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A New Exhibit in Galveston Explores the History and Craftsmanship of Saddles

October 19, 2020 | By June Naylor

Cowboys never would have gained mythical status in dime store novels and Hollywood films if not for one tool of their trade—the saddle.

Haven for history

November 12, 2015 | By Heather Brand

Houston businessman J.P. Bryan had been searching for the perfect site for a museum to showcase his immense collection of artifacts and artworks chronicling the history of the American Southwest.

Founder Favors Five

November 9, 2015 | By

J.P. Bryan opened The Bryan Museum in Galveston in June 2015 to showcase his vast collection of artworks and historical artifacts.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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