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Texas Trailblazer’s Luncheon and Conference on Texas

August 27 @ 8:00 am - August 28 @ 5:00 pm
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Conference on Texas Kicks off with Texas Trailblazers Luncheon

On August 27 and 28 get engaged at the 3rd annual Conference on Texas: Resilience, Past, Present, and Future, this year combined with the 9th Annual Texas Trailblazers Awards in partnership with Texas Monthly. This year the Witte Museum will take a deeper dive into Texas’ future and its past.

Join us on August 27th at the virtual Texas Trailblazers Awards honoring Graham Weston, a visionary who has helped to revitalize San Antonio’s city center. Learn more about what we can do to ensure a bright future for Texas with featured speaker Tom Luce, Founder of the Texas 2036 initiative.

Hear fascinating stories Resilience at the Conference on Texas on Thursday afternoon with sessions covering various subjects on the past 100 years of Texas history, including: Making a Case for Museums; Pandemics: Past, Present, and Future; Resilience: The Fabric of Our Experience; Child Health; Prohibition, Border Tequila and German Home Brews; Women’s Suffrage and Race: Raise Your Chins and Face the Fight; Will Hogg and Mental Hygiene: From Insane Asylums to Centers for Wellness; Brawling Politics: Texans Stand Up to the Klan; American Dreamers: Mexican Journalists Immigrate to Texas in the 1920’s; The Courage to Grow Old; the 75th anniversary of the Texas Liberators of the German War Camps; Renegade Border Broadcasting and Social Media Today; Anthony Lucas and Spindletop; Overcoming Texas Justice: the Goree Girl Bands at Huntsville

Details

Start:
August 27 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 28 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://my.wittemuseum.org/conference-on-texas/tickets

Organizer

The Witte Museum
Phone:
2103571900
Email:
Experiences@WitteMuseum.org
Website:
http://www.WitteMuseum.org

Venue

The Witte Museum
3801 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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