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January 13, 2021 | By Sabrina LeBoeuf
Tucked away in a Mesquite shopping plaza just off Interstate 635 is a pop-up museum filled with the wonder of Black girl magic.
January 12, 2021 | By Sarah Thurmond
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.
February 28, 2020 | By Amanda Ogle
Texas has dozens of world-class art, science, and history museums, from Space Center Houston to the Alamo. But sometimes it’s the smaller, lesser-known museums that stick with you. We’ve gathered eight weird-yet-wonderful museums from around the state that elicit “oohs,” “ahhs,” and giggles. Whether you’re a classic TV addict or a passionate collector, put these gems on your travel bucket list.
August 19, 2019 | By John Lumpkin
As visitors this summer to the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas will discover, presidents seize opportunities to depart Washington, D.C. The Center’s exhibit on presidential retreats, which runs through Oct. 6, highlights Camp David and three Texas-related venues: LBJ Ranch in the Hill Country, George and Laura Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch near Crawford and the Bush family compound, Walker’s Point, in Kennebunkport, Maine, as well as identifying other getaways, including Harry Truman’s Florida White House in Key West, Herbert Hoover’s rugged Rapidan Camp in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains or a succession of presidential yachts.
May 13, 2019 | By Jesse Sublett III
Size matters—not only in the jungle but in the civilized world and the medium of wildlife sculpture—a truth amply manifested by sculptor Kent Ullberg’s new exhibition at the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi.
October 4, 2018 | By Heather Brand
Spanning 3.5 acres along West Main Street in downtown Fredericksburg, the Pioneer Museum chronicles the history of Sunday houses (among other vernacular architecture) and serves as an ideal launching point for a self-guided walking tour of the tiny historic homes, most of them within a few blocks of one another. For a broader overview, the museum offers a guided historical and architectural walking tour of the town on select Wednesday evenings.
August 29, 2018 | By June Naylor
When chef Denise Shavandy walks into the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, she often wonders if she’s dreaming. Before she found her way to cooking, Shavandy considered other career paths that might have landed her in a place like this. Fortuitously, her job as executive chef of Café Modern, the museum’s restaurant, involves crafting beautiful food next to some of the most important art anywhere, inside a building created by one of the world’s foremost design talents.
Exhibition Coming to the African American Museum in Dallas Will View Jefferson’s Monticello Through the Eyes of Slaves
June 19, 2018 | By Julia Jones
An upcoming museum exhibit in Dallas will explore life on one of the nation’s most historic plantations—from the perspective of slaves who lived there.
Dallas’ African American Museum will debut the newly updated Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty in mid-September, the museum announced this week. The exhibition will feature more than 300 works of art, documents, and artifacts.
From Boomtown to Ghost Town: Ranger, Breckenridge, and Thurber Museums Recall Early 20th Century Oil Rush
January 17, 2018 | By Robyn Ross
Derricks filled the town of Ranger during the oil boom, as depicted in this circa-1920 photo on display in the Roaring Ranger Oil Boom Museum.