Upcoming Events 

Grand Opening
Garden Party

Hosted at Flower Hill 
Sunday, November 10th 
2-5pm 

Join us in celebrating the 142nd anniversary of Flower Hill and the opening of our urban homestead museum! Gates open at 2pm and the programmed event begins at 2:30pm. 

 

Event Address:     

1316 W. 6th Street Austin, Texas 78703 

PLEASE NOTE: There is NO parking on-site for this event. Accessible parking and access information available upon request.

 

Parking Address:  

1312 W. 6th St Austin, TX 78703

The West Side Village Parking Lot located just east of the front gate entrance to Flower Hill on the corner of W 6th and Winflo Street.



Valerie Fowler's Art at Flower Hill
On View 11/10—12/13 
Artist-in-Residence 2018

Encore performance of the Flower Hill "Crankie" during the Garden Party on 11/10 with Brian Beattie & Valerie Fowler + Special Guest.

 

"Water Feature" by Valerie Fowler—part of her Art at Flower Hill series. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department and Women and Their Work.
 



Artist Talk
Robert Melton 

Thursday, November 7th
6-8pm — Talk begins at 6:30pm

Hosted at The MAW Gallery
1214 W 6th St #113, Austin, TX 78703
$15 suggested donation benefiting The Flower Hill Foundation

Limited tickets—Must RSVP to attend. 

Join us in celebrating the 2019 Artist-in-Residence, Robert Melton and his Flower Hill inspired film — Palimpsest. 

 

​"Palimpsest" by Robert Melton —Flower Hill Artist-in-Residence 2019

Ever as Ever

 

Happy Birthday, Miss Smoot! 
Friday, December 13th 
6:30-8:30pm 

Join us in celebrating Miss Smoot's 100th birthday! 
An evening of giving and gratitude to support the opening of the Flower Hill Urban Homestead Museum. 

Limited tickets—Must RSVP to attend. 
Tickets will go on sale November 15th. 
Invitation with RSVP and details to follow. 

Event Address:     

1316 W. 6th Street Austin, Texas 78703 

PLEASE NOTE: There is NO parking on-site for this event.Accessible parking and access information available upon request.

 

Parking Address:  

1312 W. 6th St Austin TX 78703

The West Side Village Parking Lot located just east of the front gate entrance to Flower Hill on the corner of W 6th and Winflo Street.

Miss Jane Smoot on the front porch of Flower Hill. 1920s 

Past Events 

The Flower Hill Suite

A fim by John Clarke 

We are thrilled to share this film by John Clark, The Flower Hill Suite. John documented local artist Valerie Fowler's crankie performance on the dining porch at Flower Hill in 2018.

The deepest gratitude to Valerie Fowler for her beautiful vision, to Brian Beattie for his captivating music, and to Amy Annelle for her stirring vocals and birdsong. 

 

Ever as Ever

12/10/18 

An Evening of Giving and Gratitude 

On behalf of the Flower Hill Board and our Trustee, I would like to express the deepest gratitude to those 79 stakeholders who joined us for this years Ever as Ever event. We raised over $10,000 and made countless connections.

 

We also wish to recognize our sponsors, Nightcap Restaurant and Natalie George Productions, for hosting and curating such an amazing evening!

 

If you were not able to attend the event, we hope that you will join us and become a Founding Donor to support Miss Smoot's vision and our development in 2019.

 

Valerie Fowler

 

Art at Flower Hill

 

Valerie Fowler has created a body of artworks: paintings, drawings and mixed media works, all inspired by the land and historic Austin home that is The Flower Hill Foundation. Formerly home to three generations of the Smoot family, now The Flower Hill Foundation, an Urban Homestead Museum, is striving to open its doors by Spring of 2019. A percentage of all artwork sales will go to the Flower Hill Foundation. 

 

Please Note: The Neill-Cochran House museum will graciously be hosting the artworks - placed thoughtfully throughout its historic rooms, as well as all associated events.

Neill-Cochran House Museum 

2310 San Gabriel Street 

Austin, Texas 78705

512-478-2335 

 

The Opening Reception: 

Saturday, Sept 1, 6-8pm

Including a "Crankie" performance by Fowler - "Flower Hill Crankie #1"

Accompanying live music - "The Flower Hill Suite" - written and performed by Brian Beattie and with a special guest vocalist - to be announced.

Plus Poetry!

Please join us! Light refreshments will be served.

$10 suggested donation benefits The Flower Hill Foundation

Artist Talk with Crankie Performance:

Wednesday, Sept 12, doors, 5:30, talk and performance, 6-7pm

Neill-Cochran House Museum 

2310 San Gabriel Street 

Austin, Texas 78705

512-478-2335 

This project was supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department and Big Medium.

1316 W. 6th Street Austin Texas 78703 / Physical Address

607 Pressler St. Austin Texas 78703 / Mailing Address

info@flowerhillfoundation.org   

512-305-3650

Flower Hill, preserving and cultivating Austin culture since 1877. 
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