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Member Exclusive: Member Open House TOUR WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 6:30–8:30 P.M


New, recently upgraded, and Director's Circle level members are invited to enjoy an evening of special access to the Ransom Center. Invitation to the spring Open House is also extended to long-standing members of 5 or more years. Event is invitation only, and an RSVP is required.



Ransom Readers Book Club:
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen BOOK CLUB FRIDAY, May 31 AND SATURDAY, JUNE 1


Read the captivating account of acclaimed writer Peter Matthiessen's two-month search for the snow leopard in the Himalayas, a journey that led to both an exploration of the natural world and a discovery of inner peace. Enjoy a facilitated book discussion over lunch or happy hour with exclusive access to archival materials related to the novel. Refreshments, and parking at the Dobie Mall Garage are included. Registration is required and capacity is limited. Tickets and more information will be available on April 8.



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All programs and exhibitions are free unless otherwise noted.

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Event times are noted in Central Standard Time.

Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater seats 125. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance.

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Please request ASL or ADA accommodation at least five business days in advance by contacting Danielle Sigler at 512-232-5170 or by email.

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