Events

May 10–September 25, 2020
Exhibition

Capturing the sweeping visual imagery of the original miniseries, the Lonesome Dove exhibition presents classic images taken during filming by Bill Wittliff, renowned photographer, writer, and executive producer (with Suzanne De Passe) of Lonesome Dove. The images, however, are worlds apart from ordinary production stills, depicting an extraordinary union of art, literature, and history. For more information contact the Museum of the Southwest.

Museum of the Southwest
1705 W. Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX 79701
May 22—June 19, 2020
Exhibition

Created to celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts detailing the struggle in Texas. For more information, contact the Brazoria County Historical Museum.

Brazoria County Historical Museum
100 East Cedar St.
Angleton, TX 77515
June 4—June 26, 2020
Exhibition

Drawn from files of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service archives at Texas A&M University, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition uses photographs and explanatory texts to convey a sense of the lives of rural Texas women, helpful programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Extension Service, and the changes that swept across rural Texas in the Great Depression and World War II. For more information, contact the Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum.

Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum
9220 Poplar St
Chappell Hill, TX 77426
June 15–July 15, 2020
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition is both a cartoon history of Texas politics and a history of political cartooning in Texas.  It tells the story of one hundred years of events in Texas from 1890–1990 using political cartoons and informative text. This exhibition serves as a compilation of the visual commentaries of journalists about the issues and people most important to Texans during the one hundred year period. For more information contact the Kerr Regional History Center.

Kerr Regional History Center
425 Water St
Kerrville, TX 78028
June 22—July 31, 2020
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition looks at early Texas buildings for information about settlers' visions of community and progress and their accommodation to the physical demands and economic realities of everyday life. For more information, contact the River Valley Pioneer Museum.

River Valley Pioneer Museum
118 North 2nd St.
Canadian, TX 79014
July 1—July 28, 2020
Exhibition

Created to celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts detailing the struggle in Texas. For more information, contact the Lillie Russell Memorial Library.

Lillie Russell Memorial Library
200 E. Hubbard St.
Lindale, TX 75771
July 13–August 23, 2020
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition provides a historical overview of U.S. Latino participation in World War II and features historical photographs from the U.S. Latino & Latina WWII Oral History Project archives and contemporary photographs of men and women of the WWII generation by photojournalist Valentino Mauricio. It focuses on individual stories that reveal larger themes such as citizenship and civil rights and features excerpts from the more than five hundred oral history interviews that were part of the project. For more information, contact the Silent Wings Museum.

Silent Wings Museum
6202 N I-27
Lubbock, TX 79403
August 1—August 29, 2020
Exhibition

Created to celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts detailing the struggle in Texas. For more information, contact the Tyler Public Library.

Tyler Public Library
201 S. College Ave
Tyler, TX 75702
September 1 – September 30, 2020
Exhibition

Based on a major traveling exhibition by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and developed by Humanities Texas, The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor utilizes photographs, illustrations, and explanatory text to explore the age of chivalry. For more information, please contact the Czech Heritage Museum & Genealogy Center.

Czech Heritage Museum & Genealogy Center
119 W. French Ave.
Temple, TX 76501
September 2—September 28, 2020
Exhibition

Created to celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts detailing the struggle in Texas. For more information, contact the Robert R. Muntz Library at the University of Texas at Tyler

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