Our museum curator wearing nitrile gloves holds a golden snuff box that once belonged to Santa Anna in front of a cabinet of artifacts.

Career Day: Curator

Explore the fascinating world behind the exhibits and discover the diverse career opportunities within the museum industry.

Two women in period clothing sitting and chatting together

Texas Independence Day at Washington-on-the-Brazos

188th Anniversary of Texas Independence Day. Celebrations have been scaled down this year, as the site is undergoing an exciting and extensive renovation project, but we still have some great offerings!

Photo of a statue with the moon just behind it

Second Saturdays with Steve: Solar Eclipse of February 1831

Come to the Stephen F. Austin State Park to learn about the solar eclipse of February 1831!

Rusted original Comanche ball and cap pistol.

Locating The Battle of Blanco Canyon (Morning)

Join us on March 9th at 10 am in the Fort Griffin State Historic Site museum to learn about recent findings of archeological work conducted on the original site of the Battle of Blanco Canyon.

Rusted original Comanche ball and cap pistol.

Locating The Battle of Blanco Canyon (Afternoon)

Join us on March 9th at 2 pm in the Fort Griffin State Historic Site museum to learn about recent findings of archeological work conducted on the original site of the Battle of Blanco Canyon.

Caddo woman smiling

Caddo Mounds Artist Series - Artist Talk by Tracy Newkumet-Burrows

Join Caddo artist Tracy Newkumet-Burrows as she discusses her artwork, her artistic journey, and her ability to create functional forms of artwork in this third in our ongoing Caddo Artist Series.

Real Places Conference: Masonry Workshop at French Legation

As part of the Real Places conference, the French Legation is partnering with Edison's Coatings to offer this pre-conference masonry workshop.

Artistic graphic of a wall mural of the town of San Felipe de Austin being burned

Fire on the Brazos

Join us on Saturday, April 6th as we commemorate the burning of the town of San Felipe de Austin.

Hispanic sheep shearers harvesting wool from sheep lying on ground mats in an open-faced barn with cedar posts

Wool and Mohair Capitol of the World: Sheep and Goats in Menard Co.

Join Tejano Historian Art Resa in studying the method of Texas Sheep shearing and ranching!