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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 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.

07.31.2017

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.

07.27.2017

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 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.

07.18.2017

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.

07.17.2017

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 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.

07.11.2017

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.

07.10.2017

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.

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.

04.05.2017

The Paper of North Houston reported that the Lone Star College-Tomball music program has been awarded a Humanities Texas mini-grant for their project, Music's Passion and History's Pull: Gounod's Romeo and Juliette.

04.01.2017

The Mineral Wells Index reported that the Palo Pinto Old Jail Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams beginning in June.

03.31.2017

The Temple Daily Telegram reported that the Bell County Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Citizens at Last: The Women Suffrage Movement in Texas through May 20.

03.03.2017

The Del Rio News-Herald reported that the Whitehead Memorial Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Cartooning Texas: One Hundred Years of Cartoon Art in the Lone Star State this March.

03.02.2017

The Bandera County Courier reported that the Bandera Public Library will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience this March.

01.23.2017

The Marshall Democrat-News reported that Missouri Valley College's Murrell Library will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Dust Bowl this February.

01.06.2017

Dallas Weekly reports that The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture has announced that the 12th Annual MLK Symposium, "MLK's Legacy: Issues of Social Justice in the 21st Century," will be Monday, January 16, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District. The Symposium is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

11.11.2016

The Mineral Wells Index reported that the Palo Pinto Old Jail Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibitions Destination Mexico and Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries this November.

10.16.2016

The Laredo Morning Times recognized LBJ High School teacher Ana Cristina Martinez as a recipient of a 2016 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.

10.13.2016

The Picayune reported that the Johnson City Library will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Russell Lee Photographs from October 17 to November 12.

10.08.2016

The Laredo Morning Times reported that the Texas A&M International University Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Shakespeare through October 31.

09.25.2016

The El Paso Herald-Post reported that the Texas Trost Society is opening multiple exhibitions throughout downtown El Paso sponsored in part by Humanities Texas.

09.14.2016

The Yuma Sun reported that the San Luis Library in San Luis, Arizona, will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez through October 15.

09.02.2016

The Mineral Wells Index reported that the Palo Pinto Old Jail Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Miguel Covarrubias: Caricaturista through October 8.

08.20.2016

The Katy Times reported that Westside High School English teacher Drue Harris was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2016.

08.13.2016

The Weatherford Democrat reported that Millsap Middle School U.S. history teacher Ann Graham was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America from Jefferson to Jackson" at the University of Houston in June 2016.

08.09.2016

The Killeen Daily Herald reported that Rancier Middle School U.S. history teacher Janine Fischbach was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "From Colonists to Revolutionaries" at The University of Texas at San Antonio in June 2016.

08.04.2016

The Borger News–Herald reported that Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips CISD English language arts teacher Susi Seaman was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at El Paso in June 2016.

08.04.2016

The Deer Park Broadcaster reported that Bonnette Junior High School U.S. history teacher Justin Kouba was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "From Colonists to Revolutionaries" at The University of Texas at San Antonio in June 2016.

08.03.2016

The Spring Observer reported that Dekaney High School U.S. history teacher Robert Mallory and Bailey Middle School U.S. history teacher Crystal Parliament were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America from Jefferson to Jackson" at the University of Houston in June 2016.

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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