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Thanksgiving hours

By Jennifer Tisdale

The Ransom Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The Ransom Center Galleries will be open on Friday, November 25, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, and Sunday, November 27.

John Audubon’s illustration of a wild turkey from “Birds of America.” 1827.
John Audubon’s illustration of a wild turkey from “Birds of America.” 1827.

Visitors can view the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World, which presents more than 200 of photographer Elliott Erwitt’s remarkable images. Read reviews and coverage of the exhibition in the New Yorker, Guardian, Washington Post, Austin American-Statesman, and the Austin Chronicle. An exhibition catalogue featuring essays and more than 250 images is available for purchase in the Ransom Center’s Museum Store. The First Photograph and the Gutenberg Bible remain on permanent display.

Docent-led exhibition tours occur daily at noon and also at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. (There will be no public tour on Thursday, November 24.) Tours meet in the lobby; no reservations are required.

Admission is free, but your donation is welcome and supports the Ransom Center’s exhibitions and public programs. Parking information and a map are available online.

The Ransom Center’s Reading and Viewing Room and administrative office are closed beginning Thursday, November 24, and reopen on Monday, November 28.

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