FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The cast of the “Lonesome Dove” TV miniseries has been invited to help celebrate the 1989 program and benefit a museum dedicated to the Southwest.
Texas State University in San Marcos on Wednesday announced plans for the 2016 Lonesome Dove Reunion & Trail in Fort Worth.
The school is home to the Wittliff Collections, founded by writer and producer Bill Wittliff. Wittliff was screenwriter and co-executive producer of the “Lonesome Dove” miniseries, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Larry McMurtry.
Events run January through June in Fort Worth, including miniseries photos, costumes and other western exhibits at the Sid Richardson Museum, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and the Cattle Raisers Museum.
A gala, featuring cast and crew, will be March 31 at the Fort Worth Stockyards.
THE LONESOME DOVE TRAIL – EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
LONESOME DOVE: THE ART OF STORY
Sid Richardson Museum
January 15 – June 19, 2016
Trace the path of the Lonesome Dove story, from Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel to the original
movie script to the legendary miniseries. Explore the 19th-century American West through paintings and bronzes
by Remington and Russell, a cowboy’s cattle-drive diary, and works from the Lonesome Dove production
www.sidrichardsonmuseum.org • 817.332.6554
BULLETS AND BUSTLES: COSTUMES OF LONESOME DOVE
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
February 19 – April 17, 2016
View the costumes of Gus and Call, props, and sketches.
www.cowgirl.net • 817.336.4475
PHOTOGRAPHS FROM LONESOME DOVE BY BILL WITTLIFF
Cattle Raisers Museum
February 19 – April 17, 2016
During the production of Lonesome Dove, co-executive producer and screenwriter Bill Wittliff took photographs
that are works of art in themselves. View these extraordinary photos during this limited-time exhibition.
www.cattleraisersmusem.org • 817.332.8551
SCREENING OF LONESOME DOVE MINISERIES
Parts 1 and 2: March 28, 2016, Time TDB
Parts 3 and 4: March 29, 2016, Time TDB
Experience Lonesome Dove outdoors under the stars on a large movie screen in the heart of downtown Fort
www.sundancesquare.com • 817.255.5700
PANEL DISCUSSIONS WITH THE CAST AND CREW
March 30, 2016, Texas Christian University, 6 p.m.
www.tcu.edu • 817.257.7000
March 31, 2016, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
www.cartermuseum.org • 817.738.1933
Share intimate moments with the cast and crew as they reminisce and tell stories from behind the scenes. Seating
is limited. Ticket details will be announced on March 1, 2016.
LONESOME DOVE REUNION OF THE CAST AND CREW
River Ranch, Fort Worth Stockyards
March 31, 2016, 6 p.m.
Join the cast and crew for a historic reunion featuring appearances by the artists, great live music, silent and live
auctions, a tribute to Larry McMurtry, and more. Those scheduled to appear include Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee
Jones, Diane Lane, Anjelica Huston, Ricky Schroder, Glenne Headly, D.B. Sweeney, and many more. Tables and
VIP sponsorships are available. Benefitting the Wittliff Collections.
www.LonesomeDoveReunion.com • 512-245-5154
VAQUEROS, COWBOYS, AND COWGIRLS: TEXAS CATTLE TRAILS TO THE WORLD
History Symposium, Fort Worth Library
April 2, 2016, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Take part in a fascinating symposium co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Southwest about cattle trail
history featuring prominent historians Frank de la Teja, Byron Price, Joyce Roach, and Richard Slatta. Ticket
details to come.
www.fortworthlibrary.org • 817.392.7323
LONESOME DOVE: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WITTLIFF COLLECTIONS
Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas
April 30 – July 23, 2016
View authentic Lonesome Dove costumes, props, photographs, and more.
www.theoldjailartcenter.org • 325.762.2269