Maverick- A Texas Word That Became A Legend

Now open through January 7, 2018

The word Maverick has spread across the world with changing meanings. The word originated with a cattle branding story about a San Antonio resident and a Texas Declaration of Independence signer, Samuel Maverick. Learn about the man behind the word and how Maverick has made an impact in this intriguing exhibition is based on Lewis Fisher’s upcoming book MAVERICK: The American Name That Became a Legend, to be released from Trinity University Press in September 2017. From unbranded cattle, to an automobile, to a character in television and film, learn about the word and the man in this intriguing exhibit until January 7th.

This exhibition is free with museum admission.