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Friends of the Libraries: Ron Tyler

Ron Tyler is the editor of The Art of Texas: 250 Years , which tells a deeper story, beginning with Spanish colonial paintings and moving through two and a half centuries of art in Texas.

Tyler is the retired director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth and former professor of history and director of the Texas State Historical Association at the University of Texas at Austin.

Tyler is the author of numerous books on history and art including Santiago Vidaurri and the Sjouthern Confederacy (1973), The Slave Narratives of Texas (co-editor, 1974), The Big Bend: A History of the Last Texas Frontier (1975), The Cowboy (photographs by Bank Langmore, 1975), Visions of America: Pioneer Artists in a New Land (1983), Audubon’s Great National Work: The Royal Octavo Edition of The Birds of America (1993), Prints of the West (1994), and Western Art, Western History: Collected Essays (2019).

Tyler is the retired director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth and former professor of history and director of the Texas State Historical Association at the University of Texas at Austin.

Friday, January 31 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Sixth Floor Parlor, Central Library, Atrium and Parlor
702 Planetarium Place, Arlington, Tx

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Talks & Lectures

Departments

UTA Libraries, Friends of the Library

Audience

Alumni, Local Community, Faculty & Staff, Students, Undergraduates, Students, Graduate

Website

https://libraries.uta.edu/about/frien...

Cost

Free for general public and reception for members

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