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The Neill-Cochran House Museum Juneteenth Celebration

Opening Exhibition BBQ Juneteenth

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The Neill-Cochran House Museum invites you to celebrate Juneteenth and the opening of our newest exhibition A Juneteenth Rodeo. Join us for a day of reflection, celebration, and community as we commemorate emancipation and the struggles and triumphs of those who fought for freedom, and the ongoing journey towards equality. This event is free and open to the public and includes lunch and refreshments.

Event Schedule (12:00pm - 5:00pm)

*12:00 - 2:00 - Lunch (Provided by Distant Relatives - until we run out!)
*12:00 - 2:00 - Guided tours of the Slave Quarters
*2:00 - 2:15 - Welcome
*2:15 - 3:00 - Gospel Choir Performance (Christopher D. Spivey & Co.)
*3:00 - 5:00 - Exhibit Opening Reception / Cocktail Hour

Stop by anytime 12:00pm - 5:00pm to join the day's activities.

Commemorate Juneteenth 2024 at the Neill-Cochran House Museum! We are excited to share the newly restored Slave Quarters, the only intact and accessible slave dwelling left in Austin, with you, our community.

While you are on site…

take a tour of the Slave Quarters

lift your voice with gospel choir Christopher D. Spivey & Co.

and be among the first to see A Juneteenth Rodeo, a collection of photographs by Sarah Bird taken in the late 1970s in the jubilant, vibrant, vital, and now all-but vanished world of small-town Black rodeos.

The opening reception for A Juneteenth Rodeo begins at 3:00pm and includes complimentary cocktails from Milam & Greene Whiskey!

For more information, contact us at info@nchmuseum.org

The Neill-Cochran House Museum invites you to celebrate Juneteenth and the opening of our newest exhibition A Juneteenth Rodeo. Join us for a day of reflection, celebration, and community as we commemorate emancipation and the struggles and triumphs of those who fought for freedom, and the ongoing journey towards equality. This event is free and open to the public and includes lunch and refreshments.

Event Schedule (12:00pm - 5:00pm)

*12:00 - 2:00 - Lunch (Provided by Distant Relatives - until we run out!)
*12:00 - 2:00 - Guided tours of the Slave Quarters
*2:00 - 2:15 - Welcome
*2:15 - 3:00 - Gospel Choir Performance (Christopher D. Spivey & Co.)
*3:00 - 5:00 - Exhibit Opening Reception / Cocktail Hour

Stop by anytime 12:00pm - 5:00pm to join the day's activities.

Commemorate Juneteenth 2024 at the Neill-Cochran House Museum! We are excited to share the newly restored Slave Quarters, the only intact and accessible slave dwelling left in Austin, with you, our community.

While you are on site…

take a tour of the Slave Quarters

lift your voice with gospel choir Christopher D. Spivey & Co.

and be among the first to see A Juneteenth Rodeo, a collection of photographs by Sarah Bird taken in the late 1970s in the jubilant, vibrant, vital, and now all-but vanished world of small-town Black rodeos.

The opening reception for A Juneteenth Rodeo begins at 3:00pm and includes complimentary cocktails from Milam & Greene Whiskey!

For more information, contact us at info@nchmuseum.org

More about Neill-Cochran House Museum
The Neill-Cochran House Museum is located in the heart of Austin, TX, just a few minutes walk from the UT-Austin campus. We steward the city's 10th oldest historic site (1856), including Austin's only intact slave quarters. We share our site, Austin, and Texas history from the city's birth in 1839 up to 1930 through historically furnished spaces as well as numerous rotating art and history exhibitions. The Neill-Cochran House Museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more information, please contact the museum office at 512.478.2335 or info@nchmuseum.org.
When & Where
Jun 22, 2024, 12:00pm to 5:00pm Timezone: CDT
Free

Special Instructions
Free Event - Free parking behind the Museum

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