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

November 2, 2018 | 9 am

Unconquered Art Exhibit

First Friday Artists Opening Reception at the Old Bakery and Emporium Art Gallery. Unconquered, with Guy Burchak and Chris Celusniak, Friday, November 2nd, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Music by the Double Eagle String Band. The exhibit runs through December 5th.   ‘Unconquered’ worlds of nature and the mind brings together this striking exhibit. The imaginative renderings of Chris Celusniak let the mind fly, is it the past of future?  The openness of Guy Burchak’s expressive photographs are breathtaking and we see the beauty of untamed nature.   We are delighted to announce that the Double Eagle String Band will be joining us for the opening reception. They play old-time music from Texas to Appalachia.

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