Current exhibit: Hilos de Tradición – Dresses of Mexico is a collaborative exhibition with the Brownsville Historical Association that presents Mexican textiles as living traditions with roots that can be traced back thousands of years to the earliest peoples in Mesoamerica. Stop by to see these beautiful garments and try your hand at stitching a few of the most used embroidery stitches at four hands-on stations. Third Thursdays are back. Enjoy after hour programs, exhibition access and a cash bar [...]
Current Exhibit: Painted Cloth: Fashion and Ritual in Colonial Latin America. Stop by and take in the golden brocades and luxurious fabrics depicted in Spanish American art of the 1700’s. This exhibit addresses the social roles of textiles, and the intersection of old-world European couture and a new world of indigenous textiles. See the rich visual representations in different media produced in Bolivia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela of elegant garments and explore their meaning. Be sure to visit the [...]
Experience ten nights of dazzling art sculptures illuminating Waller Creek. The show starts at 6pm and ends at 10pm nightly. Free tickets guarantee your entrance to the show since there is a nightly capacity limit. (Walk-ups are welcome until they reach capacity.) Visit the website to reserve your tickets, Creek Show – Waterloo Greenway Conservancy
From UT Basketball and boxing to comedy shows and concerts, there is a lot going at the Moody Center. Check out the full winter lineup here: Upcoming Events – Moody Center (moodycenteratx.com) Side Note: Expect high traffic on MLK Blvd, Trinity, and San Jacinto on event evenings. The Texas Facilities Commission has a contract with UT for after-hour event parking in the State Parking garages along San Jacinto Street.
Lunch time musical presentations begin on November 15, 2022. Take a midday stroll to the Capitol and listen to school choirs, bands, and orchestras from around the state perform in the rotunda at noon. Visit the Texas State Preservation Board calendar for a listing of all events and concerts through December 23, 2022. SPB – Capitol Events Calendar (texas.gov) While you are there check out the 2022 Texas Capitol Ornament now on sale at the Capitol Gift Shop, or [...]
Mental illness touches all of our lives in some way. This exhibit uses hands-on immersive experiences and multimedia activities to provide a respectful, informative, engaging place where learning and conversations can occur on the topic of mental health. Explore the history of treatments and discover how artistic activities can help us identify and express our emotions and strengthen our mental health. On Exhibit until July 31, 2022. Mental Health: Mind Matters | Bullock Texas State History Museum (thestoryoftexas.com)
Blanton Museum – Check out a special offer from the Blanton Museum of Art and mark your calendar for two upcoming events at the museum.rsevers
Special Offer for New Neighbors: Click here to learn about a limited time offer on membership perks at the Blanton. Hurry, this offer ends July 15, 2022. Free Thursday at the Blanton, July 14: Yes, it’s free all day to explore collections at the art museum. Public Tour: Highlights of the Blanton Collection, Sunday, July 17: View some fan favorites of the Blanton’s Collection on a Public tour at 3:00 p.m. New Major Exhibition coming in August – Painted Cloth: Fashion and Ritual in [...]
Waterloo Greenway (Waterloo Park) – Just Announced: Free Community Events at Waterloo Park this summer.rsevers
Save the date for Friday Flicks – free movies in the park at sunset. July 22 – See Spider Man: No Way Home. Daytime Fun: Enjoy Tales on the Trail on July 17 and July 31. Sunday Morning Tours of the Park: Tours start at 10 a.m. If you arrive early by 9:30 a.m. you can enjoy breakfast bites and brunch cocktails too!
The Moody Center – It’s going to be a hot summer with cool concerts by James Taylor, Leon Bridges, and Kevin Hart, plus exciting Hot Wheel Monster truck events!rsevers
Check out the full summertime lineup here: Upcoming Events – Moody Center (moodycenteratx.com) Side Note: Expect high traffic on MLK Blvd., Trinity, and San Jacinto on event evenings. The Texas Facilities Commission has a contract with UT for after-hour event parking in the State Parking garage in the area. Image: Athletics Announcement_Images | Powered by Box
This transit construction project continues along MLK Blvd. and Red River. Slow down, watch out for construction activities and pedestrians in this area. The roadway project is set to complete in the Fall of 2022.