Harry Ransom Center

MLK HOLIDAY HOURS: Galleries open regular hours; Reading Room closed

  • Poetry on the Plaza: The Words of Daniel Johnston
  • Gabriel García Márquez: The Making of a Global Writer
    UPCOMING EXHIBITION: Gabriel García Márquez: The Making of a Global Writer opens February 1.
  • Conservator examining an artwork
    READ MORE: Want insider information about new artifacts, exciting archival finds, and conservation projects? Read our magazine and follow our blog.
  • Modernist Networks
    GIVE TODAY: Join us on the next journey of an extraordinary 17th-century world map.
  • Pages from early printed books
    APPLY NOW: Pforzheimer Curator Aaron T. Pratt will offer a three-day seminar on the Long Lives of Early Printed Books.
  • PEN Collection
    WRITERS WITHOUT BORDERS: Digitized collection and teaching guides will aid in the study of human rights.
  • Galleries
    ALWAYS SOMETHING TO SEE: Visit the Gutenberg Bible (ca. 1455), the Niépce Heliograph (1827), Frida Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (1940), and special exhibitions throughout the year.
  • Reading and Viewing Room
    SEARCH THE COLLECTIONS: Find tools and techniques to access archival holdings, books and serials, and photographic collections.
  • Galleries
    OPEN EVERY DAY: The Center's galleries are free and open every day of the week.


Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center

Through February 2

Gabriel García Márquez

Opens February 1