Little Texans: Portraits


July 14, 2022 10:30am - 11:15am

Meet a new friend in an adorable puppet show about learning something new with a little help from friends.

Event Details

Drop in for this hands-on program that incorporates movement, play, and tactile learning into engaging experiences where children can discover something new alongside their caregivers. All ages welcome!

Join Austin Public Library at the Bullock Museum for an adorable puppet show about a monkey trying to draw a portrait of his mom. Laugh along with friends as monkey takes tips from his animal friends to draw a truly unique portrait of his mom. Then, try your hand at drawing a portrait guided by a professional portrait artist. If you’re looking for more books connected to our theme, look no further than this list, specially curated by Austin Public Library.

Visit the exhibition The Fourth Grade Project to see photographic portraits of fourth graders from across the world. Read their stories that reflect many of the same issues that are also on the minds of young Texans.

Program is FREE for members or with exhibition admission.

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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.

This program is made possible with funding from Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the federal ARP Act.

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.