Austin Museum Day

Sep 21 2014 - 8:00am to 9:00pm

Austin, TX

Austin Museum Day is a free, city-wide rediscovery of Austin museums held on Sunday, September 21. It provides the public with free access to exhibits and activities representing more than 35 Austin cultural institutions. 

Participate in the Austin Museum Day Instagram contest hosted by the Texas Historical Commission for a chance to win great prizes. The contest is open 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 21.

To play:

  1. Follow @TxHistComm and @austinmuseums on Instagram

  2. Take a photograph at one of the participating Austin Museum Day institutions

  3. Post it to your Instagram (make sure your profile is public!)

  4. Tag the participating institution and #museumday2014

Multiple submissions are allowed. Contest closes at 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 21; submissions posted after 9 p.m. will not be included.

A total of 3 winners – 1st through 3rd places—will be selected by a panel of judges that include staff from Texas Historical Commission and Austin Museum Partnership. Prizes to be announced.

Winners will be announced the week following the contest. 

For more information on Austin Museum Day, visit or visit the event mobile guide.