Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

email signup
Search Collections
Close this window





The Ransom Center does not share email addresses with other organizations. As an added measure of convenience, all emails contain an option to unsubscribe.


To install the next exhibition, Shakespeare in Print and Performance,
the galleries are closed from November 30 through December 21, when the exhibition opens.

The Gutenberg Bible and the First Photograph are on permanent display in the lobby.

December 2015

Jim Crace and Anthony Giardina READING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 7:30 P.M.

Share this event


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

Share this event

'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.

Give a year of exploration

Sign up to receive the most up-to-date information about the Ransom Center with our monthly eNews.

First name *

Last name *

Email address *

Zip code *

Yes, sign me up for eNews - A monthly newsletter that provides the latest news and happenings at the Harry Ransom Center

Printable Calendar

View or download PDF version of the calendar.

Event Calendar (PDF)

Delve deeper into the Ransom Center's collections and programs. Become a member today.
Become a fan

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.

Connect with the
Harry Ransom Center
Flickr YouTube RSS Audio Facebook Twitter

All programs and exhibitions are free unless otherwise noted. Your donation supports the Ransom Center's exhibitions and public programs.

Please be aware that Ransom Center events may be photographed and/or filmed. Your attendance constitutes your authorization for the Center to use your photograph, voice, or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the Ransom Center, including but not limited to marketing and promotion in both print and electronic forms.

Please request ASL or ADA accommodation at least five business days in advance by contacting Danielle Sigler at 512-232-5170 or by email.

Enjoy an exhibition tour. Book a docent-led group tour.
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.