8:00  |  The Scott Building

Breakfast burritos served, on the North corner of S Main and E Howell, off the Square

9:00 - 9:25  |  Texas Theater Lobby and Theater Auditorium

Registration and Introductions

9:30 - 10:25  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

"Frank Reaugh's 24 Hours with the Herd, A Dramatic Reading"

Michael R. Grauer, McCasland Chair of Cowboy Culture & Curator of Cowboy Collections & Western Art, National Cowboy Museum

10:30 - 11:20  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

"Real Cowboy Music"

Michael Martin Murphey, Singer songwriter will give a lecture regarding the "Real Cowboy Music" from the trail-driving era

11:25 - 11:45  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

City Ordinances

Tom Weger

11:45 - 1:00  |  Saint Jo Restaurants

$10 lunch voucher provided for each Symposium ticket holder. For use in restaurants within Saint Jo, only.

1:00 - 1:10  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

Welcome Back

1:10 - 2:00  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

"She Doesn't Have Time for Nonsense, She has Cattle for That."

Diana Vela, Ph.D., Associate Executive Director, Exhibits & Education, National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame

2:10 - 3:00  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

"Trailing Cattle from Texas in Myth and Memory"

Byron Price, Dir. of Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West, University of Oklahoma

3:00 - 4:00  |  Texas Theater Auditorium

Question & Answer Session

4:00 - 5:00  |  Davis & Blevins Gallery, on the Square

Wine & Cheese Social Hour + Book Signing


Evening Dinner and Concert Event
Blue Ostrich Winery & Vineyard, 5611 FM-2382, Saint Jo, TX 76265

"An Evening With Michael Martin Murphey"

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Doors Open: 6:30pm

Showtime: 7:30pm

** This event requires tickets purchased ahead of time as there is limited seating; different levels of tickets are available. Please clink this link for more information.**

Singer Songwriter, Michael Martin Murphey will perform his first concert in Texas since COVID-19. Murphey’s musical journey has taken many unpredictable paths over the past 50 years. Topping the Pop, Country, Western and Bluegrass charts. Get ready to strap in, sit back, and enjoy the ride!