Old Bakery & Emporium

The Old Bakery & Emporium is a historic building located in Downtown Austin.  The Bakery operates as a Consignment Shop, Visitor Information Center, Art Gallery exhibiting local artists 50 or better and houses a museum, the Lundberg-Maerki Historical Collection.

Our Mission

• Offering people 50 years and over opportunities to supplement their incomes and to develop second careers

• Offering people of all ages opportunities for meaningful volunteer service

• Providing information and a warm sense of welcome to out-of-town visitors

• Encouraging the appreciation and perpetuation of heritage handcraft skills

Art Gallery

The Art Gallery is located on the third floor of the Old Bakery and Emporium and features a rotating schedule of exhibitions including artworks of all media and subject matter.

location

1006 Congress Avenue (map)

hours

Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 4PM

admissions

Free

phone

(512)974-1300

website

www.austintexas.gov/obemporium

upcoming events

September 6, 2019 | 9 am

A Feast for the Body and Soul

‘A Feast for the Body and Soul’ by The 620 Group September 5 – October 2 Reception: September 6th, 5-7:00 p.m.   Art on a plate. The 620 Group have gone to the source and brought back the goods. You will delight in combination of ingredients.   The 620 Group paintings will represent all aspects of our joyful gatherings with food and drink. Consider farming, vegetable gardening, vineyards to markets, individual food items, and places where food is savored such as cafes, restaurants, bars, food trailers, picnics -- all will depict food, some iconic, others less so. The group work in oils, watercolor and pastels.     Museum Day, Sunday, September 22, 12:00 – 4:00

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