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Blanton Museum of Art
The UT museum acquires 12 works by Texas artists through an art lottery
"...Everybody loves winning the lottery, even museums. And while the Blanton Museum of Art's recent score..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ellsworth Kelly's Austin Opens at the Blanton Museum of Art
By building this structure, the Blanton enabled a major modern artist to realize his masterwork
"...building wound up not being made. But the idea of the building didn't leave Kelly when that happened, and..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
The University of Texas museum raises admission prices
"...desire to see "DESIRE," the new exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art, on opening weekend (and why would..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Justine’s Sister Restaurant Is Opening at the Blanton Museum of Art
Cafe collab will open Spring 2025
"...Brasserie, the much-loved Eastside French bistro and perennial Best of Austin winner, you already know it’s a place of..."

April 22, 2024 Food Post by Kimberley Jones

“Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler: Giant” at the Blanton Museum of Art
The film is good at showing the fate of the film set of Giant, but it leaves open the question of what’s happened to Marfa
"...Giant, a film by "Austin- and Berlin-based" artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, features an imagined 1950s..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

"Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite"
Images from a decade of building Black identity and community say it loud
"...get the moment: that split second when every aspect of a great image – composition, light, focus, feeling, expressiveness..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
The companion facility to the UT museum's gallery building is finally complete
"...Since opening in 2006, the Blanton Museum of Art's Michener Gallery Building has been a..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art: Ann Wilson takes the reins
Ann Wilson has been named interim director of the Blanton Museum of Art
"...Otto Hite made the decision to retire as director of the Blanton Museum of Art, drawing a close to..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art: Adios, Pérez-Barreiro
Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, the Blanton's curator of Latin American art, is leaving UT to head the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
"...Last week the University of Texas' Blanton Museum of Art announced the departure of..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Rachel Cook

Blanton Museum of Art
After two years heading UT's art museum, the director leaves it for the classroom
"...Two years inside an arts institution can feel like a generation given the intensity..."

May 6, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
An immersive new work of art turns the Blanton's white atrium into a cool pool of blue
"...The atrium of the Blanton Museum of Art's Michener Gallery Building was..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
The Blanton Museum of Art's new education and visitors pavilion has just acquired a name, thanks to a $4.5 million gift from Houston businessman Edgar A. Smith
"...The Blanton Museum of Art's new gallery building is getting all..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
Ned Rifkin, former Smithsonian undersecretary of art, is the new director of the Blanton
"..."No one who loves art wants to be an administrator. I am at the..."

May 22, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gold a Go-Go at the Blanton Museum of Art
February 16, 2013. 66 photos.
"...Celebrating the Blanton's 50th with DJ Mel and the BlueBonnets (with special..."

Feb. 16, 2013 Photo Gallery

"Goya: Mad Reason" at the Blanton Museum
The images of war in Goya's prints are brutal and immediate, and it is for this reason that we must look at them
" Goya died in 1828, he left his Disasters of War series unpublished. The series of prints depicts Goya's..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Blanton Museum Cafe
The Blanton follows the trend of pairing high art and gourmet treats
"...Blanton Museum CafeTuesday-Friday, 9:30am-5pm; Saturday, 11am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5pm; third Thursday..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

The Blanton Museum and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden Are Open Again
Two beloved bastions of visual art re-open for public view
"...You've been wanting to see those exhibitions at the Blanton, the ones you've heard so much buzz about –..."

Aug. 21, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ellsworth Kelly's Austin at the Blanton Museum
"...Ellsworth Kelly's Austin at Blanton Museum of Art on February 8, 2018..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Photo Gallery

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...Visual artists of all ilk have a thing with money. Most..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Art City Austin: A new kind of art fair
Art Alliance Austin is calling on artists and architects to make work that will reinvent its annual art fair
"...What had been the Austin Fine Arts Festival is now Art City Austin, and one way..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Blanton Museum Undertakes a $35 Million Makeover of Its Grounds
With the international architectural firm Snøhetta, the UT museum will add community spaces and art to its outdoor experience
"...Being inside the Blanton Museum is a great experience...."

Jan. 22, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Blanton's #MuseumFromHome Offers Tours, Talks, and More From Its Collection
Just cuz you're at home doesn't mean you can't get some culture
"...that line your walls is probably not providing much artistic stimulation. Luckily, the Blanton Museum of Art has brought..."

April 30, 2020 Arts Post by Gianni Zorrilla

Blanton Launches Film Series This Weekend
As if you needed another good reason to go to the Blanton
"...There has always been plenty to love about the Blanton Museum of Art...."

March 22, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The Making of Austin
Curator Carter Foster on Ellsworth Kelly's art building
"...If you want the lowdown on artist Ellsworth Kelly and his final work – and masterwork..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

"Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties"
"Witness" brings the Civil Rights Movement to the Blanton Museum of Art
"...With the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

“Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s”
The Blanton Museum of Art’s retrospective may tap nostalgia for a certain generation, but it can be deeply moving, too
" because, I don't know, it was the color of his eyes, I didn't understand. Eventually, I would find..."

April 29, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Blanton’s Latest Exhibition Introduces Symbolism to All Audiences
No art degree needed
"...Located on the second floor of the Blanton Museum of Art, the “Ideas In Sensuous..."

Feb. 9, 2019 Arts Post by Alyssa Hiarker

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...Here comes the 23rd annual Austin Museum Day, citizen, that free celebration of art, culture, history,..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

Melany Jean's Top 10 Fresh Takes in the Arts of 2017
Works of art and shows that were timely, intimate, funny, and awe-inspiring stood out over the year
"...1) TEXAS BIENNIAL (Big Medium) In the hands of curator Leslie Moody Castro, an expansive road trip provided..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

Blanton: The Sequel: The Sequel
The preliminary design for UT's new Blanton Museum of Art facility has been unveiled, and as expected, the white-shoe Boston firm of Kallmann McKinnell & Wood has come up with a building that hews to the dicta of UT's Campus Master Plan, even when it doesn't make much sense.
"...Oh, the games architects play. In the rendering of the latest (preliminary) design for UT's Jack S. Blanton..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Arts Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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