The second Cool Summer Nights of the season highlights the many ways in which the American experience has been impacted by inventions, technologies and cultural movements in conjunction with the exhibition WW1 America.
Forget about standing outside in the heat of the summer! Come inside to the Bullock Museum for three FREE evenings celebrating culture, community and Texas history.
Each Cool Summer Nights event includes:
Activated exhibits with living history participants
Cash bar with specialty themed cocktail made with Tito's Handmade Vodka
Food for purchase in our Story of Texas Café (vegetarian options available)
Complimentary sparkling water samples from Waterloo Sparkling Water
Complimentary coffee and cold brew samples by Addison Coffee Roasters
Souvenirs for purchase in the Museum gift shop
Photo booth by MYEVENTSTHEBOMB
Records spun by DJ from Breakaway Records
Improv performances and activities with ColdTowne Theater
Specially curated archival footage on view in our Texas Spirit Theater by Texas Archive of the Moving Image
Community chalk art project on the plaza
Complimentary parking in the Museum's garage
And don't miss these great activities especially for Time Night:
Experience abstract projection art and audio using WW1-era footage (circa 1917) with Sean Miller
Learn a few early twentieth century dance moves with Whitney McFall
Using a small WW1 era printing press, learn about setting type by hand and printing by letterpress with Austin Book Arts Center
Manipulate time by writing light messages in the air with Austin Film Society
Typing has a brand new old school with vintage typewriters from Austin Typewriter, Ink.
Learn about African American painter Jacob Lawrence and caption write with Art Library Deco
- Date: July 19, 2019
- Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Venue: Bullock Texas State History Museum
- Website: https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/calendar/cool-summer-nights-20190719
- Cost: Free
- Address: 1800 N. Congress Avenue
- City: Austin
- State: TX
- Zip: 78701