Artist lecture: Peter Rogers, creator of "Texas Moves Toward Statehood" Mural

portion of mural "Texas Moving Towards Statehood" at Lorenzo Zavala State Archives and Library Building painted by Peter Rogers
"Texas Moves Toward Statehood" by Peter Rogers. Photo courtesy of Texas Stage Library and Archives

For fifty years, the dramatic mural of Texas history “Texas Moves Toward Statehood” has been a fixture in the lobby of the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building. Now the original artist of the painting, Peter Rogers, returns to recount his experience painting the mural that depicts 400 years of Texas history, along with a discussion of his career in art. 

Event Details


7.31.14 | 6:00 pm


Texas State Library and Archives Commission
1201 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701


Ticket Info

Admission is free