Five Centuries of Mexican Maps

Daniel’s Dream by Hans Lufft, 1529

Five Centuries of Mexican Maps

Selected maps from the Museum of the Big Bend’s
Yana & Marty Davis Map Collection

Exhibit Opening: September 20, 5:00-7:00 PM

A once in a lifetime experience! On exhibit through December 15th. Free and open to all.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Several talks will be given throughout the day as part of the 2019 Fall Meeting of the Texas Map Society. Registration is required to attend these presentations:

  • General Registration: $100
  • Registration for Sul Ross Faculty & Staff: $50
  • Registration for Sul Ross Students: FREE

8:30 AM – Registration, Espino Center, Sul Ross State University
9:15 AM – Welcome
9:30 AM – Marty Davis, private collector – Five Centuries of Mexican Maps
10:30 AM – Break
11:00 AM – Alex Hidalgo, PhD, Texas Christian University – When Indigenous Maps Ruled Mexico
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:30 PM – Wes Brown – José Antonio de Alzate y Ramirez
2:30 PM – Break
3:00 PM – Matt Walter, Curator of Collections and the Yana and Marty Davis Map Collection, Museum of the Big Bend –  topic TBD

Other activities are included in the registration fee. Click here for more information.