AT A GLANCE
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.
Memorial contributions may be made to fund an internship in Dirck Halstead’s name at the Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin.
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 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.
By Neal Spelce with Thomas Zigal Austin journalist Neal Spelce’s years working with LBJ were once-in-a-lifetime experiences, but only part of his award-winning media career.
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.