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Bullock Museum – Mind Matters: It’s time to talk about mental illness! 

Mental illness touches all of our lives in some way. This exhibit uses hands-on immersive experiences and multimedia activities to provide a respectful, informative, engaging place where learning and conversations can occur on the topic of mental health.  Explore the history of treatments and discover how artistic activities can help us identify and express our emotions and strengthen our mental health. On Exhibit until July 31, 2022. Mental Health: Mind Matters | Bullock Texas State History Museum (thestoryoftexas.com)

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Blanton Museum – Check out a special offer from the Blanton Museum of Art and mark your calendar for two upcoming events at the museum.

Special Offer for New Neighbors:  Click here to learn about a limited time offer on membership perks at the Blanton.  Hurry, this offer ends July 15, 2022. Free Thursday at the Blanton, July 14: Yes, it’s free all day to explore collections at the art museum. Public Tour: Highlights of the Blanton Collection, Sunday, July 17: View some fan favorites of the Blanton’s Collection on a Public tour at 3:00 p.m. New Major Exhibition coming in August – Painted Cloth:  Fashion and Ritual in [...]

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The Moody Center – It’s going to be a hot summer with cool concerts by James Taylor, Leon Bridges, and Kevin Hart, plus exciting Hot Wheel Monster truck events!  

Check out the full summertime lineup here: Upcoming Events – Moody Center (moodycenteratx.com)   Side Note:  Expect high traffic on MLK Blvd., Trinity, and San Jacinto on event evenings. The Texas Facilities Commission has a contract with UT for after-hour event parking in the State Parking garage in the area. Image: Athletics Announcement_Images | Powered by Box

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Red River Street Realignment

This transit construction project continues along MLK Blvd. and Red River. Slow down, watch out for construction activities and pedestrians in this area. The roadway project is set to complete in the Fall of 2022.

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Bullock Museum – Texas History Galleries

Immerse yourself in the Story of Texas. Visit three floors of galleries and explore more than 700 original artifacts. Each week the Museum brings in new artifacts and the stories that formed Texas. Visit their website for details on current exhibits, events, and IMAX movies. Texas History Galleries | Bullock Texas State History Museum (thestoryoftexas.com)

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The Blanton Museum is Open and Thursdays are FREE!

Yes, the art museum is open, and Thursdays are FREE. Access the Blanton from Brazos Street and use the sidewalks on the north side of the building to avoid the construction zone. Peek at the “New Grounds Initiative” and how the museum plaza will be reimagined into a vibrant urban destination. Download the map: SP2021-Wayfinding-Map-WestEntrance-V1 (blantonmuseum.org)  

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Waterloo Greenway (Waterloo Park)

Do you like people and music? The Moody Amphitheater is seeking volunteers to join its Guest Services team. Volunteer opportunities include ushering, scanning tickets, assisting fans with ticket upgrades, and lending a hand at lost and found. In return, volunteers will receive a variety of exclusive perks – like general admission lawn tickets and more. For all the details on how to volunteer go online to: Moody Amphitheater.

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The Moody Center – The New University of Texas Basketball Arena

The latest reports confirm the opening of the arena is still planned for Spring 2022. The new sports and entertainment arena will be the home of UT Women’s and Men’s basketball programs and live music events. For more information on the Moody Center visit: UT NEWS Athletics Announcement_Images | Powered by Box

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