Blanton Museum of Art
The Blanton Museum of Art is the largest university art museum in the country and has the most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas.
Beautiful collection of art from modern to classic. Just up the street from us.
Blanton Museum of Art is 15 min walking from AirBnB. Free each Thursday and open until 9pm the 3rd Thursday of every month, otherwise about $10 (not including student discount). Art and great performances (often live local music)!
A must visit! Renaissance to 20th century American paintings, Latin American art, plus Greek and Roman sculpture. 200 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Renaissance to 20th-century American paintings, Latin American art, plus Greek & Roman sculpture.
The Blanton museum is on the UT Austin campus and has a great permanent collection as well as visiting exhibits year-round! A great place to spend a rainy day!
The museum at The University of Texas has a compact collection that does an excellent job covering numerous visual art genres.
“An impressive museum and fun for kids and adults. So much cool information and really a sight to see!”
“The pink-granite building is the centerpiece of downtown Austin, perched on a hill at 12th Street and Congress Avenue. Free guided tours are held daily, starting in the South Foyer, but brochures are also available on the first floor for self-guided tours. The Texas Legislature meets every two years, so you’ll have to check the schedule if you want to see an actual session in progress.”
“Deep Eddy Pool is a historic, man-made swimming pool in Austin, Texas. Deep Eddy is the oldest swimming pool in Texas and features a bathhouse built during the Depression era. disclaimer: women sunbathing sans tops is a common occurrence here :) 2131 William Barton Dr. Austin, TX 78746”
“A must visit for anyone coming to see what Austin is all about. A very easy hike up to the summit where you will have expansive views of the Colorado River, lake Travis, Austin city skyline and the many neighborhoods that dot the hills below. Plenty of little spots you can stop off at and take it all in. ”
Outdoor Event Space
“Zilker Park is where ACL happens, where a great Zilker Christmas Light Show is, where the Stevie Ray Vaughn bronze is. Close enough to Casa Willow and Holly Neighborhood. Google what is happening at Zilker when you come.”