Celebrate American Indian Heritage Day on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Bullock Texas State History Museum with special events throughout the day such as dancing and drumming performances and hands-on activities. Free morning programs are available for school groups, free performances for the public will take place in the lobby at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and all are invited to attend a free evening program at 7 p.m.
If your school group is interested in participating in a free program, you can call (512) 463-6712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to plan your field trip to this FREE program.
–> Program for School Groups and Museum Visitors, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Explore portions of the museum’s permanent galleries that discuss American Indians in Texas and stop by several hands-on activity stations. Discover the diversity of native groups that have called Texas home and find out more about groups currently living in Texas. Learn more about cultural traditions including storytelling, clothing decoration, art creation, and food preparation.
–> Performances at 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Dancing and drumming performances by Great Promise for American Indians in the Museum lobby.
–> Public Celebration at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Celebrate the traditional and contemporary arts of Texas’s American Indian groups. This FREE public program will honor American Indians of yesterday and today, including an Entry of Nations, recognition of the holiday, and dancing and drumming performances. Stations to learn more about traditional craft and foodways will be available both before and after the program.