Blanton Museum of Art

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Key Info

200 E Martin Luther King Blvd

Price & Hours

$12 for adults; free for kids 12 and younger
Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |...

Details

Museums Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.2scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Sheltered on the University of Texas at Austin campus, the Blanton Museum of Art is a must-see for any art enthusiast. Considered as one of the largest university art museums in the country and home to more than 18,000 works of art – ranging from Renaissance and baroque pieces by renowned artists such as Rubens and Poussin to a sizeable collection of contemporary Latin American art.

Recent visitors said the museum was small, but worth stopping by for a few hours, especially on days when you need to beat the heat with some air conditioning. Reviewers said the collection was unique and eclectic, with many most impressed by the Latin American artists on display.

Sitting across the street from the Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Blanton