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Woman Walks Into an Auditorium
Nicole Krauss reads on the UT campus tonight
"...for a reading, signing, and chat at the Harry Ransom Center's Jessen Auditorium...."

Sept. 20, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Out of Commission
The curious saga of 20 portraits of British literary greats that UT paid Feliks Topolski to paint, then didn't show for decades
"...Greats," being exhibited now with great fanfare at the Ransom Center, did not get a lot of love from..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Imagined Mexico
A personal guide to three exhibits on Mexico through one bifurcated perspective
"...The three institutions – the Ransom Center, the Blanton Museum of Art, and Mexic-Arte Museum..."

April 16, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Absolutely Confabulous
Austin Public Library's New Fiction Confab focuses on buzz over brawn
"...presenting as well, alongside Mary Miller, a recent Michener Center for Writers graduate making her debut with a roadtrip..."

April 18, 2014 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Long Way Home
Considering the art of the map, as inspired by two local exhibitions and a housewarming party
"...Now, though, I've been to the Ransom Center exhibition "Images of the World: Maps, Globes, and..."

May 20, 2005 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living
In Houdini Speaks to the Living, Hidden Room Theatre resurrects two dead celebrities for a spirited battle
"...from materials in the deep archives of Austin's Harry Ransom Center...."

Oct. 21, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
" theatre and one renovated theatre, a new cultural center, and a new three-venue performing arts center – almost..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT Acquires McSweeney's Archive
Ransom Center will host first editions, correspondence, and more
"...coming to live at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center...."

July 31, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

A Cabinet of Drawings
The Ransom Center reminds us of the power of seeing originals over reproductions
"...Harry Ransom Center..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Revealing Poses
How the Victorians presented themselves to the camera explains a lot about them – and us
"...around in the excellent current exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, "Dress Up: Portrait and Performance in Victorian Photography"..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Confederate Statue Report Released
UT task force recommends taking action
"...the west of the Littlefield Fountain, to the Briscoe Center for American History, the Blanton Museum, the Texas Memorial..."

Aug. 10, 2015 News Post by Mac McCann

Shakespeare's First Folio
Why the first collection of the Bard's plays is such a big deal and cause to celebrate on his 400th death anniversary
"...original copies still exist. The University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center has three, all on view in its "Shakespeare..."

March 18, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Generation
The 2011 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...the outskirts of the city, she made it Austin's center of aesthetic activity, hosting salons that drew officials from..."

June 3, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 'It' Perspective
Photographer Fritz Henle seen through the lens of Austin image-maker Matthew Fuller
"...In "Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty," the Harry Ransom Center has shone a spotlight on a photographer whose..."

June 12, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

David Mamet: Textual Perversity From Chicago
For his first residency at UT, Mamet discusses his work and career in a public conversation
"...When the Harry Ransom Center acquired the papers of dramatist, screenwriter, director, teacher,..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Technologies of Writing'
You can see the history of the ancient and modern worlds through the most central of human expressions in the Ransom Center's 'Technologies of Writing' exhibit
"...In every way imaginable, writing is at the center of our lives. Writing is memory, recording everything from..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Shepherding Shepard
The material legacy of playwright Sam Shepard calls Central Texas home
" the north, at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center. According to HRC Assistant Director for Acquisitions and..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive
This photography exhibition at the Ransom Center demonstrates the life of archives
"...'Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive'Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st, 512/471-8944 Through August 4..."

July 19, 2013 Arts Review by Matthew Irwin

Don't Stop Thinkin' About Tomorrow
Norman Bel Geddes didn't – and we're still dreaming about his future
"...Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America," at the Harry Ransom Center through Jan. 6, 2013 – you'll see those..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Powers of Tenn
Talking Tennessee Williams' genius with critic John Lahr
"...intensely prolific reviser comes through clearly in the Harry Ransom Center exhibition "Becoming Tennessee Williams," which explores the first..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ansel Adams: Revelations
The Ransom Center exhibition 'Ansel Adams: A Legacy' lets you experience the works of the best-known of American photographers as art rather than commerce
"...Adams: A Legacy" at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center...."

Nov. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

"The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books"
"The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books" at the Ransom Center is a terrific show that recalls the exuberance and true freedom of an earlier America through collaborations by visual artists and writers in printed books
"..."The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books"Harry Ransom Center, through Oct. 3..."

May 21, 2004 Arts Review by Madeline Irvine

The Bullock in the Museum Shop
Supporters say the Bullock History Museum has acted as a catalyst for smaller local museums.
" facilities are on the UT campus. The Harry Ransom Center is scheduled to open its new display area..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

An Eye for History
"'s work which were recently acquired by UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, I realize that the 400 photographs,..."

April 23, 1999 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Choreographer Deborah Hay is welcomed home from New York, Doyle Bramhall rocks the house at Zach, and new plans for the Long Center are being unveiled
"...choreographer and dancer Deborah Hay got at UT's Harry Ransom Center on March 31. The Austin Arts Hall of..."

April 9, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Piece of Work: Crab Trap
On a visit to the inaugural exhibition for UT's newly renovated Harry Ransom Center, writer Madeline Irvine finds herself seduced into the silent undersea world of Karen Glaser's photograph Crab Trap.
"...Harry Ransom Center, through Sept. 14..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

Look Back in Wonder
The British Invasion, Part One: Theatre, 1956-1996
" the heart of Texas. That's when UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRHRC) convenes the 1996 Flair Symposium,..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Howdy, Pardner!
In 2010, the watchword among Austin creatives was 'collaboration'
"...reinvented venue openings in the fall: the Visual Arts Center on the University of Texas campus, built by Lake|Flato..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Another Round of Praise
Nominations for the 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"..."On the Road with the Beats," Harry Ransom Center, curator: Ransom Center staff..."

May 9, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Writer/Folklorist Kay TurnerBetween Us
"...Kay Turner: Author...Folklorist...Activist...Musician...photograph by Jana Birchum Surprisingly, Between Us:..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

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