Blanton Museum of Art


A Stunning Backdrop for Any Occasion

The Blanton is a unique venue, perfect for intimate weddings in an eclectic space. The Blanton gives its guests access to the galleries filled with impressive art collections, the soaring atrium and more. This wedding venue will leave a lasting impression on your guests.



Marj and James A. Michener Gallery Building:

This building is ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Rapoport Atrium has a soaring 50-foot ceiling and spectacular skylights. Guests will have access to the first floor art galleries and exhibitions. The building also includes a Mezzanine with its own art displays that overlooks the main floor space, perfect for

cocktail hour. The building has the capacity for 300 standing guests and 150 seated guests.

Edgar A. Smith Building

The Edgar A. Smith Building, with its various spaces and fully equipped auditorium, functions well as an event space. The Long Grand Foyer in the Smith Building is ideally suited to private receptions of up to 200 standing guests or 80 seated dinner guests. Additionally, there is Capital Room for conferences and meetings.

  • Red wine and dark drinks may only be served with prior approval
  • No open flame is permitted in either building
  • The Blanton requires all vendors, including caterers, to be on their approved list. Royal Fig is an approved caterer.

Provisions and Rentals

The Blanton does not provide any rental equipment. Any necessary tables, chairs, linens, etc. can be rented through Royal Fig for your wedding or event.



Downtown Austin

Guest Capacity: 150 Seated

Settings: Atrium, Mezzanine, Art Galleries

BYOB Bar: Yes

Rain Contingency Plan: Indoor Venue

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