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Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update


24th Annual Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update


Legendary live music, a burgeoning food scene and unique culture make Austin a great place to visit!  Here are a few favorite spots to check out while you are in town:

Bob Bullock State History Museum  

 This museum tells the 'Story of Texas' with three floors of interactive exhibits, a special effects show and Austin's only IMAX Theatre.  Mon-Sat 9 AM-6 PM, Sun 12-6 PM. Prices vary based on the attractions you wish to visit.

Texas State Capitol – an extraordinary example of late 19th century public architecture, the Texas State Capitol is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinct capitols. Free tours are available daily. For more information, contact the Visitor's Center: (512) 305-8402.

The University of Texas at Austin – founded in 1883, the University is one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation. Take a stroll around campus to view some of the oldest architecture in the city, including the Littlefield House, a statuesque Victorian built in 1893, that sits in the middle of the bustling campus. Or take a tour of the UT Tower to view the city skyline and learn a bit of campus history. Looking for some fun in the Arts? Check out the walking tour of the Landmarks Public Art Program or a performance at Texas Performing Arts.  A great place to begin your campus visit is with the Visitor Center, located on the 2nd floor of Walter Webb Hall on the northwest corner of Guadalupe & 25th Street: (512) 471-1000.

Blanton Museum of Art – located on the corner of MLK and Congress, on the UT campus, the Blanton is considered one of the foremost university art museums in the country and has the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas. Tues-Fri 10 AM-5 PM, Sat 11 AM-5 PM, Sun 1 PM-5 PM. Adult admission $9, Thursdays are Free to the public.

Stubb's BBQ

Head down to Red River Street for some legendary Texas BBQ, brews and live music. Or just pick up some of their famous Bar-B-Q Sauce to enjoy back at home.  Famous folks who have played Stubb's: Joe Ely, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Muddy Waters, Willie Nelson, & Johnny Cash. (512) 480-8341

Congress Avenue Bridge bats – during the summer nights, hundreds of people gather on or near the Congress Avenue Bridge to see the world's largest urban bat colony (over 1.5 million) emerge into the night.

Broken Spoke – celebrating the best in honky tonk music nightly! Grab your cowboy boots and scoot on down to the Spoke for nightly live music. Dance lessons and full available.  Hours vary: (512) 442-6189

Lady Bird Lake – located downtown, the lake is one of downtown's best amenities for the active crowd. Rent a kayak, canoe or paddleboard and see downtown from a whole new perspective. Or enjoy the more than 10 miles of flat trails that run on both sides of the lake and are excellent for walking or biking. Free (boat rentals carry a fee)


For more information on what Austin has to offer, visit:

ACPE The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Last Reviewed: July 16, 2012

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