here on a very nice day to see the new Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin outdoor exhibit. I had parked across the street at the Bullock Texas State History Museum where I am also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hopped off the Hop-on-Hop-off bus right across the street and spent three pleasant hours here, before reboarding to continue the tour. There was an excellent, well-presented exhibit on design in Africa, and a nicely curated show of semi-recent plus contemporary Amercan art. It seemed...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it and are glad you had a good experience here. We're happy to hear you enjoyed "Making Africa," as the exhibit is so wonderful and will be leaving us soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to visit the Blanton whenever I'm in Austin. I thoroughly enjoy the museum and love the contemporary exhibits. It's an enjoyable way to send a couple of hours and I like the size of the museum too. It's not too huge and overwhelming.More

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

Hi there, Thank you for this wonderful review! We're so glad you were able to return once again! Our collections are constantly rotating and our current contemporary project Vincent Valdez's "The City" leaves October 28th, so we're glad you got the chance to see it!...More

Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 October 2, 2018

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

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 October 1, 2018

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 4 weeks 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 September 28, 2018

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 4 weeks 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

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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

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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

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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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