Texas Heritage Museum

Texas Heritage Museum receives Blue Star designation

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 — The Texas Heritage Museum recently received Blue Star Museum designation. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since ...

Texas Heritage Museum showcases “Friends: Art from a Day at Russell Farm” in Art Gallery through the summer

Thursday, May 02, 2019 — The Texas Heritage Museum recently open a new exhibit in the Art Gallery space titled, “Friends: Art from a Day at Russell Farm.” It is a group show of area artists who spent a day with Hill College art instructor, Tom Sale, ...

Historical “Falling Leaves” quilt donated to Texas Heritage Museum

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — The Texas Heritage Museum has received a donation of a 200-year-old quilt called “Falling Leaves,” from David and Roberta Skelton of Hillsboro and Bill and Maria Skelton of Hawaii.  The bedspread was woven by a slave ...

Texas Heritage Museum welcomes Hillsboro native as new intern

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 — Emily Ward of Hillsboro is currently serving as an intern at the Texas Heritage Museum. She is a graduate student at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) and will graduate in May with a master’s degree in Library Science. She ...

Hill College’s Texas Heritage Museum Dean attends, presides over national conference

Monday, July 30, 2018 — John Versluis, dean of Hill College’s Texas Heritage Museum, and president of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) recently attended the AAMG and the International Council of Museums’ Committee (ICOM) for ...

Hill College’s Texas Heritage Museum Dean named president of national museums association

Monday, July 17, 2017 — John Versluis, dean of the Hill College Texas Heritage Museum, was elected to serve as the national president of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) at the annual conference held in June at the University of Oregon. Versluis ...

Hill College’s Texas Heritage Museum receives certificate from Lt. Governor

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 — The Hill College Texas Heritage Museum received a certificate from Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick that was presented at the State Capitol of the Sovereign State of Texas on April 12, 2017. The certificate was in honor of being recognized for ...

Hill College’s Texas Heritage Museum recognized for excellence by American Alliance of Museums’ Core Documents Verification program

Monday, March 27, 2017 — The Hill College Texas Heritage Museum recently passed the American Alliance of Museums’ Core Documents Verification, an important milestone in its ongoing efforts to demonstrate excellence in meeting standards and best ...