The Conference on Texas

250 Years of Art for History’s Sake
May 3 – 4, 2019

Get engaged at the second annual Conference on Texas. This speakers symposium will be a deep-dive into the history an context of Texas Art as a compendium to the groundbreaking exhibition The Art of Texas: 250 Years. Presentations on Texas Art as American Art and on the historical movements that shaped the point-of-view of the artists will reveal the latest scholarship and the stories behind the paint.


 The Conference on Texas: 250 Years of Art for History‚Äôs Sake at the Witte Museum is presented by the Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation and generously supported by the Summerlee Foundation, Veltri and Velasquez Wealth Management of Wells Fargo Advisors, Jefferson Bank, the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, Vogt Auction Galleries, Humanities Texas, Plains Capital Bank and the Amy Shelton McNutt Charitable Trust.