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Austin Museum Day with Artist in Residence Yocelyn Riojas & Jerry Silguero

  • Mexic-Arte Museum 419 Congress Ave Austin (map)

Our Artists in Residence Yocelyn Riojas and Jerry Silguero, will facilitate a set of activities about Día de Los Muertos with this years theme of Borderlands. Come help our artists in residence prepare a moveable sculpture to walk down the Viva la Vida Parade on October 26th!

About Austin Museum Day 2019:

Explore Austin-area museums -- for free!

The 22nd Annual Austin Museum Day is a free celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature, and science. More than forty museums in central Texas will welcome visitors with special programming, including guided exhibition tours, hands-on activities, and more, for visitors of all ages.

Visit Austin Museum Partnership website for a list of participating museums. Pick up the Austin Chronicle the week of Museum Day for our special insert with complete information about each museum!

Download the free Austin Museum Partnership app on Google Play or the Apple Store to plan out your day.

Let us know you are coming, and tag your photos with #ATXMuseumDay2019 and #atxmuseums!

Participating Sites:

  • Art in Public Places: Seaholm & 2nd Street Walking Tour, and Tempo - City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

  • Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

  • Austin Nature & Science Center

  • Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

  • Bullock Texas State History Museum

  • Chateau Bellevue-Austin - Home of the Austin Women's Club

  • Christian Green Gallery - Art Galleries at Black Studies

  • Dougherty Arts Center

  • Harry Ransom Center

  • Historic Millett Opera House

  • Humanities Texas

  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

  • Landmarks, The Public Art Program of The University of Texas at Austin

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

  • MathHappens

  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

  • Mexic-Arte Museum

  • Neill-Cochran House Museum

  • O. Henry Museum and Susanna Dickinson Museum in Brush Square

  • Old Bakery & Emporium

  • Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms

  • Robert G. Mickey History of Medicine Gallery at the Texas Medical Association

  • Save Austin's Cemeteries

  • Science Mill

  • Sheffield Education Center

  • South Austin Museum of Popular Culture

  • Texas Capitol Visitors Center

  • Texas Memorial Museum

  • The Texas Military Forces Museum

  • Texas Music Museum

  • Texas State Capitol

  • Texas Wendish Heritage Society

  • The Blanton Museum of Art

  • The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center

  • The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

  • The Texas Military Forces Museum

  • Sheffield Education Center

  • The Williamson Museum

  • The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail

  • Thinkery

  • UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum

  • Visual Arts Center

  • Waller Creek Conservancy

  • Women & Their Work Gallery