Family Programs

Family Programs

Join us for an array of family programs designed to encourage curiosity and positive family interactions. Free with admission.

All children must be accompanied by an adult to participate in family programing. Parent/caregiver participation ensures a rich and memorable experience for every child. Museum admission is required for adult and children ages 12 and over.

For more information about our Family Programs please email

Pardon our dust!

Our upstairs galleries are temporarily closed to the public while we repaint, renovate, and reimagine the Blanton. 

Our ground floor remains open with the following exhibitions:

Goya: Mad Reason
June 19 - ­September 25, 2016

Xu Bing: Book from the Sky
June 19, 2016­ - January 22, 2017

Warhol By the Book
October 16 - ­January 29, 2017

Fall Programs

Austin Museum Day
Sunday, September 18 | 1 – 3pm

Look, Talk, and Create as part of Austin Museum Day! Experience the challenge of an art quest at the Blanton, and enjoy navigating two special exhibitions, Goya: Mad Reason and Xu Bing: Book from the Sky.  Admission and all activities are free. 

Holiday Family Day
Saturday, December 10 | 11am – 3pm

Celebrate the holidays at the Blanton. Explore Warhol By the Book and Xu Bing: Book from the Sky while engaging in fun conversation. Search for creative inspiration to make festive art in our WorkLAB Studio, and take your masterpiece or present them to loved ones as a gift. Free museum admissions for children ages 12 and under; program included with admission.