Harry Ransom Center

Harry Ransom Center



21st and Guadalupe

Austin, TX 78713



Harry Ransom Center

June 29 - July 15, 2018

"The exhibition features the Ransom Center's extensive holdings of Harry Houdini, Tony Pastor, and Florenz Ziegfeld, among others, to show the development of vaudeville's highly organized form and its long-lasting impact on contemporary film, television, and comedy."


A Conversation with David Magee

Austin Film Festival announces A Conversation with David Magee, writer of Life of Pi and Finding Neverland, on adaptation, writing for imaginative worlds, and using...

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Arnold Newman: Masterclass

This exhibition explores the career of photographer Arnold Newman (1918–2006), who created iconic portraits of some of the most influential innovators, celebrities, and cultural figures...

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Postcards from America

As part of their Postcards from America tour, five Magnum photographers discuss photography and ways to picture America. In the first of a series of...

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Discovering the Language of Photography

Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection draws from the collection of Helmut and Alison Gernsheim. The exhibition features masterpieces from photography’s first 150...

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Making Movies

Making Movies features original scripts, storyboards, production photos, call sheets and screenplays from the Ransom Center’s extensive film collections! The exhibition emphasizes the collaborative nature...

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Frida Kahlo

The Harry Ransom Center welcomes back one of its most famous and frequently borrowed art works, Frida Kahlo’s Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (1940)....

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Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty

This exhibition celebrates the art of photographer Fritz Henle, and "coincides with the centenary of his birth in Germany. Featuring more than 125 seminal works...

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Jess: To and From the Printed Page

The work of Beat culture artist Burgess Collins, better known as Jess, "explores his ongoing dialog between visual images and printed text. Imaginative collage works...

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