Lonesome Dove Exhibition

Lonesome Dove Exhibition

The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum welcomes a new exhibit featuring work by Bill Wittliff opening May 9.

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“Lonesome Dove,” an exhibition created by the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library at Texas State University-San Marcos and presented in partnership with Humanities Texas, opens May 9 and is available through June 23 at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum with general admission pricing.

An epic novel written by Larry McMurtry, “Lonesome Dove” tells the story of two aging Texas Rangers who drive a herd of stolen cattle 2,500 miles from the Rio Grande to Montana. The miniseries first aired in 1989.

The exhibition features 55 framed classic images taken during the filming of “Lonesome Dove” by Wittliff, capturing the sweeping imagery of the original miniseries while differing from the ordinary production stills.

For more information about viewing hours or to arrange group visits, contact Community Outreach Liaison Nikki Silva at 806-376-5181.

Lonesome Dove still by Bill Wittliff

Lonesome Dove still by Bill Wittliff

About Humanities Texas

Humanities Texas is the state affiliate for the National Endowment for Humanities to develop and support diverse programs across the state, including lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, museum exhibitions and documentary films.

For more information about Humanities Texas, visit www.humanitiestexas.org or call 512-440-1991.

About the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame

The American Quarter Horse Foundation connects people and horses through charitable giving to develop and support programs or initiatives that preserve our horse’s legacy and further the overall well-being of the American Quarter Horse and the people who comprise the Quarter Horse family.

The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum fulfills the Foundation’s mission by beautifully showcasing the hundreds of horses and people who have earned the distinction of becoming part of the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame. The Museum is dedicated to educating and sharing the love of the American Quarter Horse.

 

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