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its founder, Mifflin Kenedy; and Steve Harding, owner of Steve Harding
Design, Inc. and designer of the new museum for the Kenedy Foundation
in Sarita, will talk about his new creation. The presentations will be fol-
lowed by a tour of the Kenedy Ranch, of the newly-opened Kenedy
Museum in Sarita, and a catered barbecue on the grounds of the museum.
Attendance at the conference will be limited to the first 150 people to
register because of the need for bus transportation and limited facilities,
so you are encouraged to register as soon as possible by contacting Cecilia
Aros Hunter at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, South Texas Archives,
MSC 197, Kingsville 78363. You may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to
make your reservations. Deadline for registering is October 15. There is
no registration fee for the meeting, but there are charges for the King
Ranch tour ($io), Friday dinner on the ranch ($7), and Saturday lunch at
the Kenedy Museum ($lo). Make your check payable to the South Texas
A block of motel rooms have been set aside at the Comfort Inn at a
rate of $56 to $68 per room. Make your reservations directly with the
hotel by calling 361/516-1120.
After meetings in Houston, Corpus Christi, and El Paso, the Texas
State Historical Association is returning to Austin for its lo8th annual
meeting, which will be held at the Renaissance Hotel on March 4-6,
2004. President George Green of Arlington is already at work on his
presidential talk, and Chair Kenneth Hafertepe and the program com-
mittee have organized an impressive lineup of speakers, who will cover
every aspect of Texas history. Mark your calendars now for March 4-6
and plan to be with us in Austin for our 1 o8th annual meeting.
"The Eyes of Texas: The Lone Star State as Seen by Her Artists: The
Bill and Mary Cheek Collection" is on view at the Museum of the Big
Bend at Sul Ross State University in Alpine through September 30. The
Cheeks have been collecting the art of pre-World War II Texas for a num-
ber of years, and this selection of seventy pieces, made up of paintings
and original graphics produced by fifty-six of the state's foremost artists
including Robert Wood, Alexandre Hogue, Jos6 Arpa, and Porfirio
Salinas, is representative of their fine collection.
"The Eyes of Texas" opened in San Angelo in January 2002 and has been
exhibited in El Paso (International Museum of Art), Canyon (Panhandle-
Plains Historical Museum), and Corpus Christi (Art Museum of South
Texas). Future exhibition dates are McAllen (International Museum of Art
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