‘Field of Light’ Shines Bright at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

‘Field of Light’ Shines Bright at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

This September, London-born large-scale light artist Bruce Munro illuminates the Central Texas landscape. Field of Light, an installation of 28,000 solar-powered glowing orbs, converts a 16-acre field at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center into a pulsing multicolored wonderland.

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

With the Vietnam War still raging in the summer of 1972, there was a cultural chasm that seemed too wide to cross in Texas: Longhairs weren’t welcome in honky-tonks, and cowboys didn’t mingle with “peaceniks.” But five words built a bridge.

Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

Subscribe

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.