An aloof cat contemplates the purpose of art in society; dripping-wet otterhounds partake in a moment of respite from their midday hunt; a small black cat nestles into the chest of composer Igor Stravinsky; a menacing dog leaps onto the hood of a car in modern-day suburbia. Scenes like these, reflecting the historically fluid roles of our favorite pets, make up the Blanton Museum of Art’s newest exhibition, In the Company of Cats and Dogs.
Avast Ye! LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth plans to launch an interactive waterpark called Pirate Beach.
After 30 years with Texas Highways, as photo contributor and including six years as Photography Editor, Griff Smith is retiring from the magazine. We just wrapped up the August issue, our last issue with Griff.
English rock star Phil Collins, a dedicated Alamo history buff, is donating his treasure trove of Alamo Battle and Texas Revoluation artifacts to the State of Texas, the Texas General Land Office has announced.
The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon plans to renovate its Harrington Petroleum Wing to better reflect modern developments in drilling technology and enhance the museum’s account of the energy industry’s impact on the Panhandle.
Texas’ wind power production is gaining strength. Earlier this spring, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced a new record for wind power generation in our state. On March 26, wind power production peaked at 10,296 megawatts, or nearly 29 percent of the state’s total power grid at that moment. As more wind farms appear across Texas, along with increased transmission infrastructure to deliver the power where it’s needed most, more generation records are likely to be broken in the years to come.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is adding 120 acres to the future Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, including lakefront acreage that will give park visitors access to Tucker Lake.