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The Blanton Museum of Art

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Amazing collection for a small Museum

I was blown away . It exceeded my expectations. A very extensive collection of the Suida-Manning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
darcydog2
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Dallas, Texas
A nice stop

This was my second time visiting Austin and I was glad we could fit this in. There was some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tirzah D
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Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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

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

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Actually, this opinion is not about the museum but about the security guy. We were trying to find a shelter with my wife from a horrible sun and hot temperature. The caffeteria across the street was closed. The only place open around with a bench...More

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BlantonMuseum, Visitor Services Inter at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hi, We are sorry that the Blanton made you feel unwelcome, and that is certainly not the way we want to treat people. Thank you for your feedback. We will address your experience with our staff so we can better handle situations like this in...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Nestled on the UT campus and a literal stone throw from the Bullock (a great museum!!) is a wonderful collection of art. The front check in was a little confusing but we were quickly greeted by volunteers who were more than helpful to educate and...More

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BlantonMuseum, Visitor Services Intern at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi We are so happy to hear of your positive experience here at the Blanton. Our staff and volunteers are a team of dedicated individuals with a passion for art, so we are more than happy to help our visitors with any questions. We constantly...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice venue to spend a couple of hours looking at art. The museum is arranged in sections as far as the time period of art and works if art. Very pleasant atmosphere. Nice little gift shop and an outstanding cafe adjacent to the museum.More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Joel We appreciate you taking the time to review us! The gift selection in our Museum Shop is always rotating, much like our galleries, so we're glad you got to experience it all. We look forward to welcoming you again. Best Wishes The Blanton...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Blanton Facility is an excellent box for the display of art. We talked to some of the staff and they were helpful / friendly. Much simple contemporary art is displayed. Nearby are pieces of more complex art from around the world. Some of the...More

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BlantonMuseum, Manager at The Blanton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking time to review the Blanton Museum! We are happy to hear of your positive experience with both our staff and facility. Given our vast array of art, both in our permanent and temporary collections, there is always something new to...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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