Events

May 1—31, 2019
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition highlights both the grandeur and intensity of Spain in the Golden Age and the unique vision of El Greco, who became the greatest Spanish painter of his day, and one of the greatest artists of Western civilization. This exhibition explores the art, influence, intellectual life, and religious fervor in Spain, as reflected in the paintings and life of El Greco. For more information, please contact the Park Forest Public Library

Park Forest Public Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
May 7–June 15, 2019
Exhibition

The annexation of Texas as the twenty-eighth member of the United States of America had a profound impact on world events and the course of democracy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition narrates the story of Texas as a Mexican colony and Republic, its campaign to join the United States, the vote for annexation, and the consequences of that vote. For more information, please contact the Greg County Historical Museum.

Gregg County Historical Museum
214 North Fredonia Street
Longview, TX 75601
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
May 14–June 22, 2019
Exhibition

Featuring photographs, facsimiles of landmark documents, and quotations by Dr. King and others engaged in the struggle for civil rights, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition surveys the Civil Rights Movement from the emergence of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 through the 1990s. For more information, contact the Texas City Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Texas City Museum
409 6th Street North
Texas City, TX 77592
June 1 – July 6, 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 Grace Museum.

The Grace Museum
102 Cypress Street
Abilene, TX 79601
June 1–July 6, 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 Grace Museum.

The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St.
Abilene, TX 79601
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

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