AT A GLANCE
Please join the Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin for a special program held in conjunction with its current major exhibition, Present/Past: The Robert Polidori Photographic Archive. The event features photographer Robert Polidori joined in conversation with Steven Hoelscher.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of Tom Wright, documentary photographer and manager for some of the most legendary acts in rock and roll.
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the donation of the David Berg Papers, an important addition to the center’s collections on legal history and social justice.
April 7, 2022 – September 30, 2022 Briscoe Center for American History, Austin, Texas Weatherby Gallery
Briscoe Center for American History, Austin, Texas Main Exhibition Gallery, Sid Richardson Hall Unit 2
By Joan Myers and William deBuys This haunting new collection of photographs by Joan Myers, accompanied by a short story by William deBuys, documents the changing landscape and culture of the American West.
By Thorne Dreyer Journalist and activist Thorne Dreyer interviews journalists, politicians, artists, and more in this rich and diverse collection.
By Alice Embree Alice Embree, a nationally known writer and activist for social justice, tells how history was made in Texas.
Dr. Don Carleton shares the research efforts behind his most recent book, a dual biography of Will and Oveta Hobby, and discusses the significant impact the “Hobby Team” had on Texas and U.S. history.
It might surprise you that the Briscoe Center’s collections are not only global in their reach—they are, literally, astronomical. In this episode, we will explore outer space through the art of quilts.
First drawn into the fight against racial segregation in the 1960s, Alice Embree embarked on a lifelong journey of social activism involving a wide array of grassroots political, economic, social, and cultural causes.