Fundraising Events

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.

The 2019 Blanton Gala will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019.  For more information, please contact: Sarah Burleson at: 512.475.6013|

Art on the Edge was held in 2013 and then annually from 2015 – 2017.  This lively fundraising party attracted local tastemakers, young professionals, creatives, art-lovers, and community leaders. Ticket purchases supported the Blanton’s thought-provoking educational programs and dynamic exhibitions featuring art from around the world.