Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art

About the Museum


Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art
Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art
Exterior View, Blanton Museum of Art

Exterior View, Blanton Museum of Art

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art
Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art

Interior View, Blanton Museum of Art

Located on the campus of the University of Texas, the Blanton Museum of Art is the primary art collection for the city of Austin. With nearly 18,000 works in the collection, the Blanton showcases art from across the ages, from ancient Greek pottery to abstract expressionism, and is particularly recognized for its European paintings, prints and drawings, and modern and contemporary American and Latin American art. With a year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions, art lovers are sure to discover new and old favorites at the Blanton.

Collection Highlights


Simon Vouet

Saint Cecilia
La Virgen niña hilando (The Child Mary Spinning), Cuzco, Peru

Cildo Meireles

Missão:Missões [Mission/Missions] (How to Build Cathedrals)

Beatriz González

Apuntes para la historia extensa, continuación (Notes for an Extensive History, Continued)

Sonya Clark

Madam C J Walker
Blanton Museum of Art: Collection Highlights

Simon Vouet

Saint Cecilia, c. 1626
oil on canvas
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection
La Virgen niña hilando (The Child Mary Spinning), Cuzco, Peru, mid-18th century
oil on canvas
Loan from The Carl and Marilynn Thoma Collection

Cildo Meireles

Missão:Missões [Mission/Missions] (How to Build Cathedrals), 1987
coins, communion wafers, cattle bones, paving stones, and black cloth
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin. Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation

Beatriz González

Apuntes para la historia extensa, continuación (Notes for an Extensive History, Continued), 1968
oil on canvas
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin. Gift of Judy S. and Charles W. Tate, 2016

Sonya Clark

Madam C J Walker, 2008
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Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase through the generosity of Marilyn D. Johnson, Beverly Dale, Buckingham Foundation Inc, Jeanne and Michael Klein, Fredericka and David Middleton, H-E- B, Joseph and Tam Hawkins, Carmel and Gregory Fenves, The National Council of Negro Women (Austin Section), Lone Star (TX) Chapter of The Links Incorporated,Town Lake (TX) Chapter of The Links Incorporated, National Society of Black Engineers-Austin Professionals, Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter and other donors, 2016
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