2013 Holiday Museum Crawl

2013 holidaycrawl

Enjoy festive music, hot beverages, special discounts and a prize drawing!

‘Tis the season to shop local, and Austin’s Cultural Campus is offering a shopping event to get everyone in the holiday spirit! Downtown Austin is a cultural destination, where unique shops within walking distance of one another offer museum-quality gifts that allow you to make meaningful purchases that support art, history and science in your city.

The Blanton Museum of Art, Bullock Texas State History Museum, Harry Ransom Center, LBJ Presidential Library, Texas Memorial Museum, and the Visual Arts Center have joined forces to present the 2013 Holiday Museum Crawl on Saturday, December 7, with festive music, hot beverages and special discounts for those who mention the Austin Cultural Campus.

By shopping in Austin museums and cultural centers, you can find distinctive gifts, such as original art work, nature-themed jewelry, dinosaur goodies, collectibles, souvenirs or the official state ornament. For a gift that lasts all year, purchase a membership and receive a free gift at some locations while supplies last. Sign up at any location to be entered in a special prize package drawing.

Explore Austin’s museum shops online:

Blanton Museum of Art

Bullock Texas State History Museum

Harry Ransom Center

LBJ Presidential Library

Texas Memorial Museum

Visual Arts Center

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.