The Ransom Center is closed on Thanksgiving day, but its galleries are open this weekend.
Bring your families and guests on Friday, November 23, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and enjoy a docent tour at noon. Visit on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., and take advantage of docent tours at either noon or 2 p.m.
Admission is free.
While here, find unique gifts in our museum shop, where all items are discounted 20% for Black Friday weekend.
Visitors can view the exhibition Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance, which presents artist Ruscha’s celebrated books, photographs, drawings, and prints alongside unpublished archival production materials, layout sketches, and studio notebooks, providing visitors an unprecedented look into his creative process.
Also on display is Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center, a permanent exhibition that features a changing display of the Ransom Center’s collection materials. See how the rich holdings highlight the struggles, the complexity, and the rewards of creative work in literature, print culture, art, photography, film, and the performing arts.
The Ransom Center’s Reading and Viewing Room and administrative office are closed beginning Thursday, November 22, and reopen on Monday, November 26.
John Audubon’s illustration of a wild turkey from “Birds of America.” 1827.