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New Member Reception and Open House

November 16, 2011

New and upgraded members of the Harry Ransom Center enjoyed an evening of insider access with tours, a conservation open house, screenprinting, and more.

Photos by Eric Pulsifer.




"Uncensored" Opening Celebration

September 9, 2011

Members of the Harry Ransom Center and guests enjoyed "Uncensored," the opening celebration for the exhibitions Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored and The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925.

Photos by Callie Richmond, Kelsey Robinson, and Pete Smith.




Member Mixology Event

April 29, 2011

Harry Ransom Center members enjoyed a curator's tour of Becoming Tennessee Williams and cocktails inspired by the work and era of Tennessee Williams.

Photos by Pete Smith.




New Member Reception and Open House

April 6, 2011

New and upgraded members of the Harry Ransom Center enjoyed an evening of insider access with tours, screen-printing, readings, and more.




Curator's Tour of Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century

February 22, 2011

Members at the Alliance, Guild, and Director's Circle levels enjoyed a private members-only tour and reception with Megan Barnard, Assistant Director for Acquisitions and Administration and exhibition curator.




"Wild at Heart" Reception

February 11, 2011

Members of the Harry Ransom Center and guests enjoyed "Wild at Heart," the opening celebration for the exhibitions Becoming Tennessee Williams and Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century.




"Wild at Heart" Streetcar Photos

February 11, 2011

Members of the Harry Ransom Center and guests enjoyed "Wild at Heart," the opening celebration for the exhibitions Becoming Tennessee Williams and Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century.

New Member Welcome Night

October 13, 2010

Insiders' open house and reception for new members.




A "Picture Perfect Evening"

September 10, 2010

Members of the Harry Ransom Center and guests enjoyed a "Picture Perfect Evening," the opening celebration for the fall exhibition, Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection.




The Thrill of the Chase

June 23, 2010

Members and their guests joined Director Tom Staley on June 23rd for a talk about the history of the Ransom Center, and tales of his adventures across Europe and the United States searching for manuscripts, archives, and books in the attics, basements, sheds, and leaky apartments of some of the greatest writers and artists of our time. A special exhibition case at the reception featured items mentioned in his talk.




Curator's Tour of Making Movies

April 1, 2010

Members at the Alliance, Guild, and Director's Circle levels enjoyed a private members-only tour and reception with Associate Curator of Film Steve Wilson.



Red Carpet Premiere for Making Movies

February 12, 2010




Red Carpet Premiere for Making Movies

February 12, 2010




Members Event
with the Ballet Austin Guild

November 18, 2009

Photos from reception and lecture for Guild and Director's Circle members of the Ransom Center and the Ballet Austin Guild. The evening included a talk about the Ballets Russes by Helen Adair, Associate Curator of Performing Arts at the Ransom Center, and a presentation on the history of ballet with Pei-San Brown, Community Education Director at Ballet Austin.



Opening Reception for
From Out That Shadow: The Life
and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe
and
Other Worlds: Rare Astronomical Works
for members and guests of the Harry Ransom Center

September 14, 2009



Members Reception
Hayden Herrera Lecture

June 18, 2009



Fritz Henle / The Persian Sensation
Opening Reception

February 2, 2009



Special event celebrating
the original scroll manuscript
of Jack Kerouac's On the Road

April 5, 2008

 

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