Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

email signup Blog Video Facebook Twitter Instagram


Friday, March 2, 2012, 6–8 P.M.

Share this event

Eat, drink, and be merry (Luke 12:19) at this opening reception for the exhibition The King James Bible: Its History and Influence.

Enjoy a royal photo booth, screenings in the theater curated by filmmaker Tommy Swenson, light hors d'oeuvres, seventeenth-century English music performed by musicians from The University of Texas at Austin's Butler School of Music, and more.

Ransom Center members receive complimentary admission and valet parking at this event on Friday, March 2. If you are not yet a member, you may purchase tickets to the opening for $20 (valet parking included).

Guests will be eligible to win a "King for a Day" prize and will learn about the influence of the King James Bible on literature, art, film, and everyday speech.

Become a member online using the below link or by calling 512-232-3669.


Advance tickets are no longer available to purchase online. You may purchase a ticket at the door for $20.

Members of the Harry Ransom Center enjoy insider access and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the cultural wonders we keep secure for the future. In addition to the exhibition openings, we offer member benefits such as invitations to private exhibition and collection tours; valet parking at select events; and the latest news of acquisitions, programs, and more. We invite you to join today to experience all that the Ransom Center has to offer.


For more information regarding the Membership Program, please contact membership@hrc.utexas.edu.

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

Sign up for eNews, the Ransom Center's monthly newsletter, which highlights the month's news, exhibitions, and programs.

Subscribe to eNews

Join us for Kings & Creators at the Harry Ransom Center. Eat, drink, and be merry (Luke 12:19)
Special thanks to:

Austin Wine Merchant

Dripping Springs Vodka

Vinyard Brands

Angeli Carriages

Austin Sugarworks

Butler School of Music

Capital City Scribes

Dr. Kracker

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Kirkus Reviews

Tara Welch Photography

Texas Performing Arts

Texas Rain Water

Tommy Swenson

Tommy's Foods

Violet Crown Cinema

Wink Restaurant