June 2013

Jul 16, 2013


We're taking a break for the summer, but we look forward to seeing you again in the fall.  

In the meantime, please read below for activities at the Library and in the community!  We've recently opened a new exhibit of the "First Ladies Collection" of dolls by Madame Alexander (doll of Lady Bird Johnson at right) and the Texas Vietnam Heroes exhibit continues through July.

Thank you,

Catherine Robb

Recent Events

As a reminder, most of our events are available as a webcast online.  Recent programs available include Erica Grieder and Jason Stanford's debate on Texas politics and record (May 20); Admiral Bobby Inman's geographic spin around the world (March 26); a conversation on public education with Representatives Cecil Bell, Mary Gonzalez, Mark Strama, and Jason Villalba (February 27); and a panel discussion of gun control in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings (January 28).

At the LBJ Library

In addition to our newly redesigned permanent exhibits, we have three special exhibits on display.  Future Forum members receive free admission to our exhibits year-round.

  • News to History: Photojournalism and the Presidency 
  • Texas Vietnam Heroes
  • Madame Alexander "First Ladies Collection"

Community Happenings

Movies Under the Stars at the LBJ Ranch continues this summer with viewings of The Love Bug on June 1 and From Russia With Love on July 13.  Gates open at 7:00 p.m.; show starts at sunset.  Bring a picnic supper, chairs, and blankets.  President Johnson often showed first-run movies in his airplane hangar on the LBJ Ranch, and the Park continues this tradition with this free series.  Read more on the website.

Greenlights for Nonprofit Success is hosting their annual Board Summit on Thursday, June 6 from 6-8:45 p.m. at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.  Attendees will have the opportunity to meet executive leaders of 55+ local nonprofits looking for new board members.  Registration is $35 and includes a reception.  Learn more or register at greenlights.org.

The Trail Foundation presents Maudie's Moonlight Margarita Run & Party on June 13.  Registration for the run and party is open online.

Contact Us

Sarah McCracken
Director of Public Programs
LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78705
[email protected]

Please be aware that LBJ Presidential Library events may be filmed and/or photographed. Your attendance constitutes your authorization for the LBJ Library to use your photograph, voice, or other likeness for purposes related to the Library, including but not limited to marketing and promotion in both print and electronic forms.


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