Program for Adults
The Heritage Society offers a variety of entertaining, educational programming for adults. Our lectures are scheduled day and evening and cover a diverse array of topics. Other lectures are done in conjunction with changing THS exhibits.
Check out our Calendar of Events for listing.
Noon Lecture Series
The Heritage Society noon lectures are open to both members and the general public. Recent speakers have included Andrew Torget on Cotton and Texas Slavery, JR Gonzales with Historic Houston Photos, Mike Cox on Texas Oil, Lizette Cobb on Texas Jazz, Mike Acosta on the Houston Astros, Jim Bevill on Financing the Texas Revolution, Steven Fenberg on Jesse Jones, Edward Chen on the History of Houston’s Chinese Community and Brad Jones on the Restoration of LaBelle. There is something to interest everyone.
The lectures take place on the third Thursday of each month at noon in The Heritage Society Tea Room and are free for members, $5 for non-members. You are welcome to purchase a box lunch at the lecture for just $11.50, or bring your own. You may pre-order a lunch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the Kellum-Noble House.
April 19 – Michael Bludworth, The Houston Airport Turns 90
May 17 – Mitchel Roth, Convict Cowboys: Texas Prison Rodeo
June 21 – Ron Goodwin, Confederate Monuments in Texas