Henry A. McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor

DateAugust 12 - September 21, 2014
LocationMartin Museum of Art, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, Baylor University
DescriptionThe Martin Museum of Art will feature Henry A. McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor beginning August 12, and running though September 21. Henry McArdle was one of the earliest artists in the Republic of Texas and his work documents historically significant events as well as instrumental individuals who helped shape the state. The works range from the large, action scenes of The Battle of San Jacinto, The Settlement of Austin's Colony, and Lee at the Wilderness to portraits of Sam Houston, Governor James Hogg, and Baylor founders and presidents.

Dr. Sam Ratcliffe, Head of Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library at Southern Methodist University, will moderate a roundtable discussion with the exhibition lenders and John Wilson, Director, Texas Collection at Baylor University, from 3-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 30 in Jones Theatre adjacent to the museum. A reception with light refreshments will follow from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The event and exhibition are free, and the public is cordially invited.
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PublisherMartin Museum of Art
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