Capitol Visitors Center Exhibits
A Diverse Blend: Celebrating Texas Food | Print
January 27 - September 30, 2018
From delectable Tex-Mex to savory barbeque, Texas has a world-famous reputation for delicious foods. Although the flavors are widely known, what many people might not know is the roots of Texas food. A Diverse Blend explores how diverse Texas communities have blended unique and traditional ingredients to create a fusion of world-renowned flavors that is Texas food. Explore unique items including Austin's first published cookbook, home movies, vintage cookware and collectables from many food festivals from across the state.
Saddle Up: Texans Ranching Tradition | Print
October 7, 2018 - April 2019
Jump in the saddle and experience a virtual ride with real Texas ranchers who meet modern challenges while preserving their traditions in Saddle Up: Texas Ranching Tradition. Through photographs and video, see hard-working cowboys and cowgirls come to life as they ride, rope, and rodeo the same way their parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents did before them.