Blanton Museum of Art re-opens to public


Beginning Aug. 15, the Blanton Museum of Art will re-open to the public after nearly five months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials with the University of Texas museum announced today.

The museum is open to its members beginning today.

Admission is by advanced reservation only. Read the visitor guidelines and make reservations at

In addition to limiting the number of visitors, enhanced cleaning, social distancing protocols and a mandatory mask requirement, the Blanton has adjusted its hours. The museum will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, and 2 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Exhibitions on view include “The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s,” on view through Aug. 30; “Ed Ruscha: Drums Skins,” on view through Oct. 4, and “The Artist at Work,” on view through Oct. 25.

Related: “Not Never: Ed Ruscha’s Drum Skins”

The Blanton Café remains closed and the museum shop is operating as a pop-up in the museum’s atrium.

Classes at UT begin Aug. 24.



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