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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
"...2,715-square-foot structure bears the city's name – and the Blanton Museum of Art the entity responsible for Kelly's building..."

Feb. 16, 2018 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
"...made the decision to retire as director of the Blanton Museum of Art, drawing a close to her 15-year..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

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

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 Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro,..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Rachel Cook

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

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 designed to..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
After two years heading UT's art museum, the director leaves it for the classroom
"...how it felt to Ned Rifkin, director of the Blanton Museum of Art, because he'll be leaving that position..."

May 6, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

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

“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
"...a recent visit to Marfa, we visited a snake museum. "The largest live rattlesnake exhibit on the [illustration of..."

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

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

Blanton Museum of Art
Ned Rifkin, former Smithsonian undersecretary of art, is the new director of the Blanton
"...must presume then that the job of directing the Blanton Museum of Art has the fit of a Savile..."

May 22, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"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
"...Viewing these works – part of the Blanton's "Goya: Mad Reason" exhibit – felt like a responsibility...."

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

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

Blanton Museum Fifty Fest
April 27, 2013. 11 photos.

April 29, 2013 Photo Gallery

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
"...is probably not providing much artistic stimulation. Luckily, the Blanton Museum of Art has brought its galleries, and much..."

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

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 Form: The..."

Feb. 9, 2019 Arts Post by Alyssa Hiarker

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.
"...of the latest (preliminary) design for UT's Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art -- unveiled last week at a..."

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

Topping Out the Blanton
That tree on the roof? Means the new museum is A-OK.
"...up across from the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum has a tree and a flag capping it off..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

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

Jack Blanton and Harold Simmons Dead
Two philanthropic and political power players pass over the weekend
"...and political donors. In coincidental timing, Houston oilman Jack Blanton and Dallas-based billionaire Harold Simmons both died on Saturday...."

Dec. 30, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Blanton and Umlauf Museums Are Open Again
Two iconic visual art hubs welcome the public again
"...art lovers have reason to rejoice. Two of its museums are reopening to visitors: the iconic Blanton Museum of..."

Aug. 17, 2020 Arts Post by Clara Ence Morse

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a free day..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Chron Events Post

"Donald Moffett" at the Blanton
The Blanton exhibition marks a shift not only toward artists from Texas but also toward more political art
"...a philosophical experience as a tactile one. Though the Blanton Museum of Art's exhibition of his work represents an..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Five Austin Museum Day Recommendations
Back, tyranny of choice! Back, we say!
"...With the Austin Museum Day celebration providing free admission at venues all across..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bare-Bones Blanton
The economic downturn hits the world of art museums, including UT's Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art.
"...economically speaking, both in Austin and the world of museums, it's not surprising that UT's Jack S. Blanton Museum..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Classical Revival at the Blanton
The Art of the Deal
"...and grease, things happen. And so it is with "Blanton: The Sequel." A mere three days after presentations by..."

Aug. 25, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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