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Clockwise, from left, all from the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Meade Brothers, Samuel Houston, 1851, daguerreotype, gift of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. in honor of the firm’s 75th anniversary / Samuel Bell, Cup, c. 1854, silver, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Alice C. Simkins in memory of Alice and Mike Hogg / John Woodhouse Audubon, lithography by John T. Bowen, Texian Hare (Lepus Texianus), 1848, hand-colored lithograph, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Bennie Green in memory of her husband, Joe M. Green, Jr. / Thomas Flintoff, Catholic Church, Houston, Texas, 1852, watercolor on paper, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Cynthia and Anthony G. Petrello in honor of Carena Petrello / Conrad Caspar Rordorf , lithography by Friedrich Julius Tempeltey, Panorama Der Stadt Neu-Braunfels In Texas aufgenommen von der Südwestseite im Sommer 1847, 1851, lithograph, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Rose Cullen in honor of Harry H. Cullen, co-chairman of “One Great Night in November, 1998.”

The 4th Biennial David B. Warren Symposium: Keynote Address

Friday, Oct 25, 2013
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Law Building, Lower Level
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

The 4th Biennial David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience "Itinerant and Immigrant Artists and Artisans in 19th-Century Texas"

The keynote address covers the cultural aspects of itinerant and immigrant artists and artisans within the framework of 19th-century Texas and border history. Speaker: Ron Tyler, former director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A reception follows.

This lecture is part of a weekend symposium; tickets are not sold separately. For a complete itinerary and more information, visit mfah.org/dbwsymposium or call 713.639.7759.

As of July 1, the 2013 David Warren Symposium is generously supported by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William J. Hill; Marilyn Lummis; Bobbie and John Nau; The Summerlee Foundation; the Texas Historical Foundation; Nancy Glanville Jewell; Friends of the Texas Governor’s Mansion; and Jane Karotkin.