Learn about valuable species that call Texas home with unique hands-on activities showcasing a different endangered species each day, March 16-18. Texas Artist, Juliet Whitsetwill host activities daily at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Juliet has raised awareness of endangered, threatened and species in greatest need of conservation with her conservation art series TEXAS AT RISK. Work alongside Juliet to create works of art that will celebrate and inspire you to protect the incredibly diverse species of our home state.
Each day’s unique activity will last 1 hour and will be offered at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. The activities are designed for children aged five and over. Tickets are $12/child or $6/child member. Caregivers are invited to create alongside their children. Admission to the exhibition is not included. Learn more about each day’s activity and register for the programs below.
The online ticket office will close 1 hour before the event. On-site ticket sales will be available at the Museum until class time if there is still space.
To rejoin Keep Austin Beautiful for free family activities that will show you how to keep our great state beautiful for you and future generations. Explore museum exhibits and purchase tickets to a Spirit Theater or IMAX® movie. Don’t miss the IMAX® documentary film, wings on water, which tells the fascinating story of three amazing bird species – the Sandhill Crane, the Yellow Warbler and the Mallard – with extraordinary footage of their fascinating behaviors. All depend on wetlands for their survival.
Wednesday March 16
sea turtle watercolors
Play with watercolors while learning about Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles, the smallest and most endangered of all sea turtle species. Learn how Texas has played a role in their conservation while creating your own sea turtle masterpiece using a fun art technique!
Thursday March 17
Texas Horned Lizard Magnets
Reuse everyday objects to create magnets inspired by the Texas Horned Lizard. Whether you call them horned toads, horned frogs, or the Texas horned lizard, show your love for the state reptile of Texas by creating a unique piece of art out of recycled materials.
Friday 18th March
Whooping Crane Collages
Assemble a colorful collage celebrating North America’s largest bird, the Whooping Crane. Find out why this rare bird species calls Texas its winter home, choosing from a variety of recycled materials to create your collage.
This program is made possible by funding from Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) under the Federal ARP Act.
The Bullock Museum, a division of the Texas State Preservation Board, is funded by museum members, donors and patrons, the Texas State History Museum Foundation and the State of Texas.