Fundraising Events

Due to COVID-19, the Blanton will not be able to host its biennial fundraising gala in February 2021, as planned. The support raised from this fundraising event is critical to sustaining our team and program, so please consider a gift to the Blanton Together Fund to help us through this challenging time. In the best of times, and in unexpected moments like this—we cannot do it without you!

Give here or send a check for the Blanton Together Fund to: Texas Development, The University of Texas at Austin, PO Box 7458, Austin, TX 78713 

You can also sign up for the Blanton’s enews for updates on future fundraising events or email with any questions.


In 2019, almost 300 guests celebrated the Blanton’s distinguished leadership in Latin American art at a black-tie fundraising event on Saturday, February 9, 2019. This fun and elegant evening raised funds to support the museum’s inspiring exhibitions and innovative educational programs.

2019 Blanton Gala

Supporters and art world friends from across the country celebrated the much-anticipated opening of Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin at a black-tie fundraising dinner at the Blanton on Saturday, February 10, 2018. This exclusive event paid tribute to Ellsworth’s life and legacy and raised funds to support the Blanton.

2018 Blanton Gala