Harry Ransom Center
February 6 - July 16, 2017
An exhibition of items from the HRC's cultural collections. The show will feature "more than 250 items including, among many others, manuscripts of David Foster Wallace, Julia Alvarez, and Gabriel García Márquez, Henri Matisse's Jazz, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's spirit photographs, and the hat that accompanied the green curtain dress worn by Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind."
November 25 - December 31, 2017
The Ransom Center will be displaying the painting Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (1940) by Frida Kahlo.
An exhibition of more than 200 photographs by Elliott Erwitt. Erwitt is known for his images of dogs, cultural figures, and daily life. The show is...Read More
An exhibition of nearly 200 new acquisitions to the Harry Ransom Center’s photography collection. Pieces in the show range from the post-war expansion of photography...Read More
An exhibition of set designs, manuscripts, costumes, and various other items of ephemera relating to Shakespeare
An exhibition of works by Frank Reaugh, an artist who interpreted unsettled, Southwest America through the lens of American Impressionism. Reaugh rode with cowboys and ranchers...Read More
Presented in conjunction with the Ransom Center’s current exhibition Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Senior Research Curator of Photography Roy Flukinger will speak about the photography...Read More
Magnum Photos photographers have produced some of the most memorable images of the last century, shaping history and revolutionizing photography’s influence on modern culture. Founded...Read More
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...Read More
Photographer David Levinthal presents Toying with the Truth a talk presenting examples from his work from the last 40 years. Levinthal uses found toys and other objects...Read More
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...Read More
The Ransom Center hosts Jed Perl, Art Critic for The New Republic, for a discussion about the state of the art world and the future...Read More
When you drive on an interstate highway, attend a multimedia Broadway show, or watch a football game in an all-weather stadium, you owe a debt...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Edgar Allan Poe would be 200 this year. That’s as creepy as a ticking heart under the floorboards.
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)....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Dress Up: Portrait and Performance in Victorian Photography explores Victorian culture through the period