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Art, Museums & Reading

Free Craft Projects for Kids at Lakeshore Learning stores

Craftzine Summer Craft Camp – online craft projects for kids

Kids Craft Weekly – great newsletter with easy craft projects for kids

Future Craft Collective – great craft projects for kids and families

Michael’s Craft Store In-Store Events

Home Depot Free Kids Workshop

First Saturday of the month, recommended ages 5-12, from 9AM to Noon at all HD locations.

Build and Grow Clinics from Lowes

Art Opportunities

Austin Museum of Art Family Activities

Free Concerts in the Park at Hartman Concert Park at the Long Center

Free Musicals at Zilker Park

Free Concerts at The Grove at Southpark Meadows

Free Concerts at City Hall

Blues on the Green

Umlauf Sculpture Gardens

Laguna Gloria

Dell Children’s Hospital Art Exhibits

Children’s Day Art Park

Wednesday mornings, June 10 – July 29 (except July 1st)

Gates open at 9:00 a.m. for activities and Instrument Petting Zoo

Performances begin at 10:00 a.m.

Art Tent activities until 11:30 a.m.

Symphony Square – 1101 Red River St. (corner of 11th St. and Red River)

50¢ a child (Adults free when accompanied by a child)

McKenna Children’s Museum in New Braunfels


Texas Memorial Museum – Dinosaurs and more!

Austin Children’s Museum

Austin Museum of Art

The Blanton Museum of Art

LBJ Library

UT Tower

Texas Capitol Building

Texas Military Force Museum at Camp Mabry

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday – Sunday 10:00a.m – 4:00p.m.

Monday and Tuesday Closed

Museum visitors and volunteers should call the museum’s main telephone number 512-782-5659 prior to traveling to Camp Mabry to learn whether the museum is closed due to weather when AISD is not in session or on the weekends. A photo I.D. is required for entry onto Camp Mabry.

Free Tours of the museum may be scheduled by calling 512-782-5659 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Library & Reading Activities

Austin Public Library Summer Youth Information Packet (PDF)

Austin Public Library Youth Events Calendar

Family Movie Nights

Book Kids at BookPeople

Recycled Reads bookstore

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