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Return of the Landmarks Docent-Led Bike Tour

landmarks-biketour-fall2014-978pxSpring is in full swing, which makes this the perfect time for the return of the Landmarks Bike Tour! Austin Bike Tours and Rentals partners with Landmarks again to provide a docent-led bike tour of the Landmarks collection.

When: Sunday, May 3, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Austin Bike Tours and Rentals, 102 1/2 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 (map)

The 90-minute, five-mile adventure will begin at Austin Bike Tours and Rentals at 3rd and Congress. The group will bike to campus with a guide and a Landmarks Docent and explore public art at The University of Texas at Austin. When the tour concludes, the group will bike back to 3rd and Congress. This tour is a fun way to see campus, talk about art and enjoy the weather. The ride will be at a leisurely pace!

Need a bike? Rent one with Austin Bike Tours and Rentals for $20. Have your own bike? Meet the group downtown and join the tour for free! Your Austin Bike Tours and Rentals guide ensures a safe route, keeps your bike tuned up, and works on tips!

Bring a bike (or secure a rental with Austin Bike Tours and Rentals), helmet (included in rental), and water.

Space is limited! Reserve your spot by Saturday, 2 May on the Austin Bike Tours and Rentals website. You can also give them a call at 512.277.0609. Indicate in the subject line that this is for the “Landmarks Bike Tour,” and let them know whether or not you’ll need to rent a bike.

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Concerts & Cycling: Join us on Saturday, April 14

Saturday, April 14

Bike Tour of Austin’s Cultural Campus
1 p.m.
Meet at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop (400 Nueces)
Explore art, history, the humanities, and science while enjoying a casual bike ride! Co-hosted by Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop and the Austin Cycling Association, this no-drop, co-ed group ride is perfect for cyclists of all levels and riding abilities. Total distance is about 6 miles.

On this route, we’ll visit museums that are part of Austin’s Cultural Campus: the Blanton Museum of Art, the Ransom Center, the Texas Memorial Museum, and the Visual Arts Center. Docents will briefly share museum highlights, and you will enjoy musical performances from the University’s Butler School of Music’s Chamber Music Outreach Project at each stop.

Ride size is limited, so please RSVP.

Helmets and signed waiver are required. Ride may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather; please check mellowjohnnys.com for updated information.

 

Austin’s Cultural Campus Concert Crawl
2–4 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of music with the Austin’s Cultural Campus Concert Crawl, a chamber music outreach project featuring performers from The University of Texas’s Butler School of Music. Enjoy 20-minute casual chamber music performances at four of the University’s museums: the Blanton Museum of Art, the Harry Ransom Center, the Texas Memorial Museum, and the Visual Arts Center. Performances repeat every half hour. Make plans to visit each institution and hear music by Ravel, Mozart, Beethoven, and more.

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Upcoming Events for Austin’s Cultural Campus

Saturday, November 12: Bike Tour with Mellow Johnny’s

Explore art, history, the humanities, and science while enjoying a casual bike ride! Join us Saturday, November 12, for a bike tour of Austin’s Cultural Campus. Meet at 9 a.m. at Mellow Johnny’s  Bike Shop, located at 400 Nueces. Co-hosted by Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop and the Austin Cycling Association, this no-drop, co-ed group ride is perfect for cyclists of all levels and riding abilities. Total distance is about 6 miles.

On this route, we’ll visit museums that are part of Austin’s Cultural Campus: the Blanton Museum of Art, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Harry Ransom Center, LBJ Library and Museum, and Visual Arts Center. Docents will briefly share museum highlights.

Update: The bike tour is full, and the RSVP list is closed.

 

 

Saturday, November 26, Holiday Museum Crawl

Kick off your holidays with some super shopping and a bit of culture too at the Austin’s Cultural Campus Holiday Museum Crawl on Saturday, November 26. Visit the Blanton Museum of Art, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Harry Ransom Center, and LBJ Library and Museum for free or discounted admission to exhibitions (use code: museum crawl at the front desk), live music, free hot beverages, special museum shop savings, plus a drawing for a prize package with gifts from each museum. Visit each museum’s website for additional information and hours for November 26.

 

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