H-E-B Free First Sunday


October 2, 2022 10:00am - 5:00pm

Experience the traditional textiles, art, dance and culture of each Mexican state with free admission and fun family activities connected to Hilos de Tradición: Dresses of Mexico.

Event Details

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through performances and hands-on activities. FREE admission will provide access to all Museum galleries including the Hilos de Tradición exhibition now on view. Enjoy ballet folklorico or drop-in for activities designed for the whole family to enjoy from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Special family programs combine art creation, performance, and in-gallery discovery.


  • 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. - Dia de los Muertos story time, crafts, songs, and shadow puppets with the Austin Public Library
  • 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - Austin High School Ballet Folklorico performance followed by dance lessons for families
  • Create original paper dolls and try embroidery stitches that reflect the designs in the exhibition
About Family Programs

Family programs provide educational and engaging activities for young Texans and their caregivers. Events are designed to bring families together, spark conversations and provide opportunities for growth and development.

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.

Hilos de Tradición: Dresses of Mexico is made possible in partnership with the Brownsville Historical Association.

Hilos de Tradición: Dresses of Mexico is sponsored by Univision Austin.

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.