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Texas Book Festival Announces New CEO
Fundraising expert Marianne DeLeón steps into leadership role
" April to become chief development officer at the Harry Ransom Center (in the intervening period, TBF Deputy Director..."

Nov. 29, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

A New Chapter for Austin’s Small Bookstores
From serving neighborhoods to serving wine, how innovative local booksellers are filling the shelves
"...Austin houses the remarkable literary archive that is the Harry Ransom Center. It has one of the most well-regarded..."

Nov. 10, 2023 Arts Feature by Joe Gross

Austin Museum Day 2023
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...Christian-Green Gallery, 201 E. 21st St., Beauford H. Jester Center A232A (512) 471-0254 Facebook: @galleriesatut, Instagram:@galleriesatut, Twitter: @galleries_at_ut 11am..."

Sept. 14, 2023 Events Post

Harry Ransom Center Celebrates Movie Storyboards With Poster Giveaway
Grab some art this weekend at the "Drawing the Motion Picture" exhibit
" lovers and cinephiles equally - courtesy of the Harry Ransom Center and its current exhibition, "Drawing the Motion..."

April 8, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Museum Day 2022
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...Christian-Green Gallery, 201 E. 21st St., Beauford H. Jester Center A232A (512) 471-0254 Facebook: @galleriesatut, Instagram:@galleriesatut, Twitter: @galleries_at_ut 11am..."

Sept. 15, 2022 Events Post

Five Adventures for Museum Day
Porcupines, portraits, and plenty more to rekindle your love of learning
"...the Christian-Green Gallery, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Harry Ransom Center, the Dolph Briscoe Center, and the Bullock..."

Sept. 16, 2022 Arts Column by Richard Whittaker

We Have an Issue: Struggling to Find the Words
In this week's issue, we explore Austin's response to the overturn of Roe v. Wade
"...HRC: Robert De Niro will be feted at the Harry Ransom Center's Celebration of Film gala come September...."

July 1, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

Robert De Niro Joins Harry Ransom Center for a Celebration of Film
Gala and endowment will honor the Heat star
"...Hollywood is coming to the Harry Ransom Center at UT-Austin with the announcement that Robert..."

June 27, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

RIP Willie Siros, 1952-2022
Local literary lion and SF convention pioneer dead at 69
"...Austin, including working as a para-librarian at UT Austin's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (specializing in speculative fiction) and..."

Jan. 7, 2022 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
" reserve your spot: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

In Memoriam: Terrence McNally
Covid-19 complications claim the distinguished playwright
"...McNally has his literary archive here at the UT's Harry Ransom Center, and he has seen his plays widely..."

March 25, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...You can find yesterday's updated list of cancelled events..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

What Odd Circumstance Joins Austin’s L.B. Deyo With Gabriel García Márquez Even Beyond the Ransom Center’s Newly Revealed Archives?
Maybe it’s, what? Love, in the time of measles?
" on par with discovering ice, citizen, but UT’s Harry Ransom Center has the archives of Gabriel García Márquez..."

Feb. 3, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Faster Than Sound: Renovated Beerland Opens, Dozen Street on Its Way Out
Rounding up 2020 venue news plus all things Hi, How Are You Day
"...Radio, and more, streaming live at Wednesday, the Harry Ransom Center holds "Poetry on the Plaza" at noon,..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Day Trips: Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, Cuero
Chisholm Trail rides again
"...says that a lot of people made the history center – which began as an idea in 2000 and..."

Oct. 18, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
" books, art, and stories about our lively city. Harry Ransom Center300 W 21st St., (512) 471-8944,"

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

In Memoriam: Rhoda Winter Russell
Movement therapy pioneer who knew the greats of dance has died
"...of showdogs. She did donate several boxes to the Harry Ransom Center containing correspondence with Wigman, as well as..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Critics Table's Grand Tales
The winners of the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Vincent Valdez's “The City,” Blanton Museum of Art “Vaudeville!”, Harry Ransom Center Palace Theater in Georgetown..."

June 4, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Homes Tour: The Art of the Craftsman Style
John Ruskin's ghost will be nearby, eating breakfast tacos and smiling
"...come about because of the current exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, or is that just a happy coincidence?..."

April 24, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW 2019 Announces Art Programs
Seven installations and conference sessions on art scheduled
"...Arctic Passage Award-winning photographer and filmmaker, and Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow Louie Palu will call attention..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

How Costume Designer Edith Head Changed the Look of Hollywood
AFS Cinema spotlights films featuring the Oscar-winner's designs
"...collection assistant for Costumes and Personal Effects at the Harry Ransom Center. AFS Cinema presents Edith Head’s Hollywood through..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Screens Column by Jill Morena

Melany Jean’s Top 10 Fine Art Moments of 2018
Unforgettably textured sculptures, unsettling exhibitions, and unusual spaces made for a memorable year in art
"...OKORO: PUNK NOIR" (George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center) Okoro's larger-than-life portraits probed style, spirit, and substance to..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

Wayne Alan Brenner’s Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2018
Representational and digital art, plus theatre rooted in history proved especially mind-blowing this year
"...Room Theatre) The Hidden Room's Beth Burns and the Ransom Center's Eric Colleary collaborated to bring John Wilkes Booth's..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Austin Activities for the Whole Family
Got a house full of guests this holiday? Here’s how to entertain ’em.
" the largest IMAX screen in Texas) and the Harry Ransom Center, a research library and museum that hosts..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Events Post by Shalavé Cawley

2018 B. Iden Payne Award Winners
Top honors go to Drowsy Chaperone and Fixing Troilus
"...Amelia Turner, Howard Burkett, Booth’s Richard III, Hidden Room, Harry Ransom Center, and Austin Scottish Rite Theater Crystal Bird..."

Nov. 7, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

East Austin Studio Tour: Who Is Marc English?
That question will be answered, vividly, and pretty much in full
"...the years, distinct looks for The Criterion Collection, the Harry Ransom Center, Austin Film Society, Salvage Vanguard Theatre, Girlstart,..."

Nov. 6, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Review: Sophisticated Giant
The long-awaited bio of sax legend Dexter Gordon is here
"...era was done right here in Austin at UT’s Harry Ransom Center, which houses the archives of Ross Russell,..."

Oct. 23, 2018 Arts Post by Jay Trachtenberg

"Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance" at the Ransom Center
This evocative excavation into the artist's process of creating art and making books reveals the work of art is the completed book itself
" book Twentysix Gasoline Stations, Ed Ruscha chose the Harry Ransom Center as the home for his personal archives,..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Who Says There’s No Art Openings This Weekend?
Are you kidding, citizen? Are you, what, pulling our cultural leg?
"...the fantastic “De/Construction” show at Davis Gallery. And the Harry Ransom Center has a big Ed Ruscha exhibition going..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Looking For a Writing Class, Austinite?
Calling all writers sick of their cruel inner critics
"...Austin, home to the Harry Ransom Center that’s like the North American epicenter of..."

Sept. 9, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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