Deep in the Art of Texas

The Bryan Museum's Third Annual Gala

Celebrate the epic story of Texas, the American West, and our inspirational heritage! Bring your dancing shoes for “Deep in the Art of Texas,” an unforgettable weekend of music, art, and history.

An Evening at the Bryan: Deep in the Art of Texas
Saturday, November 10, 2018

5:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.

Recommended attire: Cocktail with Western Flare

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Gala Kickoff Party
Friday, November 9, 2018

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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All proceeds from the event support the education and outreach programs of the Museum.

2018 Honoree: John L. Nau, III

John Nau

John L. Nau, III is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P., the nation’s largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch products. Silver Eagle employs over 1,500 employees that serve 16 counties in Texas through operations in Houston, San Antonio, Conroe, Cypress, Pasadena, Rosenberg, Carrizo Springs and Del Rio. Silver Eagle also distributes Grupo Modelo beers, a broad selection of microbrews and craft beers, and several non-alcohol beverages and waters.

Nau’s commitment to service is apparent through a broad spectrum of participation in civic, community, and philanthropic organizations in Houston and throughout the country. His current involvement includes Chairman of the Texas Historical Commission, National Park Foundation Board of Directors, Civil War Trust Board of Directors, The Texas State Historical Association Board of Directors, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation Board of Directors, Advisory Council member to the Center for Big Bend Studies, and many others.

He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and from 2011 through 2015 served on the Board of Visitors, a position appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is founder and President of The Nau Foundation.

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Former Recipient

James A. Baker III
Secretary of State (1989-1992)

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