H-E-B Free First Sunday


June 2, 2024 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate Juneteenth with storytelling, crafts, and hands-on activities for the whole family.

Event Details

Enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day during H-E-B Free First Sundays, held the first Sunday of every month. Activities are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families can explore the Story of Texas through three floors of exhibitions that showcase and tell the history of artifacts from around the state.


  • Create an art project with Galleries at Black Studies
  • Learn about the Juneteenth flag and create your own
  • Join our friends at Girlstart for interactive STEM demos and hands-on activities for kids of all ages
  • 10:30 a.m. Join award-winning poetic storyteller Oba William King as he shares traditional drumming, songs, and stories about Juneteenth
  • 1:00 p.m. Watch the documentary Juneteenth: Faith and Freedom in the Spirit Theater​
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.

About the Artists

Art Galleries at Black Studies (AGBS) at The University of Texas at Austin is a collecting institution whose mission is to acquire, preserve, interpret, exhibit, and otherwise make accessible modern and contemporary art and cultural materials from Africa and the African Diaspora for the benefit of a variety of audiences. AGBS includes two principal galleries—Christian-Green Gallery and Idea Lab. AGBS is open to all, free of charge, and committed to inviting diverse audiences to engage in art and visual culture.

Known as The Poetic Storyteller, Oba William King is a motivator, educator, and an irresistible teller whose energetic storytelling performances are designed to celebrate diversity. A member of the National Association of Black Storytellers, he tours nationally presenting his dynamic programs that include song and traditional drum.

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.

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.