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.


1006 Congress Avenue (map)


Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 4PM







upcoming events

October 31, 2019 | 9 am

Through the Vision

November 1- December 4 Reception: November 1, 5-7:00 p.m. Carmen Kennedy, Rob Monroe and Joyce LaBaw are our November artisit. Through the Vision with Carmen Kennedy embedding and combining objects into her art, Rob Monroe weaves with thread and Joyce LaBaw uses various mediums and applications to achieve her abstract art. Our AVAFest exhibit will continue through November. The veterans have created spectacular art and I hope you take the time to see this exhibit but others throughout the city. Hours: Tue. - Sat. 9-4

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