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SEPTEMBER 2017

Pop-Up Zócalo PREVIEW PARTY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 7 P.M.

Join us for "Pop-Up Zócalo," the members-only celebration for the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945. Enjoy signature cocktails, small bites, and live music. Members receive free admission; no tickets will be sold for this event. Capacity is limited.

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public 2017-09-08 19:00:00 2017-09-08 21:00:00 America/Chicago Pop-Up Zócalo Join us for "Pop-Up Zócalo," the members-only celebration for the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945. Enjoy signature cocktails, small bites, and live music. Members receive free admission; no tickets will be sold for this event. Capacity is limited. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Member Book Club: Sleepless Nights MEMBER EVENT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 11 A.M. AND 3 P.M.

Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick

Dive into the collections with our member book club! Join us for lunch or happy hour, and a lively discussion of Elizabeth Hardwick's Sleepless Nights. Hardwick's archive resides at the Ransom Center. View collection materials that provide insight into the author's writing process. Advance registration and payment are required. Parking is included. The book club will take place at the Ransom Center.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. lunch session at capacity
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. happy hour session at capacity

Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. If the event is at capacity and you would like to join the waitlist, please email membership@hrc.utexas.edu.

We are not able to offer refunds.

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public 2017-09-23 11:00:00 2017-09-23 17:00:00 America/Chicago Book Club: "Sleepless Nights" by Elizabeth Hardwick Dive into the collections with our member book club! Join us for lunch or happy hour, and a lively discussion of Elizabeth Hardwick's "Sleepless Nights." Hardwick's archive resides at the Ransom Center. View collection materials that provide insight into the author's writing process. Advance registration and payment are required. Parking is included. The book club will take place at the Ransom Center. Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Lyndsee Nielson Lyndsee.Nielson@austin.utexas.edu

Behind-the-Scenes Building Tour MEMBER EVENT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 11 A.M.

Cathy Henderson, Associate Director for Education and Exhibitions, and Jim Kuhn, Associate Director and Hobby Foundation Librarian, lead an exclusive behind-the-scenes, top-to-bottom tour of the Ransom Center, discussing the past and future of collection development and stewardship. Open to members at the Guild level and above; RSVP required; limited capacity.

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public 2017-09-30 11:00:00 2017-09-30 12:30:00 America/Chicago Behind-the-Scenes Building Tour Cathy Henderson, Associate Director for Education and Exhibitions, and Jim Kuhn, Associate Director and Hobby Foundation Librarian, lead an exclusive behind-the-scenes, top-to-bottom tour of the Ransom Center, discussing the past and future of collection development and stewardship. Open to members at the Guild level and above; RSVP required; limited capacity. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

OCTOBER 2017

Mexico Modern Cooking COOKING CLASS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 11 A.M.

Central Market, 4001 North Lamar

Join us for a cooking class with Central Market Cooking School chef Louis Ortiz, with a menu inspired by the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945. Pre-payment and registration required. More information on how to register soon.

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public 2017-10-15 11:00:00 2017-10-15 12:30:00 America/Chicago Mexico Modern Cooking Join us for a cooking class with Central Market Cooking School chef Louis Ortiz, with a menu inspired by the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945. Pre-payment and registration required. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Central Market Cooking School Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

NOVEMBER 2017

New Member Reception MEMBER EVENT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 7 P.M.

Enjoy a night of special access to the Ransom Center at this Director's Reception and New Member Open House. Invitation only; RSVP required.

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public 2017-11-15 19:00:00 2017-11-15 20:30:00 America/Chicago New Member Reception Enjoy a night of special access to the Ransom Center at this Director's Reception and New Member Open House. Invitation only; RSVP required. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Member Book Club: Scoop MEMBER EVENT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 11 A.M. AND 3 P.M.

Scoop by Evelyn Waugh

Dive into the collections with our member book club! Join us for lunch or happy hour, and a lively discussion of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop. Waugh's archive resides at the Ransom Center. View collection materials that provide insight into the author's writing process. Advance registration and payment are required. Parking is included. The book club will take place at the Ransom Center.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. lunch session at capacity
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. happy hour session at capacity

Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. If the event is at capacity and you would like to join the waitlist, please email membership@hrc.utexas.edu.

We are not able to offer refunds.

RENEW OR BECOME A MEMBER

public 2017-11-18 11:00:00 2017-11-18 17:00:00 America/Chicago Book Club: "Scoop" by Evelyn Waugh Dive into the collections with our member book club! Join us for lunch or happy hour, and a lively discussion of Evelyn Waugh's "Scoop." Waugh's archive resides at the Ransom Center. View collection materials that provide insight into the author's writing process. Advance registration and payment are required. Parking is included. The book club will take place at the Ransom Center. Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Lyndsee Nielson Lyndsee.Nielson@austin.utexas.edu

Upcoming Exhibition: Mexico Modern

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