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01.03.2018

Everything Lubbock reported that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Treasures of Tutankhamun will be on display at the Patterson Branch Library January 8 to February 5.

01.03.2018

The Texarkana Gazette reported that Pleasant Grove High School art teacher Nicole Brisco received a 2017 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching Award.

01.02.2018

The Digital Journal reported that the Witte Museum will host the Tricentennial Speakers Conference "Conversations of Confluence: The Story of San Antonio" in March. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

11.22.2017

The Waco Tribune-Herald reported that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Way Things Were: Texas Settlers and Their Buildings is on display at the Earle-Napier-Kinnard House through December 3.

11.20.2017

The Valley Morning Star reported that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Texas Writers was on display at the Texas State Technical College San Benito Writers Forum thanks in part to a grant from Humanities Texas.

11.14.2017

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported that Tuloso-Midway High School English teacher Sarah Walker received the Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award from Humanities Texas.

11.13.2017

The Valley Morning Star reported that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, Texas Writers, provided a backdrop for students and professors to discuss how to be a writer at the Texas State Technical College author’s forum. Use of the exhibition was made possible by a grant from Humanities Texas.

10.23.2017

The San Antonio Express-News reported that North East Independent School District’s International School of the Americas English teacher Ryan Sprott was awarded the Humanities Texas James F. Veninga Outstanding Teaching Award.

10.16.2017

The Valley Morning Star reported that Texas State Technical College will host Texas Writers, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition. The exhibition is part of their third annual Humanities Symposium which runs from October 23 through November 17.

10.13.2017

The Star-Telegram reports that Colleyville Heritage AP U.S. government and macroeconomics teacher Wes Waters is a recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award from Humanities Texas.

09.13.2017

The Collegian reports that the Humanities Texas Traveling exhibition Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries will be on display September 15-October 14 at the Walsh Library in Fort Worth, Texas.

09.12.2017

The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports that The University of Texas at Tyler is hosting three day-long workshops to train participants to document and promote local history. The workshops begin September 23 and are made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

09.12.2017

The Daily Yonder reports that “Voices from Small Places” will conduct trainings to help more people learn how to research, archive, and share stories about small rural communities beginning September 23. The workshops are free and are made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

09.07.2017

The Valencia County News-Bulletin reported that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Crossroads of Empire: Early Printed Maps of the American Southwest is on display at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts during September. The exhibition is featured in conjunction with the museum’s Historic Maps of the Southwest exhibition which is open through December 31.

08.22.2017

The Abilene Reporter-News reported that four Abilene and Big Country teachers attended two Humanities Texas teacher institutes in June. Kimberly Blaylock, a history teacher at Clack Middle School, attended "Founding a New Nation" in Austin, while Brian Castleberry, an English teacher at Cooper High School; Patricia Snow, a history teacher at Abilene High School; and Garlon Dale Freeman, a history teacher at Lueders-Avoca High School, attended "The Cold War" in Lubbock.

08.11.2017

The Valley Morning Star reported that K–5 dual language teachers from Edcouch-Elsa ISD, McAllen ISD, and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD attended a special workshop titled “Culturally Relevant Education through Social Studies.” This workshop was made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

07.31.2017

The Katy Times reports the three Katy Teachers attended Humanities Texas Institutes this past June. Texas and U.S. history teacher Amy Wills attended “Founding a New Nation” in Austin. U.S. and world history teacher Christopher Snyder attended “The Two World Wars” in College Station. Finally, junior high science teacher Roy Reyes attended “Three Centuries of Texas History” in Denton.

07.31.2017

The Hill Country Community Journal reports that Donna Tolbert, a U.S. history and government teacher, attended the Humanities Texas summer institute “The Two World Wars” in College Station.

07.27.2017

The Bandera County Courier reports that there are only a few days left to see the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition “Rural Texas Women at Work, 1930–1960.” This exhibition is on display at the Bandera Library through July 31, 2017.

07.26.2017

The Gainesville Daily Register reports that Callisburg Middle School’s Corey Whittington attended “Three Centuries of Texas History,” a Humanities Texas teacher institute this past June in Denton.

07.24.2017

The Big Spring Herald reports that Texas and U.S. History and special education teacher Joe Mireles of Coahoma Junior High was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute “Founding a New Nation” in Austin.

07.18.2017

The Sulphur Springs News-Telegram reports that Yantis High School teacher Jamie VanWinkle was chosen to attend the Humanities Texas teacher institute titled “Two World Wars” in College Station this past June.

07.18.2017

The Odessa American online reports that five Odessa teachers attended various teacher institutes held by Humanities Texas. Brandy Hoelscher, Valentina Rivera, and Matthew Olgin all attended “Founding a New Nation” in Austin. Michael Wallace attended “Three Centuries of Texas History” in Denton and Angela Ellis attended “Writing Texas” in Houston.

07.17.2017

The Temple Daily Telegram reports that South Belton Middle School teacher Nicholas Edwards attended the Humanities Texas institute “Founding a New Nation” in Austin.

07.14.2017

The Alice Echo News Journal reports that Adams Middle School U.S. and Texas history teacher Roberto Martinez participated in the Humanities Texas teacher institute “Founding a New Nation” this past June.

07.12.2017

The El Paso Herald-Post reports that the El Paso Museum of History will be holding a lecture series entitled “Focus on Perspectives” beginning July 13, 2017, at 6 p.m. Monthly lectures will take place through October 10, 2017. This lecture series is made possible by a grant from Humanities Texas.

07.11.2017

The North Texas e-News reports that Bonham Public Library will present "Riders on the Orphan Train" on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public and is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

07.11.2017

The Laredo Morning Times reported that two Midland ISD teachers were selected to attend Humanities Texas institutes in June 2017. Midland High School U.S. history teacher Shawnda Vines attended "The Cold War" institute at Texas Tech University. San Jacinto Junior High School Texas history teacher David Zeigler attended "The Two World Wars" at Texas A&M University.

07.10.2017

The Marshall Democrat-News reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States is on display at the Marshall Public Library until July 21, 2017.

07.10.2017

The Big Spring Herald reported that Big Spring's Heritage Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Russell Lee Photographs now through August 12, 2017.

12.01.2011

Old House Journal featured the Byrne-Reed House restoration in the cover story "The Remarkable Transformation of the Byrne-Reed House."

09.01.2011

The Byrne-Reed House restoration was featured in the article "Unwrapped" in Preservation magazine.

07.01.2011

Texas Architect highlighted the Byrne-Reed House restoration in the article "Unwrapped."

07.01.2011

Humanities magazine featured the Byrne-Reed House in the article "A Texas-Sized Renovation."

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