Third Thursday: Revitalize & Relax


April 18, 2024 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Enjoy after-hours exhibition access and unwind with relaxing activities for the post-tax season.

Event Details

Join us after work every Third Thursday for special extended Museum hours from 5 to 7 p.m.! Explore the exhibitions, enjoy food and drinks in The Star Cafe, and connect to the story of Texas. Different activities are offered each month. Museum garage parking is free after 5 p.m.

Our "Revitalize & Relax" evening is designed to help you rejuvenate and indulge in an evening of self-care with workshops in mindfulness origami and meditative flower mandala, learning about blending essential oils, or creating a fidget key chain in our craft corner. The evening features specially mixed mocktails from The Star Café.

Museum exhibition galleries will be open for exploration between 5 and 7 p.m. All activities are included in the price of exhibition admission. Onsite exhibition admission ticket sales end at 6:50 p.m.

Featured Activities:

Origami and Flower Mandala Workshop sessions will begin at 5 and 6 p.m.

  • Origami Workshop - Create origami that expresses the joy and beauty of spring with Sari! Relax into the here and now while folding paper into a flower, butterfly, and bird. Find out how the art activity calms and revitalizes you.
  • Flower Mandala Workshops - Unleash your creativity and inner peace with this mesmerizing flower mandala workshop with Wander + Art. Immerse yourself in a world of serenity where art and nature intertwine that connects you to the soothing power of nature and self-reflection.
  • Aromatherapy - Explore how different scents can affect your well-being with Integral Care, the local mental health and intellectual and developmental disabilities authority of Travis County.
  • Craft Corner - Explore your artistic side in our relaxing Third Thursday Craft Corner with the Bullock Museum staff.
About the Presenters

Sari Fujimaru grew up in Japan, appreciating the natural beauty of the four seasons and enjoying traditional arts such as calligraphy, tea ceremony, and Ikebana flower arrangement. She has taught mindfulness and meditation for 15 years internationally and has helped people live more joyfully and peacefully as a board-certified life coach. She offers services at public venues and her private retreat facility in Driftwood, TX.

Wander + Art founder Dalia Goldberg is known for her calm, inclusive, and open-minded approach to the creative and meditative practice of the Flower Mandala. She is an experienced facilitator who gently leads participants in their journey to connect with themselves and the creative spark, through art, mindfulness, meditation, and nature. Dalia is an artist living in Cedar Park, Texas. She has a BA in Psychology and an MBA in Business Psychology. She brings a holistic and integrative approach to the creative practice of the Flower Mandala by introducing techniques of art therapy, nature healing, and meditation.

Integral Care helps people build health and well-being, so everyone has the foundation to reach their full potential. Integral Care’s mission is to improve the lives of people affected by behavioral health and developmental and/or intellectual challenges.

About Public Programs

Public programs at the Bullock Museum explore relevant history and celebrate the culture that has shaped our modern world. Through engaging discussions, live performances, and experiential activities visitors are invited to see local connections and discover how Texas fits into a broader national story.

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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.