September 2018

Erin Hanson: Impressions of Big Bend Country

September 21–December 16

Modern impressionistic oil paintings inspired by explorations and hiking trips in and around Big Bend National Park.

Opening: Friday, September 21, 6:00–8:00PM

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5th Annual Heritage Dinner

Saturday, September 22

The 5th Annual Heritage Dinner, catered by the Gage Hotel, will be held at the Ritchey Brothers Building in Marathon, Texas. We will be honoring the accomplishments and contributions of John B. Poindexter to the preservation of history in the Big Bend country.

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January 2019

The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family

January 18 – March 24, 2019

In 1988 photographer Richard Orton began what would become a 25 year project documenting life in the African-American community of County Line in deep East Texas. Known as a “freedom colony,” County Line came into being when, in the 1880s the Upshaw brothers, Guss, Felix and Jim, brought their families there to create a community of their own.