texas museums

The Elisabet Ney Museum Is a Historic Austin ‘Hidden Gem’

February 13, 2024 | By Mary Huber

At the corner of East 44th Street and Avenue H in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Austin stands a three-story stone structure that looks like a small medieval castle, with a keep (or fortified tower) and a colonnaded portico at the entrance.

What’s Old Is New Again at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum in Austin

September 16, 2023 | By Pam LeBlanc

Nearly 90 years ago, an advertisement ran in the Austin American-Statesman for a commemorative coin that would help fund the construction of a new museum to house the state’s great historic treasures.

Houston’s 1940 Air Terminal Museum Preserves the Culture of Flight

February 14, 2023 | By Clayton Maxwell

From a frieze over the entryway of the 1940 Air Terminal Museum, Mercury, the Roman god of messengers, reaches out to approaching passengers.

Roadside Oddity: Flying Herd of Buffalo in Abilene

January 31, 2023 | By Loretta Fulton

The flying herd of buffalo towering over the eastern edge of downtown Abilene isn’t an illusion created by a blazing sun but the realization of local artist H.C.

Muppets, Nostalgia Reign at Austin’s Newest Pop-Culture Collection

December 15, 2022 | By Omar Gallaga

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