Summer Teen Watercolor Class


June 21, 2023 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a watercolor painting class inspired by the Bullock Museum’s special exhibition The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper.

Event Details

Create your own watercolor painting with local artist Richard Samuel. Guided by Samuel, tour The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper and gain a deeper understanding of the different techniques featured in the exhibit such as watercolors, acrylics, pastels, gouaches, and mixed media works. In a casual atmosphere learn from an artist how to express your creativity using watercolor as a technique. Enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks.

Activities are designed for ages sixteen to eighteen. Tickets are $6 for Bullock Museum Member Youth and $12 for non-members. Class ticket includes Museum admission. Online ticket sales will close on the morning of the event. Onsite ticket sales will be available at the Museum up to the time of the class if there is still capacity.

About the Artist

Richard Samuel is the founder of RichesArt Gallery, a self-taught watercolor artist from Texas, former pro football player, and world traveler. Throughout his process, Samuel wants everyone that views his art to feel positive inspiration and emotions. Samuel’s art is a unique expression of nostalgia and self identity. As the owner of a Black-owned art gallery in Austin, Texas, Samuel is committed to diversifying Austin’s art scene and bringing work from underrepresented communities to the forefront.

About Family Programs

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

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.