Other Arts & Humanities on Campus

Explore the humanities on the UT campus through its multiple galleries and museums…

The spectacular research library and museum at the Harry Ransom Center are world-renowned. Their permanent exhibition includes the Gütenberg Bible and the First Photograph.

The Blanton Museum of Art is the largest university museum in the country. Its permanent collection is composed of over 18,000 works of art from Europe, the United States and Latin America. The museum also features a dynamic changing exhibition schedule.

The Cactus Cafe has hosted some of Austin’s best analog music performances since 1979, including: Townes Van Zandt, Robin Hancock, Loudon Wainwright III, the Dixie Chicks among many other well-known artists.

The Frank Erwin Center is home to concerts, family shows, sporting events and more. Austin’s premiere concert venue has hosted Jay-Z, KISS, AC/DC, Taylor Swift, UT Mens and Womens Basketball games and Sesame Street Live.

The Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History located right across the street from the Doty Fine Arts building houses natural and cultural artifacts from throughout Texas history, including the famous Glen Rose Dinosaur Tracks.

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum preserves and makes available for research the papers and memorabilia of President Lyndon Johnson.

Also of interest, The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is a specialized research library focusing on Latin American books, manuscripts, photographs, drawings and much more.