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

January 3, 2020 | 9 am

Print Austin – Figures and Faces, Chariots and Vessels

Print Austin, a city wide event January 2 – 29 Artists Reception: Saturday, January 18, 1-3:00 p.m. Carol Hayman and Theresa Bond will be representing The Print Austin team, which works with organizations and individuals throughout the Austin visual arts community to showcase fine art prints during this annual event, January 15-February 15.   Joining them are Chris Celusniak and guest artist Jennifer Hill. Chris’ work is eclectic by nature and derives form from; patterns, improbable vintage, and roaring complexity. Jennifer’s ceramics come from observation of the visual relationships between land based flora and marine life leads to a process of combining physical attributes of a number if species into a given sculpture. Old Bakery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.