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05.16.2019

The Longview News-Journal reports that the Gregg County Historical Museum in Longview will display Annexation: Celebrating Texas Statehood, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, from May 17 through June 15. 

05.14.2019

The El Paso Herald-Post reports that Humanities Texas will host a free screening of The Mark of War followed by Q&A with the film's director Ricardo Ainslie on May 14 at the Alamo Drafthouse-Montecillo in El Paso.

05.06.2019

The Kilgore News Herald reports that the East Texas Oil Museum in Kilgore will display Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, from May 7 through June 15.

05.03.2019

Houston Public Media reports that Humanities Texas will host a free screening of The Mark of War followed by Q&A with the film's director Ricardo Ainslie on May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Rice Cinema.

05.01.2019

The Jacksboro Herald-Gazette reports the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Lonesome Dove will be on display at the Jack County Museum from May 18 to June 29.

05.01.2019

The Houston Chronicle reports that Humanities Texas will host a screening of The Mark of War followed by Q&A with the film's director Ricardo Ainslie on May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Rice Cinema in Houston.

04.26.2019

MENAFN reports that the Witte Museum in San Antonio will display the exhibition The Art of Texas: 250 Years beginning May 4 made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas.

04.25.2019

The Gilmer Mirror reports that Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Island, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition is on display at the East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College through June 15.

04.16.2019

The Eagle reports that Humanities Texas will host a screening of The Mark of War followed by Q&A with the director Ricardo Ainslie at The Queen Theatre in Bryan on April 17 at 6:30 p.m.

04.11.2019

The Eagle reports that Humanities Texas will host two Veterans' Voices programs on April 12 and April 18 from 4–6 p.m. in Room 311 of the Glasscock Building on the Texas A&M University Campus.

04.10.2019

The Marlin Democrat reports that the Marlin Public Library will host a Riders on the Orphan Train program on April 22 made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas.

04.02.2019

Patch reports that the eleventh annual Texas Teen Book Festival will take place on October 12 in Georgetown. The program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

03.28.2019

The Cleburne Times Review reports that Southwestern Adventist University will display the traveling exhibition Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

03.26.2019

Lubbock Online reports that this Saturday Texas Tech will host the seventh annual International Arts & Culture Symposium which is sponsored in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

03.22.2019

The El Paso Herald Post reported that Joy and Suffering: EPMA's Collection of Mexican Retablos, an exhibition funded in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, is on display at the El Paso Museum of Art through May 5.

03.19.2019

My San Antonio reported that Advanced Learning Academy teacher Stephanie Cash received an Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award from Humanities Texas.

03.18.2019

Everything Lubbock reports that Mahon Library will host "Historic Buildings of Lubbock" on Saturday, March 23, with historian Dr. Monte Monroe. This event was made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

03.04.2019

The Del Rio News-Herald reports that Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, will be on display at the Whitehead Memorial Museum March 1–29.

02.28.2019

Everything Lubbock reported that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Way Things Were: Texas Settlers and Their Buildings, 1860s–1930s is on display at the Mahon Public Library March 3–31.

01.29.2019

Plano Magazine reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Black Art—Ancestral Legacy: The African Impulse in African American Art is on display at the Plano Public Library through February.

01.28.2019

The Valley Morning Star reports that Harlingen history teacher Linda Salinas received an Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.

01.28.2019

The Coppell Gazette reports that Janelle Pence is a recipient of an Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award from Humanities Texas.

01.28.2019

Red River Radio reports that The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, is on display at LeTourneau University in Longview now through March 1.

01.08.2019

The Temple Daily Telegram News reports that Lonesome Dove, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, will be on display at Bell County Museum beginning January 18.

11.13.2018

Focus Daily News reports that the Museum of International Cultures in Duncanville, Texas, will hold a week long World War I tribute from November 11 to 17. The event is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

11.05.2018

KTTZ reports that Premodern Bible, From the Dead Seas Scrolls to the Complutensian Polyglot Bible is on display at the Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock through March 3, 2019. This exhibition is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

10.26.2018

The Austin Chronicle reports that Humanities Texas will host a screening of The Mark of War, followed by Q&A with Director Ricardo Ainslie on October 28 at 3 p.m. at Austin Film Society.

10.22.2018

The Odessa American Online reports that Humanities Texas and the Texas Commission on the Arts will hold at free grants workshop on October 29 at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum.

10.09.2018

Kicker 102.5 reports that Southern Mourning Customs of the Victorian and Edwardian South will give tours of the Ace of Clubs House and P. J. Ahem House on October 20 and 27. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

10.09.2018

The Cleburne Times-Review reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas is on display at the Layland Museum through October 31.

09.28.2018

The Amarillo Pioneer reports that David Wallace Adams will give a lecture titled "Coming of Age on a Southwest Cultural Borderland: A New Mexico Story" at West Texas A&M University on October 7. This event is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

09.26.2018

KSCB News reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Cesar Chavez: In His Own Words is on display at Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kansas, as part of their Hispanic Heritage Month programming through October 15.

09.24.2018

The Houston Chronicle reported that Jersey Village High School teacher Kim-Ling Sun won a 2018 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities award.

09.13.2018

Liberal First reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez is on display September 17 to October 15 at the Seward County Community College library in Liberal, Kansas.

09.10.2018

The Longview News-Journal reports that The Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, is on display through October 7 at LeTourneau University in Longview.

09.04.2018

The Temple Daily Telegram reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy is on display at the Bell County Museum in Belton until December 29.

09.04.2018

BR Proud reports that Images of Valor: U.S. Latinos and Latinas in World War II, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, is on display at the USS KIDD Veterans Museum in Baton Rouge through October 31.

08.30.2018

The Valley Town Crier reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries is on display at the Mission Historical Museum. 

08.27.2018

The Valley Morning Star reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Cartooning Texas: One Hundred Tears of Cartoon Art in the Lone Star State is currently on display at the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum.

08.23.2018

Sulphur Springs News-Telegram reports that Ryan Petty, a Cumby Independent School District history teacher, attended the Humanities Texas summer institute "The Gilded Age" in Dallas.

08.22.2018

The Gilmer Mirror reports that the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution will be on display from September 7 through October 7 at LeTourneau University in Longview.

08.14.2018

The Valley Morning Star reports that the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum and the RGV Museum Association will host the opening reception for the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Cartooning Texas: One Hundred Tears of Cartoon Art in the Lone Star State on Thursday, August 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.

08.01.2018

The Madisonville Meteor reported that North Zulch ISD history and English teacher Joan Osth was selected to attend the Humanities Texas summer institute, “Teaching the American Literary Tradition,” in San Antonio. 

07.27.2018

The Burleson Star reports that Steffanie Johnson, English teacher at Burleson High School, attended the Humanities Texas summer institute titled "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" in Austin.

07.27.2018

The Times Record News reports that Humanities Texas and the Texas Archive of the Moving Image will host the Wichita History Harvest and Texas Film Round-Up on August 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Public Library.

07.27.2018

The Katy Times reports that Tompkins High School English teacher Lynnette Lyons attended "Teaching the American Literary Tradition," a Humanities Texas summer institute in San Antonio. Katy High School U.S. history teacher Rebecca Lacquey attended the Humanities Texas summer institute titled "America in the 1920s and 1930s" held in Austin.

07.27.2018

The Marshall News Messenger reports that Raegan Stearns will present a lecture titled "UNSHUTTERED: Picturing African American Life and Culture" on August 4 at the Marshall Public Library. This lecture is free to the public and was made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

07.26.2018

The South Austin Patch reported that the Texas Teen Book Festival has announced the line up of authors for their event on October 6. This program is funded in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

07.25.2018

The Orange Leader reports that West Orange-Stark Middle School U.S. history teacher Ulysses Hobbs attended “The American Colonies,” a Humanities Texas summer institute held in Houston.

07.25.2018

The Weatherford Democrat reports that Angela Russell, English teacher at Compass Center, participated in the Humanities Texas ELA summer institute “Teaching the American Literary Tradition" in San Antonio.

07.25.2018

My Plainview reports that Ash High School English teacher Nicole Abell participated in the Humanities Texas ELA summer institute titled “Teaching the American Literary Tradition” in San Antonio.

07.19.2018

The Athens Daily Review reports that Cross Roads High School English teacher Kimberly Sherrell attended the Humanitites Texas summer institute titled "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" in Austin.

05.09.2018

The Jacksonville Progress reports that Caddo Mounds State Historic Site received the 2018 Paul E. Buchanan Vernacular Architecture Award for the construction of a grass house. The house is an educational tool for visitors, helps preserve Caddo building traditions, and was made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

04.09.2018

The South Bend Tribune reports that Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States, a Humanities Texas traveling exhibition, is on display at the St. Joseph County Public Library through April 30 .

03.19.2018

The Del Rio News-Herald reports that the Whitehead Museum will feature the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition In His Own Worlds: The Life and Work of César Chávez beginning March 24.

03.05.2018

The Huntsville Item reported that Charlie Rhodarmer was the featured speaker for Huntsville's 37th annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston Birthday Celebrations. This event was made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

02.28.2018

The Del Rio News-Herald reports that Whitehead Memorial Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate now through March 23.

02.07.2018

Everything Lubbock reported that the Patterson Branch Library will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Black Art—Ancestral Legacy: The African Impulse in African American Art from February 12 through March 12.

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.

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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