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Austin Museum Day Highlights

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Austin Museum Partnership once again offers "Austin Museum Day." More than 20 museums and historic sites offer free admission and special activities today. See the full list of activities and participating venues at www.austinmuseums.org . Some of the highlights include:

What: "SculptFest" features members of the Texas Society of Sculptors who will demonstrate their techniques for working in wood, clay, wax and stone. Then, everyone is invited to tap into his inner sculptor and make a clay sculpture.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. www.umlaufsculpture.org

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What: Artists from Serie Print Project will teach children how to make their own original serigraph prints using the same silkscreening process featured in the "Serie XVII" exhibition.

When: Activities from noon to 2 p.m. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. www.mexic-artemuseum.org

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What: "Tailgate pARTy" on the plaza, a scavenger hunt through the museum's French drawings exhibition, "Storied Past," and the chance to participate in a large-scale community artworks.

When: Activities ongoing from 1 to 4 p.m. Museum hours: 1 to 5 p.m.

Where: Blanton Museum of Art, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Congress Ave. www.blantonmueum.org

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What: Beatles tribute band The Eggmen will add a 1960s vibe to the current exhibit "Left to Right: Radical Movements of the 1960s"

When: Music from 1 to 3 p.m. Museum hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: LBJ Library and Museum, 2313 Red River St.

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What: "Concert on the Zocalo" features Austin Symphony Orchestra's 40-piece wind ensemble in a program of music by Mexican composers

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center, 600 River St.