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    Virtual Event Series

    Our virtual event series features food history discussions and demonstrations in partnership with state historic sites, as well as one-on-one time with authors and historians that we have the privilege of working with. 

    Upcoming Virtual Events:

    Thursday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. CST - The History of Austin Black Freedom Communities
    Presenters: Funmi Ogunro and Rachel Winston
    Platform: Zoom (Registrants will receive the link to the event via email closer to the event date)

    Wednesday, June 22, 6:00 p.m. Central - The Dichotomy of Purple Hull Peas
    Presenter: Dr. Clarence Bunch
    Platform: Zoom (Registrants will receive the link to the event via email closer to the event date)

    The events are free, but registration is required. Register here.



    Upcoming Development Workshop

    The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission is pleased to offer a VIRTUAL 4-Day (1-4 PM each day) development workshop that will provide you with all the tools you need to build a strong and viable development program for your organization.

    DATE/TIME:  Tuesday, June 28th to Friday, July 1st, 2022, 1:00-4:00PM CST
    PRESENTERS: Anjali Zutshi, Chief Development Officer, Texas Historical Commission and Executive Director, Friends of the THC & Angela Reed, THC Community Engagement Program Coordinator
    PLATFORM: Zoom (Registrants will receive the link to the event via email closer to the event date)
    REGISTRATION:  $179.00 for full 4-day workshop OR $65 for individual sessions (Early Bird for ends June 20th)

    REGISTER HERE


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