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Hilos de Tradición: Dresses of Mexico – Bullock Museum

October 1, 2022 - February 26, 2023


Hilos de Tradición: Dresses of Mexico is a collaborative exhibition with the Brownsville Historical Association that presents Mexican textiles as living traditions with roots that can be traced back thousands of years to the earliest peoples in Mesoamerica. The tools, patterns, materials, and techniques of crafting these textiles have evolved over the centuries. European influences and modernization have contributed to these changes. But the common thread in all of the textiles is the link they represent between Mexico’s past and present.

What: Two museums. Two beautiful exhibitions. Two dollars off.

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin and the Bullock State History Museum are teaming up to offer visitors $2 off any same-day admission ticket throughout the month of November. The promotion celebrates the two Austin museums’ traditional textile-themed exhibitions, Painted Cloth: Fashion and Ritual in Colonial Latin America at the Blanton and Hilos de Tradición: Dresses of Mexico at the Bullock, both of which explore Latin American textile arts. Museum visitors should present a respective full-price ticket or membership card to either museum to receive the discount on any same-day ticket.

When: The discount will be offered on same-day tickets throughout the month of November.

Admission Information:
Blanton Museum of Art
Monday and Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10am–5pm
Sunday: 1–5pm

Bullock State History Museum
Monday: Closed
Tuesday (starting November 1) – Sunday: 10am–5pm
Extended hours and special programs on Thursday, November 17: 5–7pm


October 1, 2022
February 26, 2023
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The Bullock Museum
1800 Congress Ave.
Austin,TX78701United States

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