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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

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 and Umlauf Museums Are Open Again
Two iconic visual art hubs welcome the public again
"...of its museums are reopening to visitors: the iconic Blanton Museum of Art and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden &..."

Aug. 17, 2020 Arts Post by Clara Ence Morse

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 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

"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

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

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

Bare-Bones Blanton
The economic downturn hits the world of art museums, including UT's Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art.
"...of museums, it's not surprising that UT's Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art last month laid off four members..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Topping Out the Blanton
That tree on the roof? Means the new museum is A-OK.
"...of course, the future home of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, long recognized as one of the..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

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 UT museum acquires 12 works by Texas artists through an art lottery
"...loves winning the lottery, even museums. And while the Blanton Museum of Art's recent score doesn't approach Mega Millions..."

Aug. 12, 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 designed to..."

Feb. 13, 2009 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

Jessie Otto Hite: With the Blanton built, the director takes her leave
With the Blanton Museum of Art's new galleries open and drawing record crowds and the companion building set to open next year, Jessie Otto Hite has decided to retire as director in 2008
"...time to take her leave. On June 18, the Blanton Museum of Art director announced her plans to retire..."

June 29, 2007 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

"Vincent Valdez: The City" at the Blanton
The artist's epic portrait of Klanspeople is all the more frightening for the mundane character of its subjects
"...The City II, fills an isolated room in the Blanton Museum of Art, long and narrow to accommodate I's..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

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

Diedrick Brackens Weaves Multitudes in the Blanton's "darling divined"
From his loom, the acclaimed artist fuses folk tales and forgotten memories with his own experiences to tell new, expanding stories of identity
"...from "Diedrick Brackens: darling divined," on view at the Blanton Museum of Art through May 2021. The nine works..."

Jan. 1, 2021 Arts Feature by Sara Hutchinson

"Clarissa Tossin: Meeting the Waters" at the Blanton
The Brazilian artist explores the confluence of globalization's streams of production through the Amazon
"...Austin has been drawing crowds and attention to the Blanton Museum of Art recently, but a visitor could easily..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

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

New Exhibit at the Blanton Will Have You Feeling the Bern
"The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta" explores the social movement from Latin America in the 1920s
"...Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s" at UT's Blanton Museum of Art is a robust exhibition documenting a..."

March 6, 2020 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

Lenka Clayton: The Distance I Can Be From My Son at the Blanton
In a series of amusing videos, the artist sheds light on the judgment calls parents make while balancing their children's safety and autonomy
"...45.9 yards and finally 18.6. On view at the Blanton Museum of Art, Clayton's video installation sheds light on..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Arts Review by Marisa Charpentier

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
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

“Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day” at the Blanton
The artist explores his indigenous roots and American identity in this solo exhibition
"...This is the day. “Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day”Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. MLK www.blantonmuseum.org Through Sept...."

Aug. 9, 2019 Arts Review by Barbara Purcell

“The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip” at the Blanton
Aperture Foundation’s survey is a portrait of what we find with our cameras when we travel
"...yourself. “The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip”Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. MLK www.blantonmuseum.org Through Jan...."

Jan. 5, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

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