Groups & Tours

Please note the museum is temporarily closed and we are unable to schedule tours at this time. Click here to view our Plan Your Visit page for the most updated information.

The museum offers themed tours of the permanent collection and special exhibitions *every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., every Thursday at 12:30 p.m., and Third Thursday at 7:30 p.m., with some exceptions.

*Please note these tours are subject to change and are not scheduled during UT home football games.  Please check our events calendar to see what’s on.

Check our Events Calendar

The Blanton’s school tours aim to inspire curiosity and foster lifelong relationships between students and the art museum through interactive, inquiry-based explorations of art. Learn more on our School Programs page.


School tours are $2 per student, including on Thursdays. Required chaperones and teachers accompanying the group are free. For planning purposes, teachers always receive free admission upon presentation of a school ID. Additional adults pay the general admission price of $12.


Please share these guidelines with your class before visiting, so everyone can have an enjoyable experience: Español | English


Bus parking near the Blanton is extremely limited. Please plan ahead. View a map of bus parking.

Student, staff, and faculty groups are welcome to explore the museum through self-guided visits or staff- or docent-guided visits. Blanton Educators can collaborate with faculty to create custom class visits to suit curricular needs and course objectives. Learn more on our University Programs page.

Schedule a UT Class Visit


Tours for current University of Texas faculty, staff and students are free of charge.


Student attendance must be mandatory for staff- or docent-guided class visits. Professors and/or TAs are required to accompany their students on staff- or docent-guided class visits.

The Blanton provides several tour options for adults and students outside of the UT System.

Schedule Non-UT College Visit

Tour Types

Overview Tour: Features highlights of the collection with stops in the museum’s Modern and Contemporary Art Galleries, European Paintings Galleries, and Print and Drawing Galleries. This tour surveys inspiring artworks spanning the Italian Renaissance to the cutting-edge contemporary art of North America and Latin America.

Permanent Collection Tour: An in-depth exploration of either the European Painting Galleries or the Modern and Contemporary Art Galleries.

Special Exhibition Tour: An engaging look at one of The Blanton’s special exhibitions.


Adult Guided Tours are $12 per person. Senior group tours are $10 per person. Non-UT college group tours are $5 per student. Non-UT college faculty are free with a valid ID.

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