The Blanton Museum of Art

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Formerly the Huntington Art Gallery, this is among the largest university art museums in the United States. Full review →


Frommer's 33

The Blanton houses the university's art collection, which is ranked among the top university collections in the United States. Full review →


Lonely Planet

A big university with a big endowment is bound to have a big art collection, and now, finally, it has a suitable building to show it off properly. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

The permanent collection of more than 13,000 works here ranges from ancient to contemporary art. Full review →

An original 15C Gutenberg Bible, one of the few copies in the US, is displayed on the ground floor of the Ransom Center.

Travel + Leisure

The permanent collection includes works by Romare Bearden, Mark Rothko and Thomas Hart Benton. Don’t miss Luis Jimenez’s massive sculpture Progress II (actually, it’s hard to miss). Full review →

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