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Artsy Austin crowd gathers for an exclusive night at the museum

Artsy Austin crowd gathers for an exclusive night at the museum

Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exhibitions Tiffany Young Kesley Robinson Paige Briggs Cory Watson Heath Robinson
Tiffany Young, Kelsey Robinson, Paige Briggs, Cory Watson, and Heath Robinson. Photo by Brian Diggs
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exhibitions
Guests enjoyed an after-hours look at Harry Ransom Center's new exhibits. Photo by Brian Diggs
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exterior line
The opening party drew an enthusiastic crowd. Photo by Pete Smith
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 photo booth cute couple
One couple having fun at the photo booth. Photo by Pete Smith
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 Margie Rine Cory Whitemore Taylor Sorenson
Margie Rine, Cory Whitemore, and Taylor Sorenson. Photo by Pete Smith
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 Gerald Cloud Kate Contakos
Gerald Cloud and Kate Contakos. Photo by Pete Smith
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exhibitions Judy Gressel Betty Gressel
Judy and Betty Gressel. Photo by Brian Diggs
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 Helen Baer Cheryl McGrath
Helen Baer and Cheryl McGrath. Photo by Pete Smith
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exhibitions Tiffany Young Kesley Robinson Paige Briggs Cory Watson Heath Robinson
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exhibitions
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exterior line
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 photo booth cute couple
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 Margie Rine Cory Whitemore Taylor Sorenson
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 Gerald Cloud Kate Contakos
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 exhibitions Judy Gressel Betty Gressel
Ampersand Harry Ransom Center spring 2016 Helen Baer Cheryl McGrath

What: "Ampersand" Opening Party

Where: Harry Ransom Center

The lowdown: Art enthusiasts gathered on February 12 for an exclusive opening party celebrating the Harry Ransom Center's two new exhibits, Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions and Shakespeare in Print and Performance.

Guests enjoyed sips courtesy of The Austin Wine Merchant and Dripping Springs Vodka along with light bites as they explored the stunning exhibitions in a unique after-hours setting. The exhibits are open to the public through May 29.

Who: JB Heidrick, Carol Heidrick, Tiffany Young, Kelsey Robinson, Paige Briggs, Cory Watson, Heath Robinson, Helen Baer, Cheryl McGrath, Judy Gressel, Betty Gressel, Gerald Cloud, Kate Contakos, Margie Rine, Cory Whitemore, and Taylor Sorenson.