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Fall 2001 Newsletter

Exhibitions & Events - Fall 2001

September

Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer
September 10­December 18, 2001 - Monday­Friday 8­4:30
Also open Saturday and Sunday, September 29­30, 12­5:00 (Parents Weekend)
Sunday, October 14, 12­5:00 (Austin Museum Day)
Leeds Gallery - 4th floor - Flawn Academic Center
Our 100 photographs of 19th-century British artistic photographer Henry Peach Robinson.


Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer
Opening Reception - Thursday, September 20, 5­6:30



October

Fourth Annual Austin Museum Day
From Gutenberg to Gone With The Wind: Treasures from the Ransom Center
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Sunday - October 14, 9:00­5:00
Tours with exhibition curators.
Cultural and literary icons from the collections at the Ransom Center.


Fourth Annual Austin Museum Day
Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer
Sunday - October 14, 12­5:00
Leeds Gallery - Flawn Academic Center
Tour with exhibition curator, 1:00 p.m.


A Most Rare Vision: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
October 19 - November 2
Knopf Room - 4th floor - Flawn Academic Center
Monday­Friday 8­4:30 p.m.
In conjunction with the program Actors from the London Stage at The University of Texas at Austin and the Liberal Arts Council, this exhibition highlights some of the Ransom Center's noted Shakespearean material. The program also includes public performances, lectures, and films. Please contact Friends of Actors from the London Stage at 512.471.8876 or www.en.utexas.edu/programs/acter.html.


Pforzheimer Lecture
The Making and Selling of the Gutenberg Bible
Thursday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.
Bass Lecture Hall
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Paul Needham, Librarian of the Scheide library at Princeton University will be speaking on the controversy'surrounding the Gutenberg Bible and whether it actually was the first book printed in moveable type.



November

Ravel Trio Performance
Saturday, November 3 - 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
A. Mozart Fest, the noted Austin chamber music organization, will perform Maurice Ravel's Trio (for piano, violin, and cello, 1914), the original manuscript of which resides at the Ransom Center. A few words will be spoken about the manuscript's history and how it came to the Center. For more information call 512.371.7217.


DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN PUBLIC LECTURE
POSTPONED
Bass Lecture Hall
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
David Douglas Duncan will give the inaugural lecture which has been established in his name. A reception will follow the lecture in the Great Hall.


POETRY OFF THE PLAZA
Wednesday, November 14 - Noon
Architecture Courtyard - Goldsmith Hall
The University of Texas School of Architecture
Only one Poetry on the Plaza will be held this semester. In keeping with the University's response to the national tragedy, it will be a memorial with sacred texts in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11.



Continuing Spring 2002

FROM GUTENBERG TO GONE WITH THE WIND: TREASURES FROM THE RANSOM CENTER
Through May 2002
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Open everyday, except Christmas, from 9­5:00



Coming Spring 2002

JOHN STEINBECK: A CENTENARY EXHIBITION
Leeds Gallery - 4th floor
Flawn Academic Center



Online Exhibitions

REFLECTIONS IN A LOOKING GLASS: A LEWIS CARROLL EXHIBITION
Examines Lewis Carroll's life, work, photography and his friendships with children.


WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS CIRCLE
Reformer, designer, poet, novelist, and publisher, William Morris was a towering figure of the nineteenth century. This exhibition races the themes that wove together his life and work.


GONE WITH THE WIND
Chronicles the making of the landmark 1939 film using QuickTime videos, original documents and photographs from the archive of producer David O. Selznick.



Online Publications

DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN: ONE LIFE, A PHOTOGRAPHIC ODYSSEY


AUNT DICEY TALES: JOHN BIGGERS' DRAWINGS FOR THE FOLKTALE


ISLANDS OF ORDER: A DECADE OF COLLECTING


"TO HELP THE WORLD TO SEE": AN ELIOT ELISOFON RETROSPECTIVE


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