Year that the Curatorial Facility for Artifact Research opened to receive collections
From the THC Blog
Texas is home to a number of beautifully restored Midcentury Modern movie theaters and concert venues.
Regardless of approach, the history of barbecue in Texas boasts a fascinating mix of cultures and techniques that spawned the smorgasbord of cuisines many people enjoy today.
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Statewide News & Events
The Texas Historical Commission recently launched a mobile tour dedicated to the life and work of prolific artist and El Paso native, Tom Lea. Texas Time Travel Tours is a suite of multimedia mobile tours created by the THC, featuring narrated history, GPS-enabled maps, photo galleries, short videos, and audio clips. The Tom Lea Trail Tour, created in partnership with the Tom Lea Institute, is the 12th statewide tour added to the platform.
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site in Anderson will be closed to the public for extensive preservation efforts beginning Monday, September 25. This weekend is the last weekend the site will be open to the public until Summer 2024.