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New Director’s Excellence Fund Will Support Blanton Reinstallation Initiative

New Director’s Excellence Fund Will Support Blanton Reinstallation Initiative

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is establishing the Judy and Charles Tate Director’s Excellence Fund to help underwrite reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection.

Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

AUSTIN, Texas — The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has been gifted approximately 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from UT alumni Judy and Charles Tate of Houston. In addition, the Tates have made a major contribution toward the endowment that supports the museum’s Latin American curatorship.

Two Years, 1,242 Drawings: Immersive Blanton Exhibition Spotlights Draftsmanship of James Drake

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents an immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash) represents the culmination of two consecutive years of active creation by the artist, a native Texan now based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Clements Center to Welcome U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

The William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy & Statecraft at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to present an address by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.

Blanton Exhibition Sheds Light on Art and Lives of Artists Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Blanton Exhibition Sheds Light on Art and Lives of Artists Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

“Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,” which opens at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin on Feb. 23, celebrates the close friendship between two of the most significant American artists of the postwar era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007).

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

AUSTIN, Texas — The Blanton Museum of Art, in partnership with the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, will present a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements and ideology of pre-Inka (also known as “Inca”) cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. “Between Mountains and…   » Continue Reading

Blanton Museum Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Train Future Curators

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $504,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a curatorial fellowship program for a six-year period to help train future museum curators.

Blanton Museum Presents First U.S. Career Survey of Brazilian Artist Waltercio Caldas

Blanton Museum Presents First U.S. Career Survey of Brazilian Artist Waltercio Caldas

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin and the Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil, have joined together to organize the first comprehensive career survey of one of Brazil’s most important contemporary artists, Waltercio Caldas.

Blanton Museum Brings Renaissance Prints, Drawings and Artifacts from the National Gallery of Art to Austin

Blanton Museum Brings Renaissance Prints, Drawings and Artifacts from the National Gallery of Art to Austin

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1474-1540, a selection of works from Augsburg, a wealthy German city and center of trade known for its innovative printmaking techniques and its important role in the spread of Renaissance ideas from Italy. The exhibition is…   » Continue Reading

Realism to Raphael: Summer Exhibitions at the Blanton Museum Now on View

Realism to Raphael: Summer Exhibitions at the Blanton Museum Now on View

This summer, the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents two exhibitions to delight and inspire visitors interested in everything from High Renaissance to contemporary art.