Friends of the Texas RoomThe Friends of the Texas Room meets four times each year. The quarterly meetings are held on Monday evenings on the first floor of the Julia Ideson Building unless an alternative date and location are announced. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m., followed by the meeting at 6:30 p.m.

The Julia Ideson Building is located downtown at 500 McKinney Street. (See map below.) Free parking, validated at the meeting, is available in the underground parking garage under the Jones Library Building, which closes at 8:00 p.m. The underground parking is accessed from Lamar Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street after 6:00 p.m.

Monday, January 29, 2018
Randolph K. Tibbits
"Emma Richardson Cherry: Houston's First Modern Artist"

Monday, April 30, 2018
Andrew Hall
"Galveston/Houston Packets: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou"

Monday, July 30, 2018
Robert Searcy
"Glenbrook Valley Subdivision (1956): Mid-Century Modern in Houston"

Monday, October 29, 2018: Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
Bernice Mistrot
"Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Houston's German Society Cemetery (now Washington Cemetery)"

Map to Julia Ideson Building - 500 McKinney Street

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