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 of Art is one of the foremost university art museums in the country and holds the largest public collection in Central Texas. Free admission on Thursdays.
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!
“Did you know that Texas used to belong to Mexico or that it was its own country at one point? You’ll learn so much here. It’s definitely worth the trip!”
“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.”
“Cool off at this natural spring that's open from 5am to 10pm. Late night or sunset swims are truly special here. ”
“With an elevation of 775 feet, Mount Bonnell mesmerizes visitors with its spectacular Instagrammable views. Why You Should Go Since the 1850s, Mount Bonnel has been one of the most popular places to visit in Austin. In fact, it’s listed in the National Register of Historic Places and was declared a Texas Historic Landmark. And, did we mention that it’s an easy climb even for non-hikers? What To Do Hit the 102-step stairway to the peak, and enjoy breath-snatching views of the surrounding hills, Lake Austin and the city. Additionally, the overlook is a terrific spot to soak up a dramatic sunset in Austin.”
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.”