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LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Betty Sue Flowers
The Library's director from 2002 to 2009 on her time at the helm
"...When Betty Sue Flowers became director of the LBJ Presidential Library in 2002, she had a hard act..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: All the Cake
Getting some free cake on LBJ's birthday is a rich tradition
"...We made it to the LBJ Library & Museum in July, during that tiny sliver..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Kate X Messer

Perspectives on the LBJ Library From the Directors
Three of the LBJ Library's directors offer their unique views on the institution
"..."I think that LBJ himself, Mrs. Johnson, and others who had a strong..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark Updegrove
The Library's director from 2009 to 2017 on LBJ's evolving legacy
"...Mark Updegrove came into the job of LBJ Presidential Library director with a vision, a vision involving..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark A. Lawrence
The Library's current director takes a historian's view
"...moment to enjoy being the new director of the LBJ Presidential Library before COVID came calling. His first day..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: "Lady Bird Johnson: Beyond the Willdflowers"
The LBJ Library exhibit shows sides of the First Lady you may not know
"...Lady Bird Johnson is that she has a lake and a wildflower center named after her, then you may..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library Director Steps Down
Mark Updegrove recalls “the greatest honor of my career”
"...The LBJ Library announced last week that Library Director Mark Updegrove..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The LBJ Presidential Library at 50
For five decades, the LBJ Library & Museum has been not only keeping history but also making history
"...doesn't show up on any lists of iconic local landmarks. It isn't the most monumental structure in the city..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

We Have an Issue: Why We’re Still Talking About LBJ
Reflections on the LBJ Library at 50, and a fond farewell to Food Editor Jessi Cape
"...plan of attack on our voting rights, it was LBJ's legacy that was invoked: A Texan signed the landmark..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Under the Stars and Maybe Some Space Aliens
The LBJ Library screens sci-fi classics
"...20th century that human affairs were being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than Man's. Yet, across the..."

March 27, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

LBJ Summit Returns to “Race in America”
Five years after landmark civil rights event, there's plenty to talk about
"...In 2014, the Lyndon B. Johnson Presi­dential Library and Museum marked the 50th anniversary of LBJ's signing..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

LBJ Swings Like the Pendulum Do
For a fun Sixties flashback – sans acid – see the LBJ Library's 'Signs of the Times: Life in the Swingin' Sixties'
"...Make like Austin Powers this weekend and travel back in time to the era of love-ins..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

War and Remembrance
Time Warner Cable and the LBJ Library and Museum hosted a local premiere of HBO Films' new LBJ film 'Path to War.'
"...on Wednesday evening, May 15. Directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Michael Gambon, Donald Sutherland, Alec Baldwin, and San..."

May 24, 2002 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

UT Hosting Debate on Visions of McCain and Obama
Event Thursday at LBJ School, free and open to public
"...haven't quite made up your mind on which presidential candidate to support, UT's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public..."

Oct. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Essential History Museums and Cultural Spaces
Fun for everyone from history buffs to kids who like hands-on science
"...Ever wondered where the “Come and Take It” meme first started? Want to dive into..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

LBJ Presidential Library Set to Reopen October 21
Masks will be required and social distancing encouraged
"...After closing down early in the pandemic and opening back up for less than a month,..."

Oct. 18, 2021 Arts Post by Adrienne Hunter

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a free day..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

Renaissance (and Baroque) Man
As a curator for UT's Blanton Museum of Art, Jonathan Bober played a pivotal role in securing the Suida-Manning and Steinberg art collections, thereby giving some of the world's great art a home in Austin.
"...a place, especially coming from such a refined figure, and yet given his position -- curator of prints, drawings,..."

April 4, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...Here comes the 23rd annual Austin Museum Day, citizen, that free celebration of art, culture, history,..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

Museum
The Blanton Museum of Art
"...Blanton shows diverse collections of art that open minds and eyes." – Sally Van Sickle..."

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...identified its first two cases of COVID-19 this morning and with that another wave of event cancellations in and..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

LBJ's Legacy and the Rise of Voter Suppression Laws
The Austin Chronicle Show on KOOP FM returns
"...It's been a long year and a half since The Austin Chronicle Show, our weekly..."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Nov. 3 General and Special Elections
Early Voting: Oct. 19-30
"...Early voting polls are open Monday-Saturday, 7am-7pm, and Sunday, noon-6pm, unless noted otherwise...."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature

Nov. 2 Joint General and Special Elections
Early voting continues through Friday, Oct. 29
"...Early voting polls are open Monday-Saturday, 7am-7pm, and Sunday, noon-6pm, unless noted otherwise. Central..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature

It All Began So Beautifully ...
LBJ Library and Museum houses Austin's key connection to Kennedy's assassination
"...As raw and unintentionally unkind as it sounds, the presidency of Lyndon..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

Burning Down the Sixties
They don't normally let dogs in the LBJ Library and Museum, but after Chronicle writer Jesse Sublett explained that he was talking about James Ellroy, the demon dog of American literature, they graciously made an exception.
"...They don't normally let dogs in the LBJ Library and Museum, but after I explained that I..."

June 29, 2001 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Psychedelic Acid Trope
Exhibits at the Bullock, Briscoe, and LBJ explore our recall of the Sixties
"...Close your eyes and say it out loud: "The Sixties."..."

July 18, 2014 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

This Terrible Moment
'All the Way' playwright Robert Schenkkan and its LBJ, Bryan Cranston, on JFK's assassination
"...Bryan Cranston had the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum all to himself. The Breaking..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing With These Texas Road Trips
Houston and other Texas sites celebrate the golden anniversary of the first lunar landing
"...if we could get there. Well, get there safely. And if we did manage to get there safely, nobody..."

May 17, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Music in Architecture – Architecture in Music
More songs about buildings and space
"...symposium, the School of Architecture's Center for American Architecture and Design, the College of Fine Arts, and the Butler..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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