Friday, May 31, 2019

Austin Museums

We visited two good museums in Austin. One was the Blanton Museum at the University of Texas which had a good amount of contemporary art which I liked and a dash of some other stuff. The pic above and below is a fountain on the vast university grounds and the somewhat infamous UT Tower. Google for UT Tower shooting if you don't know why.

The other museum was the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. We caught it an hour before closing and it was just enough time to see it all. If it wasn't so hot and muggy then I would have liked to spend some more time there because it's a great garden setting for the sculptures. It'd be a nice relaxing place to hang out in a more favorable temperature. I guess I need to acclimate again to the Texas heat.

Blanton Museum of Art with some great art and very good detailed write-ups to go with many of the pieces. These aren't just pretentious art randomized word cards.

Two famous Venezuelan artists who now have a special place in our hearts

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

a real bird

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