Blanton Museum of Art
Located at the University of Texas at Austin, the Blanton Museum of Art is among the world's leading art museums with a stunning and comprehensive collection of more than 17,000 pieces of international artwork. Though they are recognized in particular for their collection of European paintings, the Blanton Museum of Art is also home to impressive collections of prints and drawings, contemporary Latin American, and also American art among others.
Exhibitions at the Blanton Museum of Art are constantly being updated and curated to be the best possible representations of the art and times. Some of the exhibitions you might see upon visiting include those focusing on the art of the 1990s, modern design in South and Central American countries, religious representations of the Virgin Mary in European and Latin American art, and much more. Some key highlights of the permanent collection include works by Rubens, Guercino, and Italian Renaissance masterworks by American pop artists and abstract expressionists, and more. The Blanton Museum of Art is also home to one of the world's largest and most comprehensive Latin American art collections showcasing over 600 unique artists from Mexico, the Caribbean, as well as South and Central America.
As the museum works in conjunction with the University of Texas at Austin, the Blanton Museum of Art offers a multitude of educational programs, talks, events, and guided tours of the museum. Learn more about the art and be inspired by an in-depth exploration of the museum!