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H-E-B Free First Sunday – Black History Month

4 February @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day during H-E-B Free First Sundays, held the first Sunday of every month. Activities are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families can explore the Story of Texas through three floors of exhibitions that showcase and tell the history of artifacts from around the state.


  • Create a collaborative quilt-inspired paper collage inspired by Art Galleries at Black Studies’ exhibition Wave Patterns by artist Michael Booker
  • Explore important Black figures in American history in a display of historical Black dolls and artifacts with Cathy Runnels
  • Join our friends at Girlstart for interactive STEM demos and hands-on activities for kids of all ages
  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Join Elizabeth Kahura for an exploration of African geography, clothing, cultures, languages, and lifestyles through interactive stories and songs
  • 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 a.m. – Participate in Austin Public Library’s Art Smart program, Echoes of Africa. Enjoy this special program featuring music, dancing, drumming, shadow puppetry, folktales, and mask-making