Pro­ceed gen­tly; the eyes of Texas he­roes are upon you

Austin American-Statesman - - METRO & STATE -

At the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Li­brary Build­ing down­town, the restora­tion of the ‘Texas Moves To­ward State­hood’ mu­ral is un­der way. On Tues­day, art con­ser­va­tor Mark Van Gelder, left, and Michael Gruen- ing work on the 45-foot-by-12-foot mu­ral painted by Peter Rogers in 1964 (only the mid­dle por­tion of the panoramic mu­ral is pic­tured here). Af­ter a $20 mil­lion ren­o­va­tion, the build­ing will be reded­i­cated this fall.

Jar­rad Hen­der­son

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