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Briscoe Center Hosts Early Bird Explore UT Activities

February 26, 2012

People playing video games at Explore UTAUSTIN, Texas – Get an early start on Explore UT, "the biggest open house in Texas," at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. On Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., families, students, and educators will enjoy a variety of activities related to history and the Briscoe Center’s tremendous collections.

  • Play vintage games from the Videogame Archive (back by popular demand).
  • Become a famous Texan for the day! Make a mask of Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Quanah Parker, Stephen F. Austin or others.
  • Pose for a photograph and then attach the print to an old-fashioned carte de visite.

The Briscoe Center will be closed for research that day, but will re-open to researchers Monday, March 5, at 10:00 a.m.