State-Fish Art on Display in Austin

State-Fish Art on Display in Austin

Winning entries in the Texas division of the Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest will be on display at the Beverly S. Sheffield Education Center in Austin until July 5.

The Center is home to the Splash! exhibit at the entrance to Barton Springs pool in Zilker Park.

First-, second- and third-place winners in each of the four grade-level divisions of the contest are featured.

The Texas division of the State-Fish Art Contest is open to all students in grades K—12 in public, private and home schools. Information, rules and entry forms are available at The contest is sponsored by the Toyota Texas Bass Classic.

The Splash! exhibit offers a fun and exciting learning experience deep inside a simulated limestone cave. Multimedia displays and interactive exhibits demonstrate how the Edwards Aquifer was formed and how it maintains its average daily flow of 32 million gallons of water at Barton Springs.

Zilker Park is located in the heart of Austin at 2201 Barton Springs Road. The Education Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. Admission is free, but there is a $5 fee for parking between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

For more information call (512) 481-1466 or visit