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

June 22, 2019 | 12:30 PM

Loves in My Life Special Reception

Loves in My Life Special Reception, Saturday, June 22, 12:30-2:30 with Lisa Garner, Maria Teresa Lyle and V… Vaughan. The exhibit goes through July 3. Free Parking off 10th Street.

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July 5, 2019 | 9 am

From Austin with Love

From Austin with Love by the Old Bakery and Emporium Consignors Reception; July 5, 5:00-7:00 p.m. From Austin with Love Our consignors are asked to partake in a grand art exhibit in the Art Gallery. They will present a few of their finest works for a collective exhibit and we are never disappointed with the quality and diversity of art. Kevin Wymer will be providing Soft Jazz. The exhibit runs through July 31. We will be closed the week of July 15th.

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