New Ground Initiative

New Grounds Initiative


Recent highlights:

Austin American-Statesman, With makeover, Blanton Museum of Art invites visitors to linger. Here’s what to expect.

KUT, Three-story petal structures and a sound gallery: The Blanton Museum of Art ups its curb appeal

Texas Monthly, The Blanton Debuted a Flowery Renovation. Will the Austin Museum Scene Bloom With It?

The Architect’s Newspaper, Snøhetta’s shading canopy opens on the revitalized Blanton Museum of Art grounds

Press prior to the opening of the new grounds:

ArchDaily, Snøhetta Introduces New Transformative Architectural and Landscape Features to Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art

Archinect, Blanton Museum of Art Snøhetta-designed new grounds initiative unveiled

The Architect’s Paper, Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art shares a $35 million campus redesign headed by Snøhetta 

Architectural Digest (AD Pro), Snøhetta unveils new design for Texas museum 

Architectural Digest Spain, El Estudio Snøhetta ha diseñado este pabellón de flores gigantes en Texas 

Art Newspaper, Carmen Herrera commissioned to create a colossal mural as part of $35m Blanton Museum redesign

Art Newspaper, Sound art garden coming to Blanton Museum of Art thanks to $5m donation from Austin philanthropists Ernest and Sarah Butler

ArtNexus, Mural by Carmen Herrera commissioned for the redesign of the Blanton Museum of Art 

austin360 | Austin American-Statesman, Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art to be 1st major U.S. museum with dedicated sound art space

austin360 | Austin American-Statesman, Blanton Museum of Art’s outdoor space is about to become work of art

Austin Chronicle, The Blanton Museum Undertakes a $35 Million Makeover of Its Grounds

Community Impact, Blanton Museum of Art announced plans for redesign

Cool Hunting, Blanton Museum of Art’s Forthcoming Sound Art Garden

CultureMap Austin, Blanton reveals details on dazzling transformation to UT Austin grounds

CultureMap Austin, Blanton to become first major museum with dedicated outdoor space for sound art

designboom, snøhetta to redesign the blanton museum’s grounds in texas with petal-shaped structures

Dezeen, Snøhetta plans canopy for Blanton Museum of Art at University of Texas

Glasstire, Blanton Museum of Art’s New Grounds Initiative Announced

Glasstire, UT’s Blanton Receives $5 Million to Build Dedicated Outdoor Sound Space

KUT, New plans for Blanton Museum will further transform Austin around the Capitol

KVUE-TV, Blanton Museum of Art announces new grounds redesign project

KXAN, Studio 512, New Grounds Coming for Blanton Museum, Spring 2023

MirageNews, Blanton Museum of Art Announces New Grounds Initiative That Will Transform Museum Experience 

New York Times, Blanton Museum Redesign Aims to Raise Its Profile

Philanthropy News Digest, Blanton Museum of Art receives $5 million for outdoor sound gallery

Sightlines, Blanton Museum receives $5 million from Ernest and Sarah Butler for outdoor sound art gallery

Sightlines, Blanton Museum Unveils Designs for Major Overhaul of its Grounds

Surface Mag, Blanton Museum of Art Taps Snøhetta for Redesign

Texas Standard, Blanton Museum’s New Installation Will Immerse Visitors in the ‘Secret Sounds’ of Texas

UT News, Blanton Museum Of Art’s New Grounds Initiative Will Transform Museum Experience

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