Conference Tours

Date: August 1, 2019

Time: 9am - 11am

Location: University of Texas at Austin

Details: Attendees will enjoy a bus tour of the University of Texas at Austin campus followed by attending one of the five offered tour options.  Tour signup required during registration.  Space is limited


Tour #1:  Architecture

Info coming soon!


Tour #2:
  
Campus Ecology

Tour will cover several environmentally significant locations and features on campus with a focus on Waller Creek, campus trees, biodiversity, blending of traditional and native landscapes. Guides will also describe efforts by faculty to use the campus in teaching and research, with a focus on technology utilization for irrigation management, and creek ecology.


Tour #3:
 
Landmarks

Landmarks, The University of Texas at Austin, the public art collection , enriches the lives of students and visitors by presenting art that is broadly accessible and free to all. More than forty works of modern and contemporary art are on view throughout the 433-acre campus. The collection not only enhances the beauty of the landscape, but also supports scholarship and learning by demonstrating significant art historical trends from the past seven decades.   


Tour #4:
 
Blanton Museum of Art

The Blanton Museum of Art is the primary art collection for the city of Austin. With nearly 18,000 works in the collection and a year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions, art lovers are sure to discover new and old favorites at the Blanton.


Tour #5:
 
LBJ Presidential Library

The Presidential Tour includes the Oval Office, Life in the White House, The First Ladies Gallery, LBJ's Presidency, and A Legacy of Liberty.