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

April 3, 2020 | 9 am

High Five, Celebrating 5 Women Artists

April 2- 29 Artists Reception: Saturday, Saturday, April 4, 1-3:00 p.m. Painter Rhea Pettit explores the beauty and connection between people. Brenda Armistead creates figurative sculpture as well as sculpturally influenced ceramic tableware. For Shannon Fannin, vehicles are more than appliances to get us from Point A to B - they are mobile sculptures that reflect our personality. Stephanie Estrin works explore color, shape, and the relationship of human nature and emotion in order to create a visual story. Christy Stallop is influenced by the past. She believes in the power of memories and small moments in time that help define who we are.

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