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 Asamblea / Assembly,  Xalatlaco, State of Mexico, 1965, © Rodrigo Moya          Ixtle Family / Familia Ixtle, © 1965, Rodrigo Moya


AUGUST 3, 2015 - JULY 2, 2016
RODRIGO MOYA: Photography and Conscience / Fotografía y conciencia 

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University organized this important exhibition—and the bilingual monograph that accompanies it—by drawing from their significant holdings of Rodrigo Moya’s gelatin silver prints. The first retrospective of Moya’s career to be exhibited in the United States, these 90-plus images reveal his vision and precision in an important chapter of the history of twentieth-century Mexican photography.

The exhibition RODRIGO MOYA: Photography and Conscience / Fotografía y conciencia was curated by Carla Ellard of the Wittliff Collections, and it is part of FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA, the annual international photography festival based in San Antonio Texas. Fotoseptiembre logo

[left] Asamblea / Assembly, 1965, © Rodrigo Moya 
[right] Familia Ixtle / Ixtle Family, 1965, © Rodrigo Moya 

Speckled Dog, © 2000, O. Rufus Lovett

Coming Soon! 

AUGUST 10, 2015 - May 13, 2016
ANIMALS AMONG US: Photographs from the Permanent Collection 

[above] Speckled Dog, 2000, © O.Rufus Lovett

Hat Creek Outfit



Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a huge viewing audience and earning numerous awards, including 18 Emmy® nominations and seven wins. The show won two Golden Globes, for Best Miniseries and Best Actor in a Miniseries (Robert Duvall). The film was deemed Program of the Year by the National Television Critics Association, as well as Outstanding Dramatic Achievement. It received the D.W. Griffith Award for Best Television Miniseries, and CBS was presented with a Peabody Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drama.

From hats to gun belts to boots, the complete outfits of Augustus “Gus” McCrae, Jake Spoon, and Woodrow F. Call (played by Robert Duvall, Robert Urich, and Tommy Lee Jones) are just a few of the many “making of” materials the Wittliff Collections have on permanent display from the beloved miniseries based on Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. This exhibition from the Wittliff’s major Lonesome Dove production archive takes visitors behind the scenes of the Emmy-winning show, with a look at props and principal costumes, set designs, costume sketches and production notes, Bill Wittliff's screenplay drafts, script pages, and photographs, plus much, much more.


A Book on the Making of Lonesome Dove by John SpongNOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! 
Purchase A Book on the Making of Lonesome Dove signed by screenwriter and co-executive producer Bill Wittliff, author John Spong, and archives photographer Jeff Wilson.

Purchase A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove by Bill Wittliff.

Tour the Lonesome Dove Collection online.

[above] The Hat Creek Outfit, © 1988, Bill Wittliff

Coming Soon!

August 17, 2015 - July 2, 2016
PLACES IN THE HEART: Texas Cinescapes