- September 23, 2014

2nd Annual American Indian Heritage Day


The Bullock Museum and Great Promise for American Indians are pleased to host the 2nd Annual American Indian Heritage Day, a day celebrating the historic, cultural, and social contributions American Indian communities and leaders have made to Texas.

Join the Museum on Friday, September 26, 2014 for a range of activities with dancing and drumming performances and interactive experiences for school groups during the morning and an evening program that celebrates the traditional and contemporary arts of Texas’s American Indian groups.

Schedule of Events

Program for School Groups and Museum Visitors
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Explore portions of the museum’s permanent galleries that discuss American Indians in Texas and stop by several hands-on activity stations. Discover the diversity of native groups that have called Texas home and find out more about groups currently living in Texas. Learn more about cultural traditions including storytelling, clothing decoration, art creation, and food preparation.

Schools can call (512) 463-6712 or email [email protected] to reserve a place at this FREE program.  Museum visitors who are not with a school group are welcome to attend the performances in the lobby, but regular admission will apply for the exhibits.

10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Dancing and drumming performances by Great Promise for American Indians in the Museum lobby.

Public Celebration
7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Celebrate the traditional and contemporary arts of Texas’s American Indian groups. This FREE public program will honor American Indians of yesterday and today, including an Entry of Nations, recognition of the holiday, and dancing and drumming performances.

Stations to learn more about traditional craft and foodways will be available both before and after the program. The exhibits will be closed at this time. 

For more information, visit the Bullock Museum website. Questions? Contact [email protected] for more information. Click here to see photos from last year’s event.

Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 936-8746