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7th Grade

Coloring With The CCC

This coloring book from Texas State Library and Archives Commission features images from the 1938 pamphlet. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program created part of the New Deal program established by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. The original pamphlet comes from the Civilia Conservation Corps files of the Texas State Parks Board recordss at the Texas State Library and Archives,

San Jacinto: The Newest Episode of the Award Winning Birth of Texas Series

The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park is hosting he premiere screening for San Jacinto, the latest title in the award-winning Birth of Texas Series, on Saturday, September 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 in the Tea Room. It is the seventh completed film in the eight part series. Reservations for the $10 event must be made to mvance@HeritgaeSociety.org. For more information, visit The Heritage Society wesbsite.

Exploring Texas Workshop Series

TSHA hosts the Exploring Texas Workshop Series every year. Teachers in attendance can receive professional development credit for attending sessions with accessible historical content and pedagogoical advice from renowned scholars, respected classroom practicioners, and organizations with expertise in the fields of history, geography, economics, civics, and skill building.
2017-2018 Schedule
Amarillo - July 21, 2017
Richardson - August 7-8, 2017
Austin - November 7-, 2017
Houston - February 5-6, 2018

Blue Star Admissions

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a proud partner of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.

From Memorial Day, May 29, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017 the Bullock Museum will offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve and their families.

Austin Museum Day

Enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day during Austin Museum Day. Families can explore The Story of Texas through three floors of exhibitions that showcase artifacts from around the state.

Experience the past, present, and future of video games in the Bullock’s exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming. Rare gaming artifacts, playable video games, and family-friendly activities inspired by your favorite games will have every gamer wanting to play again.

Austin Muesum Day will take place on September 12, 2017 between 12 - 3 pm

Femme Film Fridays: Persepolis

Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Persepolis, co-directed and co-written by Marjane Satrapi, as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both behind and in front of the camera. This second season's theme is 'Identity'.

A Q&A will follow the screening with Dr. Jeannette Okur, lecturer and Turkish Studies program organizer at UT Austin, and Christine Chen, producer, director and writer who founded Moth to Flame production company.