Humanities Texas advances history, education, and culture through a variety of public programs. These programs offer Texans opportunities for learning and reflection, stimulate civic awareness, and ensure that the state's cultural and intellectual resources are accessible to a broad audience.

Texas Originals

This weekly radio program profiles individuals who have had a profound influence upon Texas history and culture.

Holiday Book Fair

Each December, Humanities Texas holds a Holiday Book Fair at the Byrne-Reed House supporting worthy humanities-related causes in Texas. 

Public Lectures

Humanities Texas sponsors distinguished lectures on a diverse range of topics, bringing noted scholars to audiences around the state.


Since its founding in 1973, Humanities Texas has published a number of books, reports, and monographs promoting the humanities and humanities scholarship.