Special Collections Tours
Benson Collection Rare Materials Showings
Join Benson special collections staff to see some of the Benson’s most important holdings. All 3 showings will have the same materials.
- Tour 1: Wednesday, June 26 @ 11:45am-12:45pm SIGN UP
- Tour 2: Thursday, June 27 @ 11:45am-12:45pm SIGN UP
- Tour 3: Friday, June 28 @3:15-4:15pm SIGN UP
Harry Ransom Center Showing of Gabriel García Márquez Papers
Join Harry Ransom Center staff for a showing of materials from the Gabriel García Márquez archive, including original manuscripts, letters, photos and even one of his personal typewriters.
- Thursday, June 27 @ 11:45am-12:45pm SIGN UP
Curator’s Tour of “Mapping Memory” at the Blanton Art Museum
Join the Blanton Museum of Art’s Associate Curator of Spanish Colonial Art, Rosario Granados, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the exhibition “Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico.” The exhibition features a selection of the Benson Latin American Collection’s Relaciones Geográficas maps, created by local artists in Mexico and Guatemala at the request of the King of Spain.