World Refugee Day
June 17, 2017 11:30am - 3:00pm
Learn about the cultures that continue to make Texas the diverse place it is today.
Commemorate the United Nations' World Refugee Day at the Bullock Museum with a naturalization ceremony, free samples of world cuisine, live music and performances, and activities for families with kids of all ages. Master of Ceremonies, Greg Ciotti, is representing KOOP Radio's Community Council whose charter is to highlight individuals and organizations that are giving back in our community.
Beginning at 11:30am
- Discover what the journey of a refugee is like, from home country to the United States, through a learning game sponsored by Caritas of Austin and Refugee Services of Texas.
- Welcome our newest Texans at a Naturalization Ceremony in the Museum's Texas Spirit Theater. Space is limited so check-in at the Theater for your free pass when you arrive.
Beginning at 12:00pm
- Taste samples of world cuisine courtesy of Rosemary's Catering (while they last!).
- Enjoy international music from Kupira Marimba, family activities, a photo booth, and more!
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Kupira Marimba performance was supported in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
Support for the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and education programs provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.