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10 Events to Celebrate Black History Month

10 Events to Celebrate Black History Month

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Washington, D.C., launched the first Black History Week (then called Negro History Week) to bring more awareness of African Americans’ contributions to this country.

Remembering Pearl Harbor at Fredericksburg’s National Museum of the Pacific War

Remembering Pearl Harbor at Fredericksburg’s National Museum of the Pacific War

Inside the Pearl Harbor Exhibit at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, the sound of a submarine pings in the darkness.

21 For ’21: New Hotels, Events, Festivals, and Other Things to Look Forward to This Year

21 For ’21: New Hotels, Events, Festivals, and Other Things to Look Forward to This Year

If you’ve been experiencing wanderlust at the start of 2021, you’re not alone. Recent studies suggest people are feeling the urge to travel domestically, and bookings are starting to go up for the summer.

Take a Virtual Tour of These 5 Texas Museums

Take a Virtual Tour of These 5 Texas Museums

Without a doubt, COVID-19’s impact can be felt in every industry, from hospitality and dining to beloved sources of enlightenment like museums. Fortunately, many museums and art galleries in the state—and around the world—are showcasing their renowned collections online. If you’ve always wanted to visit Texas’ best-known institutions, this is your opportunity to experience them from the comfort of your own home. Here are five top-notch museums you can “visit” today.

100 Years After Women’s Suffrage, a Bullock Museum Exhibit Highlights Artifacts of the Era

100 Years After Women’s Suffrage, a Bullock Museum Exhibit Highlights Artifacts of the Era

The place is the Travis County Courthouse. The date is June 26, 1918. Dozens of women are standing on the courthouse steps, having just registered to vote for the first time in their lives.

From Opera to Blues: Explore Texas Music in All Its Diversity in Briscoe Center’s ‘Greatest Hits’ Exhibit

From Opera to Blues: Explore Texas Music in All Its Diversity in Briscoe Center’s ‘Greatest Hits’ Exhibit

“Greatest Hits,” showcases treasures from the archives of the Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. With 200 items culled from 40 collections involving Texas music, the exhibit translates into all kinds of music and all sorts of people presented in a wonderful mashup.

8 Summer Art Exhibits to See Now

8 Summer Art Exhibits to See Now

Giant LEGO dinosaurs, superhero-themed paintings, and photographs of famous musicians are currently on exhibit at museums in Texas—but they won’t be for much longer.

Texas’ Dino-Stars

Texas’ Dino-Stars

The fourth incarnation of Stephen Spielberg’s Jurassic Park – Jurassic World –trampled its contenders in the box office in its opening weekend, but Texas has its share of dinosaur experiences year-round.

Black History Month Events

Black History Month Events

Here are a few highlighted events that celebrate Black History Month.

What’s New (and Old) in Fort Worth?

What’s New (and Old) in Fort Worth?

In Fort Worth, savvy planners, designers, engineers, and others have stitched together new development, reinvented neighborhoods, and a refurbished city core into an architectural fabric that stretches back more than a century. Indeed, I recently visited Fort Worth to experience the new—particularly the revitalized Sundance Square Plaza and the highly anticipated Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum—but ended up discovering so much more.

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