Fundraising Events

Fundraising Events


The Blanton hosts special events throughout the year to help raise essential funds for the museum and to introduce new people to its mission. Fundraising events provide an opportunity for individuals and corporations to support the Blanton while being part of some of Austin’s best and most memorable moments.

MARCH 29, 2025: Mark your calendars for the 2025 Blanton Museum of Art Gala, a night of art, culture, and philanthropy that you won’t want to miss. 

The Blanton Gala raises critical funds to support the museum’s mission to bring world-class, thought-provoking exhibitions and inspiring educational initiatives to more than 200,000 visitors annually. 

Contact Dawn Hewitt, Director of Development, for more information at 512.232.4270 or dawn.hewitt@blantonmuseum.org

Past Fundraising Events

2023 Blanton Gala

In 2023, the Blanton welcomed 350 guests to celebrate the opening of the museum’s New Grounds on Saturday, April 29. This fun and elegant evening on the new Moody Patio raised over $1.3 million to support the Blanton’s exhibitions and programs. 

The Blanton’s next Gala will be in spring 2025. Sign up for the Blanton’s enews to receive museum updates, including about the Gala, or email development@blantonmuseum.org with any questions.

2019 Blanton Gala

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.

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