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Monday, December 31st, 2012

A second life for Winn’s Aquarena ‘morning glories’

Decisions over what to do with art that has outlasted its function can be difficult and expensive. They can also lead to unexpectedly appropriate uses for old art.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Hays Historical Commission to screen Buck Winn documentary

The Hays County Historical Commission will screen its documentary on the life and work of Wimberley artist Buck Winn at 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at the San Marcos Public Library.

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Winn’s ‘Morning Glories’ sculpture airlifted from Aquarena Center

A helicopter is flying the skies above Hays County today as it airlifts the massive "Morning Glories" sculpture in pieces from Texas State University's Aquarena Center to a new home at a private ranch in Wimberley.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Hays County’s Kidd honored by Texas Historical Commission

Hays County Historical Commission (HCHC) member Richard Kidd of Driftwood has for the past several years been responsible for building an impressive body of work that furthers the cause of historic preservation in Hays County and throughout...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Historical Commission to screen Buck Winn documentary in Kyle

The Hays County Historical Commission will screen its documentary on the life and work of Wimberley artist Buck Winn at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Old Kyle City Hall.

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Buck Winn documentary to be screened in Kyle

The Hays County Historical Commission (HCHC) will present a screening of its documentary "Larger Than Life: The Story of Buck Winn" on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Old Kyle City Hall, 101 Burleson Street. The...

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Wittliff Collections to screen Buck Winn documentary

The Hays County Historical Commission will screen its latest documentary at the the Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library on Dec. 7. The film about Wimberley artist Buck Winn was shot in 18...

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The Weekend: Pinocchio, lights, dance and big wheels keep on turnin'

We get the first big Christmas tree lighting of the season this weekend, as well as visit from Pinocchio, Cowboy Kringle, Shakespeare, Greazy Wheels, and many more. It's all leading up to Thanksgiving.

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Johnson to be awarded at historic preservation conference

Hays County Historical Commission Chair Kate Johnson will receive the Ben Shepperd County Historical Commission Leadership Award at the upcoming annual Historic Preservation Conference in Houston.

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