Cool Summer Nights: Art Night

July 13, 2018 — Austin, TX

Our second Cool Summer Nights highlights the amazing range of visual arts found in Texas in conjunction with the exhibition Comanche Motion: The Art of Eric Tippeconnic. Guests can watch artists create paintings inspired by the Museum’s galleries before their eyes, or try out a variety of visual arts techniques for themselves.

Cool Summer Nights lets you discover Museum content in a social and comfortable atmosphere. Whether coming in work clothes straight from the office, enjoying the atmosphere before heading to dinner, or capping off a day spent exploring the city, Cool Summer Nights will give you the freedom to engage and explore the Museum at your own pace and on your own terms.

Each Cool Summer Nights event includes:

Activated exhibits with living history participants
Themed lounge provided by Premiere Events
Cash bar with specialty themed cocktail
Small bites for purchase by Delicious in our Story of Texas Café (vegetarian options available)
Complimentary sparkling water from Waterloo Sparkling Water
Complimentary coffee and cold brew samples by Addison Coffee Roasters
Souvenirs for purchase in the Museum gift shop
Records spun by DJ from Breakaway Records
Complimentary parking in the Museum’s garage
And don’t miss these great activities especially for Art Night:

Watch visual artists from Atelier Dojo create spontaneous pieces of art inspired by the Museum’s gallery spaces
Take part in a silhouette portraiture activity with Cindi Rose
Create your own art inspired by the work of Eric Tippeconnic with CRAFT
Watch a weaving demonstration and learn basic stich instruction with DRÉA PETERS Insta Design Group
Try your hand at blind contour drawing

The Bullock Museum is owned and operated by the State of Texas through the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.


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