The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) WESTERN FILM SERIES SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 3 P.M.
Jimmy Stewart and John Wayne star in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962). The film's central story, shown as a flashback, looks at the old west with a slightly cynical eye, heralding many Western films of the 1960s. Run time 123 minutes.
Attendees may enter to win a DVD set featuring James Stewart in Bend of the River, The Far Country, Night Passage, and The Rare Breed, and a set of Frank Reaugh postcards.
Closing Soon: Frank Reaugh TOUR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, NOON–5 P.M.
Visit Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West before it closes. Docent-led tours at noon and 2 p.m. The companion publication Windows on the West: The Art of Frank Reaugh will be available for purchase.
Jim Crace and Anthony Giardina READING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 7:30 P.M.
The Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin hosts readings by writers and visiting professors Jim Crace and Anthony Giardina. Crace's archive resides at the Ransom Center.
Holiday Shopping Crawl TOUR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12
'Tis the season to shop local! Join Austin's Cultural Campus for a holiday shopping crawl featuring artful treasures from the Blanton Museum, Bullock Museum, Harry Ransom Center, LBJ Library and Museum, and Texas Memorial Museum.
Mention Austin's Cultural Campus for a 20% discount at each institution.
Plus, sign up at any location to be entered in a special prize package drawing!
Hours and admission charges vary by institution.
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All events take place at the Ransom Center unless otherwise noted and are subject to change.
Event times are noted in Central Standard Time.
The contents of these presentations reflect the opinions of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the views of the Harry Ransom Center and/or The University of Texas at Austin.
Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Many programs are webcast live.
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The University Co-op presents the Harry Ransom Lectures
The Harry Ransom Lectures honor former University of Texas Chancellor Harry Huntt Ransom. The program brings internationally renowned writers, artists, and scholars to Austin for a public event and conversations with University students.