Explore art, history, science, and humanities all within walking distance
A cultural destination including the Blanton Museum of Art, Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Harry Ransom Center, Landmarks, the LBJ Library and Museum, Texas Memorial Museum, and the Visual Arts Center.
In September the VAC’s artist-in-residence David Brooks gave a talk detailing the inanimate material culture that formed the basis of his current exhibition Repositioned Core, in which a geologic core sample bisects the space of the Vaulted Gallery. As … Read the rest
Join Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin, and UT’s Department of Computer Science on Friday, October 10, 2014 for the unveiling of A Mathematical Theory of Communication by Casey Reas.
To further its efforts to serve as a hub for inspiration and site for creativity, the Blanton has commissioned artist Leslie Mutchler to create new works of art to be used as creativity stations within the museum. Titled WorkLAB Satellites,… Read the rest
Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Harry Ransom Center staff customized a mannequin to display a World War I uniform in the current exhibition The World at War, 1914–1918. Learn more about how custom legs were crafted and attached … Read the rest
Love the sixties? Don’t miss our new exhibit, “Sixty from the ’60s,” on display through January 4, 2015. It features iconic photographs, historic objects and documents, books, clothing, posters, and artwork related to sixty Americans who made an impact on … Read the rest