Freedom Schools! Join us Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 2 pm to 3pm at the Austin History Center for Austin Museum Day. Admission is free! (Note AHC is open from 12pm – 4pm. CDF Freedom Schools Austin will meet up at 2pm, but you can arrive at any time during their open hours.)
The museum will have light refreshments for visitors but be sure to eat lunch on your own before you arrive.
No registration required to attend (but we’d love it if you can let Ms Simone know that you’re planning to attend so she knows to look out for you. RSVP here: https://welcometable.breezechms.com/form/austin-history-center).
Austin History Center
810 Guadalupe St., (512) 974-7385 www.austinhistorycenter.org
Facebook: @AustinHistoryCenter Instagram: @austinhistorycenter
Along with two new exhibits, AHC will have activities for kids and families including Zine and printmaking, refreshments, a “Preservation Station” to show you how to preserve your family’s history and more!
(Scholars may remember our summer Read Aloud Guest Dr. Jacqueline Smith-Francis, African-American Community Archivist, Austin History Center | Austin Public Library. She read the book The 1619 Project: Born on the Water this summer during CDF Freedom Schools Austin. Special thank you to Dr. Jacqueline for inviting us to visit the Austin History Center for Museum Day.)
Want to make it a full Sunday Fun Day family outing? (We know that learning is fun!) Here are some ideas to choose from:
- Arrive early to explore the Austin History Center on your own
- Plan to spend some time playing or have a picnic at nearby Woolridge Square Park
- Or museum hop to one of the other museums participating in Austin Museum Day
- Participate in the Austin Museum Day’s Instagram Photo Contest or their Campus Crawl Scavenger Hunt