Friends of the Texas RoomThe Friends of the Texas Room meets four times each year. The quarterly meetings are held on Monday evenings on the first floor of the Julia Ideson Building unless an alternative date and location are announced.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FTxR Officers and Board of Directors have decided to conduct our quarterly Monday meetings virtually at 7:00 pm using a Zoom platform. The remaining Monday evening meetings are April 26, July 26, and October 25. Members may join the meetings by clicking on a link provided by FTxR and posted on the Welcome page of our website and in our quarterly newsletter The Dispatch.

Monday, January 27, 2021
Please Note: Meeting cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic safety concerns.

Justice Ken Wise Monday, April 26, 2021

Justice Ken Wise

"An Evening with Justice Ken Wise and Texas History"

Please Note: Meeting will be held virtually. On April 26, at 7:00 pm, join the Zoom meeting using the following link:



Kimber FountainMonday, July 26, 2021

Kimber Fountain

"The Maceo family and the 'Free State of Galveston'"

Please Note: Meeting will be held virtually. On July 26, a link will be provided.




Sandra LordMonday, October 25, 2021

Sandra Lord

"The Ghosts of Market Square"

Please Note: Meeting will be held virtually. On October 25, a link will be provided.