Museum of East Texas http://redriverradio.org en Neches River symposium in Lufkin features five outdoor authors http://redriverradio.org/post/neches-river-symposium-lufkin-features-five-outdoor-authors <p>The Museum of East Texas in Lufkin will host a discussion Sunday about preserving the Neches River. The five authors on the panel have an intimate knowledge of the Neches, which flows more than 400 miles through East Texas.&nbsp;</p><p>Stephen F. Austin State emeritus professor of English, Francis&nbsp;Abernethy, has penned a new book, “Let the River Run Wild!” Abernethy collaborated with Woodville, Texas, photographer and conservationist Adrian Van Dellen. The 88-year-old Abernethy says they spent nights on the Neches River to produce the book.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:57:33 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42060 at http://redriverradio.org Neches River symposium in Lufkin features five outdoor authors Museum of East Texas extends rock 'n' roll memorabilia exhibit http://redriverradio.org/post/museum-east-texas-extends-rock-n-roll-memorabilia-exhibit <p>The <a href="http://metlufkin.org">Museum of East Texas </a>in Lufkin has turned into a mini Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the premiere of the Robert Poland Collection. The Lufkin businessman has collected musical memorabilia for nearly 60 years. Poland owns buildings in Lufkin that house thousands of autographed records, guitars and other instruments from legendary musicians who span generations – from Muddy Waters to Bruce Springsteen. Over time, Poland said he’s developed a close network of dealers around the country, never once entertaining eBay to make purchases.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 15:05:47 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 27665 at http://redriverradio.org Museum of East Texas extends rock 'n' roll memorabilia exhibit Lufkin quilter to be featured at the International Quilt Festival http://redriverradio.org/post/lufkin-quilter-be-featured-international-quilt-festival <p>A self-taught art quilter&nbsp;will be featured at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. Jeanelle McCall of Lufkin&nbsp;draws inspiration&nbsp;from&nbsp;her garden, and her palette of colorful fabric scraps&nbsp;originates&nbsp;in her&nbsp;clothes&nbsp;closet. Her quilts are currently on display at the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:38:05 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 12730 at http://redriverradio.org Lufkin quilter to be featured at the International Quilt Festival 10:01 Spotlight - A Forest Insect Alphabet http://redriverradio.org/post/1001-spotlight-forest-insect-alphabet <p>Dan Maxwell&nbsp;travels to the Museum&nbsp;of East Texas&nbsp;in Lufkin&nbsp;to speak with&nbsp;Executive Director&nbsp;J.P.&nbsp; McDonald,&nbsp;entomologist&nbsp;Dr.&nbsp;David Kulhavy&nbsp;and artists&nbsp;Charles Jones about the&nbsp;A Forest Insect Alphabet exhibit.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:01:00 +0000 5949 at http://redriverradio.org 10:01 Spotlight - A Forest Insect Alphabet Lufkin museum program melds art, music and science http://redriverradio.org/post/lufkin-museum-program-melds-art-music-and-science <p>The Museum of East&nbsp;Texas sets to life its exhibit, &quot;A Forest Insect Alphabet&quot; in a combined program involving a&nbsp;printmaker, entomologist and folk singer. The program &quot;art-science-music&quot; is Sunday at 2 p.m.&nbsp;The exhibit&nbsp;runs through Sept. 4. Dan Maxwell reports.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:28:14 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 6005 at http://redriverradio.org Lufkin museum program melds art, music and science