"...Texas Independence Day Weekend Saturday and Sunday, March 1 - 2, 2007 Downtown Austin Texas at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and Congress Avenue, in the shadow of the State Capitol across from the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. Saturday & Sunday hours 10am - 7pm Admission $5 per day 12 and under FREE with an adult! FREE parking in adjacent state parking lots. Most parking meters are FREE on weekends. A celebration of the Independent Spirit of Texas with Music, Arts, and Fun! 14 Bands playing non-stop! Something for everyone! Times listed are approximate because band schedules sometimes change. Visit www.RoadwayEvents.com for up to date info...."
"...These days, you don’t have to go outside Texas to get great whiskey. And this Saturday, you don’t have to go outside Austin – or even beyond the welcoming space of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum – to get many of the great whiskeys that the Lone Star State has to offer...."
"...There are six enormous panels of reinforced concrete more than halfway up the front face of the new Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Congress..."
"...The Texas Music Roadtrip, that is. All it costs is getting to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and admission, a bargain by any count...."
"...As early as 1996, when the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum -- now bigger than life down on Martin Luther King Boulevard (or, depending on your point of view, "19th Street") -- was still in the conception stage, the decision had already been made to produce a "signature film" to be shown in the museum's IMAX theatre. The first proposal (dated July 2000 and tentatively titled This Land Called Texas) would have required seed money from the Legislature, followed by private donations, and a production that would feature voice-overs by six well-known narrators (Dan Rather, Tish Hinojosa, Lance Armstrong, Sissy Spacek, Chuck Norris or Tommy Lee Jones, and Barry Corbin)..."
"...The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum isn't the only museum in town. It just seems that way..."
"...The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum celebrated the opening of 'When Austin Got Weird' poster show last Friday, July 11..."
"...This Saturday, October 25, the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum opens "La Belle: The Ship That Changed History" – the story of the excavation of French explorer Robert de LaSalle's fated ship which sank in the inlets of Matagorda Bay in the late 1600s, then was discovered and recovered in the 1990s...."
"...Sometimes if you want something done, you just have to do it yourself: Sew on a button, clean the gutters, write a comprehensive guide to all the art museums and galleries in Texas. Now, that last need might not bother most folks, but it sure nagged at Rebecca S..."
"...Lokumbe's performance of Dear Mrs. Parks on Saturday at the Bob Bullock Museum will feature a quintet led by Dr..."
"...If 40-foot-tall 3-D movies and the original nasty-faced statue from atop the state Capitol still isn't enough to get you to visit, the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum is presenting a "Country Music From the Lone Star State" exhibit. That's on display Sept..."
"...in Corporate Arts Patron. After being feted at a reception at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Monday and lunch hosted by Texas first lady Anita Perry on Tuesday, the honorees will be treated to a gala dinner at the Long Center, followed by the 8pm awards ceremony, at which Los Lonely Boys, Ray Benson and friends, the Kilgore Rangerettes, and 2009 award winners Betty Buckley and James Dick will perform..."
"...Richardson Foundation (Foundation Arts Patron). On Monday, the honorees will be feted at a reception at the Bullock Texas State History Museum; then Tuesday, they receive proclamations by the Texas House of Representatives and Senate at the Capitol in the morning, followed by lunch at the Governor's Mansion and dinner at the Driskill..."
"...When I buy my ticket to see Davy Crockett in Texas at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the register spits out a little paper receipt. Printed at the top of the receipt is a notation that my purchase is the museum's Transaction Number 263,301...."
"...The battle cry, of course, is to remember the Alamo; these days it's impossible to forget. In addition to the continued murmurings about Ron Howard's upcoming adaptation of the storied San Antonio battle (rumored to start shooting in town soon), the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum has kicked off an entire summer devoted to Davy Crockett, that immortal coonskin-cap wearer...."
"...There aren't many towns that can lay claim to inventing an entire sport. But as the Texas Rollergirls bout tonight, the Bullock Texas State History Museum celebrates Roller Derby, the high-contact, high-speed sport that the 512 gave the world...."
"...That's why I found Mexico -- opening Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum -- so refreshing..."
"...What if you spent $80 million to build a history museum, and you had nothing to put in it? That is the challenge facing the folks who are planning to open the brand-new Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at the corner of MLK and Congress on April 21, San Jacinto Day, 2001. While they've done a remarkable job in filling up the 41,000 square feet of exhibit space with everything from IMAX films to pickup trucks, the story behind the biggest history museum project in Lone Star history reveals as much about the history of Texas as do the exhibits themselves...."
"...Mashing Antiques Roadshow, U.S. history, and the reality competition genre, new series America's Lost Treasures debuts on the Fourth of July with an episode set at Austin's Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum...."
"...The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, planted dramatically at the north end of the Capitol, was built for people comfortable with the noisy bustle of a shopping mall, people who like their history served up supersized, consumers who pay top dollar expecting -- and getting -- spectacle in return. From its gigantic welcoming Lone Star to its vertigo-inducing IMAX theatre, it delivers history as theme park: a giant display case built to dazzle the crowds of out-of-town tourists...."