CarverMuseumATX planning process

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CarverATX Phase II Planning: The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural, and Genealogy Center Phase II master planning will continue the previous planning efforts to guide future development in alignment with the community’s values, needs, and priorities.

The CarverMuseumATX facility expansion planning process will continue the previous planning efforts of the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural, and Genealogy Center and will guide future development in alignment with the community’s values, needs, and priorities.

Virtual Community Meeting #2: Initial Concepts - Oct. 3, 2020, 1 to 3 p.m. (click for more info)

This process will build off of the Feasibility Study for the Expansion of the George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center from 2000. The objective will be to develop a facility expansion plan update that takes into consideration the site’s current usage and changes to the surrounding area. Extensive community engagement will help inform the planning, design and development of a facility that reflects community sentiment.


The CarverMuseumATX facility expansion planning process will continue the previous planning efforts of the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural, and Genealogy Center and will guide future development in alignment with the community’s values, needs, and priorities.

Virtual Community Meeting #2: Initial Concepts - Oct. 3, 2020, 1 to 3 p.m. (click for more info)

This process will build off of the Feasibility Study for the Expansion of the George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center from 2000. The objective will be to develop a facility expansion plan update that takes into consideration the site’s current usage and changes to the surrounding area. Extensive community engagement will help inform the planning, design and development of a facility that reflects community sentiment.


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  • Community Meeting 1 - Feedback Opportunities

    about 2 months ago
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    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    The Austin Parks and Recreation Department hosted the first virtual community meeting discussing the facility expansion planning for the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural, and Genealogy Center. At the meeting, the planning team was introduced before giving site information, reviewing community input received so far, and facilitating small group conversations.

    Below is the video of the meeting followed by questions for you to provide feedback.


    Presentation (PDF)

    Questions:

    Q1: What facilities, resources, and amenities do you anticipate the future generations of Carver Museum users will need in order to sustain a thriving Black community?

    Q2: What additions do current users of the Museum need most urgently and how will this support the future growth and development of the Museum?

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