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The Mayborn offers lectures, gallery talks, public forums, and other programs filled with compelling stories and rich experiences, from Native American Heritage celebrations to gallery talks with scientists. Stay up to date with our adult programs by signing up for our newsletter!
2023 Lecture Series
Lecture and Book Signing | Waco's Historic Houses of Worship with Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe
June 22, 2023, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ken Hafertepe, architectural historian and author, will delve into the stories behind his latest book, Historic Buildings of Waco, Texas. Enjoy the Mayborn Museum's exhibit, based on Dr. Hafertepe's book, and gain a deeper understanding of the historic buildings that shape our community. As with his previous, award-winning books, Dr. Hafertepe has investigated archives, city directories, public records, and other sources to uncover fascinating details about the architects, builders, merchants, educators, and others who built Waco.
Lecture and Book Signing | Texas State Parks: The First 100 Years, 1923-2023
November 9, 2023, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Have you ever wondered about the history of Texas State Parks? Join us for a lecture and book signing with George Bristol, author of Texas State Parks: The First 100 Years, 1923 - 2023, to explore Texas’ most treasured assets: our state parks.