The home of Ellsworth Kelly‘s “Austin” and Vincent Valdez‘s “The City” will soon become more expensive for some guests to visit.
As of Sept. 1, the adult ticket price at the Blanton Museum of Art will increase from $9 to $12 and the senior price will increase from $7 to $10.
In comparison, top ticket prices at the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston are $23; San Antonio Museum of Art are $20; Dallas Museum of Art are $16; Fort Worth’s The Modern are $16; Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum are $14; SMU’s Meadows Museum of Art are $12.
The Menil Collection in Houston and Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston are free. Also, the Kimbell’s magnificent permanent collection, as opposed to its special exhibitions, is free.
Admission to the Blanton remains free on Thursdays and to certain subsets of visitors. It also remains closed on Mondays.
Complete price list as of Sept. 1:
UT Faculty/Students/Staff (with valid ID): Free
Seniors (65+): $10
College Students (with valid ID): $5
Teachers (with valid school ID): Free
Youths (13-21): $5
Children 12 & under: Free
Active Military: Free
UPDATE: Added info about the Kimbell to this post.