Elizabet Ney was a sculptor and supporter of liberal arts in the state of Texas and specifically the Univ of Texas. She rubbed elbows with so many prominent Texas figures from the state governors...
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This museum was once known as Formosa, the art studio of Elisabet Ney, one of the earliest studios built in Texas. Today the museum sits on an overgrown property, that must have been a beautiful...
I accidently discovered this gem about 20 years ago. Recently I remebered it and wanted to take a friend. I couldnt remeber the name though and it tood me some research to find. Effort well spent....
As well as a nice transatlantic sculpture collection (featuring Ney's German and Texan works), the museum is a nice monument to the development of Austin and Hyde Park: the intellectual currents,...