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)
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)
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.
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
As the construction of the new UT arena continues, so is the realignment of Red River Street. The street will be realigned to create a straight path from 26th Street to East Cesar Chavez, which will ease connectivity and traffic flow through the University and Innovation District just west of IH35 from 19th Street to 12th Street. The estimated completion of this project is now set for Fall 2022.
Did you know that guided tours of the Capitol are free? Tours take visitors to key areas of the Capitol and offer information on the building, Texas history, and the legislature. The tours depart every 30 to 45 minutes and last approximately 30 minutes. To make a reservation for groups larger than 10 people call 512-305-8402. Visit the Texas State Preservation Board webpage for more detail on tours and events at your Texas State Capitol.
Each new day on the Capitol Complex Project brings a flurry of activity carefully choreographed for maximum safety and efficiency. And while most of us think of construction as happening on the ground, there is also plenty of action taking place in the sky. At the height of the exterior construction phase, six massive tower cranes, strategically located throughout the site, stayed busy moving thousands of pounds of construction material from delivery points to where the work was happening. [...]
1801 Congress – George H.W. Bush State Office Building – (Package 4) Work on our flagship building is progressing quickly. The curtain wall (exterior skin) has been completed from the ground floor to the roof. Conditioned air from the new Central Utility Plant is now flowing from levels 2-10, and three elevators have been installed. Interior sheetrock work has started, and the Texas Lottery studio on the ground floor is taking shape. All other future tenant Agencies have received preliminary [...]
The interiors of the new Capitol Complex buildings are progressing rapidly and the anticipation of the relocation into these beautiful new buildings is growing for hundreds of State Employees. The Texas Facilities Commission will be managing the relocation of over 20 State Agencies into this modern complex next summer. To facilitate the distribution of information about the relocation, we have created a new State Employee Relocation Resource webpage. State Employees relocating can also sign-up for a special relocation newsletter [...]
Three construction cameras are documenting this iconic project. Watch the progress on all these projects via the construction cameras on our project website: www.TexasCapitolComplex.org. For a more in-depth understanding of the enormity of the project, visit our virtual construction tour at Virtual Construction Tour | TFC-CCP. Here you’ll see the story of each package and how the sum of these projects will produce a world-class government complex.