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August 21, 2016

The tradition continues on Tuesday, September 13th, from 7 to 9 pm when Austin's literary community gathers to celebrate the 154th birthday of former Austin resident and prolific short story writer William Sydney Porter (a.k.a. “O. Henry”) AND applaud Central Texas writers who published a new book in 2015-2016. 

The annual event, sponsored by the Brush Square Museums Foundation, is more than a chan...

September 18, 2015

An unlikely thunderstorm could not spoil the evening at O. Henry’s Birthday Party celebrated at the Brush Square Museums Thursday, September 10. Foundation members, special guests, and museum staff were all on hand to mark O. Henry’s birthday with fellowship, refreshments, and of course, a birthday cake covered with 153 lighted candles.

 

The highlight of the evening was the recognition of 52 local...

September 11, 2014

 

We had a cake covered in 152 candles ready to light at our, September 11th museum party. The firemen from the next door station doused it. We ate another cake, of course!

We also used the occasion to recognize local writers and their work published in 2014.

 

Thank you to our wonderful donors, board members, museum staff, and volunteers for a successful fundraising event!

 

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