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    Discover the legacy of Juneteenth Rodeos in Texas.

    Take a midday break with our High Noon Talks! Discover the interesting, and often untold, stories of Texas at our casual lunchtime talk series.

    During the late 1970s, Texan photojournalist Sarah Bird found herself captivated by non-mainstream rodeos. She documented a variety of competitions for many years, and truly fell in love with the Black rodeos.

    Join us for a photographic journey, retracing the history of the small-town rodeo experience. Immerse yourself in the camaraderie, excitement, and skill showcased in the arena, which illuminate the spirit of the Black rodeos and make Juneteenth celebrations the most triumphant and jubilant of them all.

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