Evening for Educators: Best of the Bullock


June 28, 2023 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a FREE event exclusively for teachers.

Event Details

Experience the Bullock Museum — the biggest classroom in Texas — through special exhibition tours and hands-on activities. Designed for teachers of all grade levels and subjects, this free open house event will connect teachers to classroom resources, teaching strategies, and local community organizations.

As you prepare for the upcoming school year, come see the “Best of the Bullock” and explore all the Museum has to offer teachers and students, both at the Museum and in the classroom. Enjoy prize drawings, refreshments, the company of fellow teachers, and receive an SBEC-approved CPE certificate.

Featured Activities

  • Come anytime from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to this open house event. Stay tuned for a more detailed schedule.
  • Enjoy refreshments in the Grand Lobby
  • Go on a guided tour of the special exhibition The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper 
  • Preview the IMAX documentary film, Serengeti 
  • Using replica artifacts, experience hands-on student activities to dive deeper into the stories told in the Texas History Galleries
  • Experiment with STEAM activities that bring together science and Texas history and art
  • Test out your presentation skills in front of the camera and the green screen in the Distance Learning studio
  • Connect with local organizations for opportunities to get your students involved
  • Enjoy a sneak peek of the upcoming special exhibition Sharks
  • Explore our everchanging Texas History Galleries with new artifacts and stories on display including our newest section, the Texas Art Gallery

The event is free of charge, and parking is complimentary in the Museum’s garage.

Questions? Contact (512) 936-4604 or education@thestoryoftexas.com

About The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper

The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper highlights the importance of 19th, 20th, and 21st century Black artists, including Ron Adams, Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Charles White, Elizabeth Catlett, John Biggers, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Eldizer Cortor, Margaret Burroughs.

Explore the history of Black art in America through the themes, styles, and subjects interpreted by the artists, and influenced by their personal experiences, world-view, and innovative techniques.

This exhibition is bilingual in English and Spanish.

About Serengeti

Life happened in the Serengeti on a scale that only the giant screen can do justice.

The Serengeti is known for one of nature’s most spectacular events — the annual migration of more than one million wildebeest, followed by an array of other iconic African animals. Experience it through the eyes of the youngest members of the animal cast as they embark on their life’s journeys.

Your Support Matters

Help us continue to share the story of Texas through free programs with a tax-deductible donation.

Enjoy discounts, exclusive programs, and free access to exhibitions year-round by becoming a member of the Bullock Museum.

School Programs are generously funded by Featured Sponsor The Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation and contributing sponsor The Honorable Kent R. Hance.

The exhibition The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper was organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA.

Sponsored by the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Hall Fund.

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.