Every year since 1897, the Texas State Historical Association has held an annual meeting. The largest gathering of its kind for Texas history enthusiasts. Join the leaders in the field for three days of sessions, networking, events, and professional development that will expand your knowledge, energize you, and help you to deepen your connections with the state's extraordinary past.
Cold War (1946-1989)
New History at Old Red: Democracy
Experts Discuss State, Naional, and Global Democracy
Lectures from Southern Methodist Univsersity include:
9-10am Sarah Rodriguez, Texas-Anglo Immigration to Texas in the Nineteenth Century
10-11am Jeffrey Engel, United States - The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea
11am-12noon Jo Guldi, World-Democracy and Participation in Britain and the World, 1867 to 1968
1:30-2:30pm Workshop Session - Handling Hot Topics in the Classroom (Speaker TBA)
This collection hosts the newspaper history of Stephenville, including the Stephenville Empire, the Stephenville Tr
Lonesome Dove, a new traveling exhibition created by the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, Texas State University, and presented in partnership with Humanities Texas features fifty-five framed and matted se
This exhibit covers the history of Texas brewing from the 1840s to today offering interactive content highlighting the state’s earliest breweries, the impact of prohibition, Texas beer memorabilia, home brewing, and today’s rich tapestry of modern craft breweries.
TSHA hosts the Exploring Texas Workshop Series every year. Teachers in attendance can receive professional development credit for attending sessions with accessible historical content and pedagogoical advice from renowned scholars, respected classroom practicioners, and organizations with expertise in the fields of history, geography, economics, civics, and skill building.
Amarillo - July 21, 2017
Richardson - August 7-8, 2017
Austin - November 7-8, 2017
Houston - February 5-6, 2018
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a proud partner of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.
From Memorial Day, May 29, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017 the Bullock Museum will offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve and their families.
This two day workshop specializes in helping teachers design lesson plans and engage with students on challenging topics such as: Reconstruction, Civil Disobedience and Reform Movements, Constitutional Changes.
Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy features photographs with bilingual narrative text that reveal the muscle, sweat, and drama that went into roping a calf in thick brush or breaking a wild horse in the saddle. This exhibition is available in wall-hanging and abridged freestanding versions.