Gone From Houstonon Apr 13, 2017 at 11:13 am
Join The Antiquarium and Houston Historian R.W. McKinney as he talks about Houston history, including his "Gone From Houston" series that features landmark buildings, places, and experiences gone from the Houston landscape.
Sunday, April 23rd, 1:30-4:00
20% of all revenue from unframed art sales during the event will benefit Harris County Historical Society and Houston Area Youth Council on Service.
Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP now to firstname.lastname@example.org
About R.W. McKinney
R.W. McKinney is an active member in the historical community; he lectures, gives weekly tours onboard Houston's only Double Decker sightseeing bus, and serves on the boards and commissions of numerous non-profit museums, libraries, and educational organizations, including the Harris County Historical Commission, the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, the LaPorte Bay Area Historical Society, president of the Bellaire Historical Society, and vice president of the Harris County Historical Society, the oldest area historical non-profit, started in 1923. He teaches a course on Houston history to the Houston Area Youth Council on Service.
Since 2008 Mr. McKinney has served as the resident historian for the Emmy Award-winning KHOU Channel 11's Great Day Houston with Deborah Duncan, appearing every two weeks with a segment on Houston History, and last August, Mr. McKinney, chaired the City of Houston's 180th Birthday Party at Sam Houston Park with Mayor Sylvester Turner and honorary chair Council Member Robert Gallegos.