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"Light & Shadow" is now at capacity.

No tickets or memberships will be sold at the door.

We hope you can join us for the next opening event planned for February 2017 celebrating Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center.

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attend "Light & Shadow"

Celebrating Elliott Erwitt:
Home Around the World

Friday, September 9
7–10 p.m.

Harry Ransom Center
21st and Guadalupe

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Join us for "Light & Shadow," a party in black and white celebrating the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World.


At the event, enjoy:

  • A signature cocktail courtesy of Dripping Springs Vodka and wine from The Austin Wine Merchant
  • A photo booth
  • Live jazz on the plaza
  • Opportunity to win exhibition-themed prize package
  • After-hours look at the exhibition

Valet parking is available for $10 along 21st Street. Other nearby parking options include Dobie Mall Garage or street parking.

How to Attend
Ransom Center members receive free admission to the party and have the first chance to RSVP.

Not a member? Join today! With your membership, you will receive full benefits throughout the year, including exclusive member events, free parking and priority entry at Harry Ransom lectures, and first news of exhibitions and acquisitions. Purchase an Individual membership ($50) for one or a Dual membership ($90) to receive membership benefits for two.

To attend, all members must RSVP by Monday, August 29. A limited number of tickets will be available on August 30. Tickets and RSVPs are non-transferable.

After we receive your membership payment, you will get an email about how to RSVP and reserve your place for the opening party.

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



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

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Light & Shadow
Special thanks to:

Dripping Springs Vodka

Austin Wine Merchant

Hotel Ella

Goodalls Kitchen

Olive & June


Violet Crown Cinema

Austin School of Photography

Precision Camera & Video

Farewell Books