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Art on the Lawn and Museum Day
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Art on the Lawn and Museum Day at the Neill-Cochran House Museum: Neill-Cochran House Museum is supporting the city-wide, free admission Museum Day by hosting Art on the Lawn, Korean BBQ food truck eats, and family-friendly Sunday Funday crafts. All free, all day.
On Sunday, September 19h from 11 AM until 3 PM, Austin artists will exhibit original art, ranging from contemporary to traditional, on the grounds of the historic site. Art on the Lawn artwork will be for sale with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Neill-Cochran House Museum. Come visit and support local artists and enjoy free admission to the NCHM as part of Museum Day.
Sunday Funday family-programming will be led by the UT Austin Children’s Research Center. Celebrate a love of science and reading by creating ribbon bookmarks. For kids of all ages, all materials are provided, and volunteers will be available to help.
Feeling hungry? Check out the new Hajima food truck serving up delicious Korean BBQ. Math Happens be on site serving delicious cupcakes for dessert. Plus, we will be making delicious homemade ice cream and fresh squeezed lemonade to cool you off. Bring a blanket, grab lunch, and find a lovely spot in the shade.
Access to the art, the Museum, and the crafting is all free. The special art exhibition Annie Lyle Harmon: On Her Own Path will be on display and the only existing slave quarters in Austin, located on our historic grounds, will also be available to tour. Registration is not required. You can learn more at www.nchmuseum.org. All guests are required to wear masks indoors and practice safe social distancing. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the museum office at 512.478.2335 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Neill-Cochran House Museum
The Neill-Cochran House Museum is an independent nonprofit that preserves and reflects the experience of some of Austin’s earliest residents. Built in 1855, the house, grounds and collections it displays shed light on the local, individual, and political history of our always-growing city. Today, the museum features rotating exhibits, a speaker series called “Modern Times,” and monthly hands-on events for the entire family.