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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States

October 2021

High Noon Talk: Los Adaes, The First Capital Of Spanish Texas

6 October, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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A RICH PERSPECTIVE ON THE SHIFTING BORDERS OF COLONIAL POWER IN EARLY TEXAS HISTORY. In 1721, Spain established a fort and mission on the Texas-Louisiana border, to stem the tide of people and goods flowing back and forth between northern New Spain and French Louisiana. Named in part after the indigenous Adai people, the complex of the presidio was the capital of Tejas for New Spain. Join historian Francis Galan as he traces the roots of the current US-Mexico border…

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Spooktacular – Bullock Museum

29 October, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Put on your favorite costume and join Girlstart in partnership with the Bullock Museum for our FREE annual Halloween celebration! Enjoy spooky hands-on STEM fun for the whole family and explore the Museum’s exhibitions after hours. Activities include: • Learn the secrets—and science—behind spooky dry ice bubbles • Discover blood components with slime that represents platelets, red cells, and plasma • Channel your inner physicist to master the art of candy water bottle flipping • Explore circuits and create an…

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March 2022

H-E-B Free First Sunday

6 March @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day during Free First Sundays, held the first Sunday of every month.  Enjoy activities from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Families can explore the Story of Texas through three floors of exhibitions that showcase artifacts from around the state.

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Youth Art Month at Bullock Museum

9 March @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20 March, 2022

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The Bullock Museum is pleased to once again host artworks created by some of Texas's most promising visual art students. March is Youth Art Month, a nationally recognized program that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes the importance of art appreciation for all people. Sponsored in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the state has been a leader in Youth Art Month celebrations since the program began…

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Youth Art Month at Bullock Museum

17 March @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20 March, 2022

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The Bullock Museum is pleased to once again host artworks created by some of Texas's most promising visual art students. March is Youth Art Month, a nationally recognized program that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes the importance of art appreciation for all people. Sponsored in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the state has been a leader in Youth Art Month celebrations since the program began…

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Youth Art Month at Bullock Museum

18 March @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20 March, 2022

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The Bullock Museum is pleased to once again host artworks created by some of Texas's most promising visual art students. March is Youth Art Month, a nationally recognized program that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes the importance of art appreciation for all people. Sponsored in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the state has been a leader in Youth Art Month celebrations since the program began…

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Youth Art Month at Bullock Museum

19 March @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20 March, 2022

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The Bullock Museum is pleased to once again host artworks created by some of Texas's most promising visual art students. March is Youth Art Month, a nationally recognized program that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes the importance of art appreciation for all people. Sponsored in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the state has been a leader in Youth Art Month celebrations since the program began…

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Youth Art Month at Bullock Museum

20 March @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20 March, 2022

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The Bullock Museum is pleased to once again host artworks created by some of Texas's most promising visual art students. March is Youth Art Month, a nationally recognized program that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes the importance of art appreciation for all people. Sponsored in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the state has been a leader in Youth Art Month celebrations since the program began…

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June 2022

HIGH NOON TALK: NO COLOR IS MY KIND

1 June @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Dr. Thomas R. Cole will speak about his book No Color is My Kind. The work focuses on Elderwey Stearns, a civil rights leader and lawyer in Houston’s desegregation movement. This remarkable and important history, however, was nearly lost to bipolar affective disorder. Stearns was a fifty-two-year-old patient in a Galveston psychiatric hospital when Thomas Cole first met him in 1984. Over the course of a decade, Cole and Stearns slowly recovered the details of Stearns’s life, writing a story that…

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HEB Free First Sunday

5 June @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day during Free First Sundays, held the first Sunday of every month. Families can enjoy activities from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and explore the Story of Texas through three floors of exhibitions that showcase artifacts from around the state. Activity details: Explore the colors of nature with a fun hands-on art activity with Juliet Whitsett, the current artist in residence at Wild Basin Creative Research Center. Get moving and try out some brain regulating activities with Texas…

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