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Harry Ransom Center

21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States

April 2019

The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until July 14
Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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  Extraordinary drawings, sketches, photographs, art objects, and handcrafted furniture offer a new and detailed look at the history of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain and America. Discover how this innovative design movement transformed the homes and lives of ordinary people and how it continues to influence modern design. Open daily with tours every day at noon. Free admission. Dates: February 9 through July 14, 2019 Time: Gallery hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.…

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May 2019

Composite Landscapes: Early Film Special Effects

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Film historian Leslie DeLassus examines early film special effects innovator Norman O. Dawn and his groundbreaking work, including the pioneering "glass shot." His productions of one-reel travel films starting in 1907 featuring exotic and scenic elements of remote locations were reworked using glass-shot and matte-shot processes, and appeared in 85 feature-length films for which Dawn produced effects. Learn more about his techniques during the lecture, and visit the Stories to Tellexhibition during gallery hours to see a display of collages Dawn…

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