Austin’s Cultural Campus Events

Sep 22, 2013

The LBJ Library is an active member of Austin's Cultural Campus [ACC], a cultural destination including the Blanton Museum of Art, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Harry Ransom Center, Landmarks, Texas Memorial Museum, and the Visual Arts Center. Functioning as a walkable museum district in the vicinity of The University of Texas, it provides visitors easy access to seven of Austin's most engaging cultural institutions. ACC affiliates co-sponsor a variety of events throughout the year, which are listed on the organization's blog.

Here are some activities and exhibits to choose from at ACC partner institutions:

June 23 -  September 22, 2013 | Blanton Museum of Art
Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startingly realistic but often made of unusual materials in unexpected sizes. read more

 

July 13 - October 6 | Bullock Texas State History Museum

Approximately forty pieces of furniture are on exhibit in Texas Furniture From Ihe Ima Hogg Winedale Collection. The Collection includes locally made furniture, much of it produced by German immigrant craftsmen, domestic textiles such as quilts and coverlets, folk toys, paintings, china, kitchen utensils, agricultural implements, and cabinet-making tools. read more

 

September 15 | Harry Ransom Center
Enjoy brunch and cooking demonstrations by Central Market Cooking School Chef Louis Ortiz as he creates dishes inspired by the exhibition Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age. read more

 

Texas Memorial Museum | Texas Natural Science Center
There's lots to see at this free science museum. Each of these drawers invites an exploration of nature—including local fossils, crystals, dragonflies, and rattlesnake rattles. Clear acrylic glass covers in the drawers protect the specimens and provide up-close viewing. Open a drawer and make a discovery! Save the date for Family Fossil Fun Day on September 22, 2013! read more

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Sarah McCracken
Director of Public Programs
LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River Street
Austin TX 78705
sarah@lbjfoundation.org


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