Museum of South Texas History
Rickey Pittman: “The Bard of the South”
Award-winning storyteller set to perform musical show Nov. 15 The Museum of South Texas History (“MOSTHistory”), a museum chronicling the heritage of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico, invites the community to enjoy a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly Sunday Speaker Series event featuring Rickey Pittman, “The Bard of the South”, on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
The award-winning storyteller and folksinger will perform in the MOSTHistory Grand Lobby, sharing a variety of musical numbers from “Songs & Stories of the Rio Grande Valley” that include history and culture of the region. Pittman will also be reading from his latest publication, Rio Grande Valley ABC, and will be available to sign copies that can be purchased in the Museum Store. Pittman’s newly published book features elements from life in the Rio Grande Valley. From historical to natural references, it is clear the RGV is situated in the crossroads between the United States and Mexico.
Expect acoustic guitar tunes, fun rhyming and engaging history during this family-friendly event, sure to be a hit with old and young alike. Sunday Speaker Series is included in the fee for regular admission. FRIENDS of the Museum are admitted free as a benefit of FRIENDship.
This program is made possible with generous support from the Carmen C. Guerra Endowment. Mrs. Guerra was deeply committed to supporting educational opportunities in the Rio Grande Valley. This named endowment was created at the museum by her family to honor her memory and to continue her commitment to providing opportunities for education to the community.