The Ransom Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The Ransom Center Galleries will be open on Friday, November 24, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 25, and Sunday, November 26. [Read more…] about Thanksgiving hours
Tracy Bonfitto has joined the Ransom Center as the new curator of art. She has worked at the Getty Research Institute, the Fowler Museum at UCLA, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She was previously a lecturer in the Art History Department at UCLA. [Read more…] about Meet the Staff: An interview with new Curator of Art Tracy Bonfitto
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin has appointed a new curator of art who will focus on improving the Ransom Center’s ability to support students, scholars and the public through the interpretation of its rich art holdings. [Read more…] about New Curator of Art appointed
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin holds the archive of novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature for 2017. [Read more…] about Public has access to archive of Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro
The archive of award-winning author Michael Ondaatje has been acquired by the Harry Ransom Center. Ondaatje, author of the Booker Prize-winning novel “The English Patient,” is widely regarded as one of the finest English-language novelists writing today. [Read more…] about Archive of Michael Ondaatje, author of “The English Patient,” acquired
Visit the Ransom Center car-free
This Thursday, June 15, marks the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) twelfth annual National Dump the Pump Day, which encourages people to opt for public transportation rather than a personal car. [Read more…] about Visit the Ransom Center without letting traffic stress you out!