Events

July 8–
August 19, 2019
Exhibition

Based on the Texas Monthly October 2017 cover story, “Voices from the Storm,” this exhibition features the stories of sixteen individuals who survived, witnessed, and assisted others during the five days of rain brought on by Hurricane Harvey. Using story panels, audio, exclusive photographs, and content from more than a dozen Texas Monthly staff members who covered the hurricane, Unsinkable: Voices from the Storm gives viewers insight into what it was like for Texans affected by the storm. For more information, please contact the Johnson City Library.

Johnson City Library
501 Nugent Ave.
Johnson City, TX 78636
May 14–
August 6, 2019
Exhibition

Melina Mara began photographing the thirteen women in the U.S. Senate in 2001, continuing as their number grew to fourteen in 2003. Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate, the exhibition based on her work, was created by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin, and is presented in partnership with the Humanities Texas traveling exhibitions program. For more information, please contact the Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute.

Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
300 South 5th Street
Waco, TX 76701
June 24–July 31, 2019
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 River Vallery Pioneer Museum.

River Valley Pioneer Museum
118 North 2nd St.
Canadian, TX 79014
July 1—31, 2019
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 J. N. Long Cultural Arts Complex

J. N. Long Cultural Arts Complex
425 Granbury Street
Cleburne, TX 76033
August 1—31, 2019
Exhibition

Tutankhamun is the most familiar and most popular of ancient Egyptian rulers. When Howard Carter found his tomb in 1922, the whole world paid attention. When his treasures toured the United States, unprecedented crowds lined up to view and learn. This exhibition, based on the major traveling display, has been reconstructed to tell the story of Tutankhamun as it was told through Carter’s discovery and the original traveling exhibition. For more information, please contact the J. N. Long Cultural Arts Complex.

J. N. Long Cultural Arts Complex
425 Granbury Street
Cleburne, TX 76033
August 9 – November 4, 2019
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 Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute.

Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
300 South 5th Street
Waco, TX 76701
August 19—September. 14, 2019
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 Llano County Historical Museum.

Llano County Historical Museum
310 Besemer Street
Llano, TX 78643
August 19–
September 30, 2019
Exhibition

State Fair is a visual distillation of Arthur Grace's photographic odyssey through fairs in ten states—California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia. Time and again, regardless of geographical location, Grace's images deftly capture the strange mixture of the traditional, the kitsch, and the off-the-wall that is unique to these annual gatherings, which began as a celebration of rural American life and have evolved into super-sized extravaganzas. State Fair is an exhibition by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin, presented in partnership with Humanities Texas. For further information regarding this event, please contact the Courthouse-on-the-Square.

Courthouse-on-the-Square
110 W. Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201
September 1–
October 1, 2019
Exhibition

William Shakespeare is the quintessential subject for a humanities program. Born into a culture formed by the great humanists of the Renaissance, he peopled the stage with characters that embody both the glory and riddle of being human. Shakespeare draws primarily from print resources of the Harry Ransom Center and production photographs of the Department of Theater and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin. For more information, please contact the Wells Branch Community Library.

Wells Branch Community Library
15001 Wells Port Dr.
Austin, TX 78728
October 1–31, 2019
Exhibition

In the 1840s, German immigrants began settling at New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Sisterdale, and other locations in Central Texas, imparting a distinctive character to these communities. This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features reproductions of archival photographs, newspaper headlines, maps, and paintings that tell the story of a people remarkable for individual and communal industry in setting down roots and adapting ways of the old country to life in a new world. For more information, please contact the Z. I. Hale Museum.

Z. I. Hale Museum
221 W. Dale St
Winters, TX 79567

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