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Texas Museums Explore New Ways to Make Art and Artifacts More Accessible

Texas Museums Explore New Ways to Make Art and Artifacts More Accessible

Vincent Van Gogh would be thrilled.
Imagine glimpsing a painting’s true colors for the first time, just as the artist intended them.

Baylor University Spreads the Gospel With New Music Archive and Listening Center

Baylor University Spreads the Gospel With New Music Archive and Listening Center

When Memphis record producer Jim Dickinson (Big Star, the Replacements) was a lonely freshman at Baylor University in 1959, he spent hours studying in the library every night.

Editor’s Note: River King

Editor’s Note: River King

For the third year in a row, writer-at-large Joe Nick Patoski is kicking off the warmest months of the year with an ode to one of Texas’ incomparable rivers.

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Ask fans of Big Bend National Park about their favorite qualities of the rugged West Texas expanse, and you’ll get a common answer: the untainted desert mountain scenery.

Paddling and Floating the Llano River Just Got Easier

Paddling and Floating the Llano River Just Got Easier

The popular Llano River is a state-owned, navigable waterway over 100 miles long, but much of its riverfront property remains in private hands, creating accessibility challenges for anglers and paddlers who want to tackle its meandering course. Texas Parks and Wildlife has made getting onto the river a little easier by introducing four new public access points, with a fifth on the way, all available for fishing, floating, canoeing and kayaking.

Cast Away Your Cares on Six Texas Islands

Cast Away Your Cares on Six Texas Islands

“Islands will always be places we project onto,” writes Judith Schalansky, the German author and designer of Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands. Their inaccessibility is part of their allure, the crossing over water a literal rite of passage—the more remote, the more deserted, the better. And Texans have options: From my experience, you can pitch a tent on the mud, sand, and weeds of islands in East Texas rivers; string up a hammock between bald cypress trees on a crescent-shaped gravel bar on a Hill Country stream; and lug your gear across the wooden footbridge at Martin Creek Lake State Park near Tatum to spend a night among the pines on an island ringed by a short hiking trail.

4 Things to Know in Texas Travel This Week – June 12-18

4 Things to Know in Texas Travel This Week – June 12-18

Monday mornings can be difficult. To combat that first-day-of-the-week blues, we’ll give you something to anticipate with highlights of what’s upcoming and new in the world of Texas travel.

Wimberley Reboots

Wimberley Reboots

Here in Wimberley, a town of less than 3,000 in the heart of the Hill Country, visitors and residents alike describe the scene as “bootiful.”
The fiberglass boot sculptures, which were installed in 2014 and 2015, are just one attraction for this community some 45 minutes southwest of Austin.

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