The Neill-Cochran House Museum invites you to a celebration of the nation’s newest federal holiday, Juneteenth. Join us for dominoes and lawn games, and a painting class with Signs and Symbols artist, Rejina Thomas. Then pick up the Black West Austin Driving Tour (which starts at the NCHM), and explore the historic sites of the freedom colonies of Wheatville and Clarksville. This event will take place in and around the Museum.
All ages are welcome to join the Painting Class with Rejina Thomas (ends at 3:00PM). All activities, including the Driving Tour, are free with Museum admission. Free parking is available behind the Museum.
The Black West Austin Driving Tour is a virtual guided tour of the historic sites associated with the freedom colonies of Wheatville and Clarksville. It features a series of videos of celebrated Austin guides giving insights on the history of Black West Austin and begins at the Neill-Cochran House Museum. The tour is included with Museum admission from June 14-25, 2023.View Map