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Listen: Join Frank Reaugh’s cowboys in O Roundup

By Kathleen Telling

One of our patrons’ favorite features about our current exhibition Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West, is the “guide by cell” audio tour for visitors. This audio tour lets visitors call in and hear informational snippets about the paintings on display. Ransom Center Curator of Art Peter Mears discusses highlights from the exhibition, and Project Specialist Greg Curtis speaks as the voice of Frank Reaugh to narrate the artist’s own comments.

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Listen: Driving the Herd

By Isabel Dunn

One of visitors’ favorite features about our current exhibition Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West, is the “guide by cell” audio tour. This audio tour lets visitors call in and hear informational snippets about the paintings. For the exhibition, Ransom Center Curator of Art Peter Mears discusses highlights from the exhibition, and Project Specialist Greg Curtis spoke as the voice of Frank Reaugh to narrate the artist’s own comments. Read more

Listen: Meet the curious cantor of Frank Reaugh’s The Singing Shepherd of Acoma

By Kathleen Telling

One of our patrons’ favorite features about our current exhibition Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West is the “guide by cell” audio tour for visitors. This audio tour lets visitors call in and hear informational snippets about the paintings. In the audio tour, Ransom Center Curator of Art Peter Mears supplemented the exhibition highlights, and Project Specialist Greg Curtis speaks as the voice of Frank Reaugh to narrate the artist’s own comments. Read more

Labor Day weekend hours

By Jennifer Tisdale

The Ransom Center Galleries will be open during Labor Day weekend, including on Monday, September 7.

 

The galleries will be open from noon to 5 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday, with free docent-led exhibition tours at noon and 2 p.m. On Labor Day, the galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a tour at noon. Tours meet in the lobby, and no reservations are required. Read more

Frank Reaugh: In retrospect

By Charley Binkow

From August 4 through November 29, the Harry Ransom Center hosts the exhibition Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West. It showcases more than 100 artworks by renowned artist Frank Reaugh (pronounced “Ray”) drawn from the Ransom Center’s own collection as well as public and private collections from around the state. The companion book Windows on the West: The Art of Frank Reaugh, edited by Curator of Art Peter F. Mears, complements the exhibition, and published by the Ransom Center and UT Press. Excerpted below is the foreward to the book, “Frank Reaugh in Retrospect,” written by Ron Tyler. In it, Tyler reflects on Reaugh’s life and the context of Reaugh’s distinguished career. Read more