Events

January 31–
February 27, 2022
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 Golemon Library at Ranger College.

Golemon Library at Ranger College
1240 College Circle
Ranger, TX 76470
February 1–March 15, 2022
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition includes forty-four facsimile prints of exceptional pen-and-ink drawings by Clifford K. Berryman that highlight timeless aspects of the American campaign and election process. Although faces and personalities change, Berryman's cartoons illustrate how the political process in our democracy has remained remarkably consistent. The cartoons provide relevant commentary and fascinating insight into the campaigns and elections of today. For more information, please contact the Patrick Heath Public Library.

Patrick Heath Public Library
451 North Main
Boerne, TX 78006
February 2–
March 16, 2022
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 Whitehead Memorial Museum.

Whitehead Memorial Museum
1308 S. Main Street
Del Rio, TX 78840
February 4-March 26, 2022
Exhibition

Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island, a new Humanities Texas traveling exhibition presented in collaboration with the Bullock Texas State History Museum, explores the Port of Galveston's role in the story of 19th and 20th century immigration to the United States and considers universal themes of immigration including leaving home, encountering danger, confronting discrimination, and navigating bureaucracy. For more information, contact the Fort Bend Museum.

Fort Bend Museum
410 South 5th St.
Richmond, TX 77469
February 5—
May 14, 2022
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 Wichita Falls Museum of Art.

Wichita Falls Museum of Art
2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
February 20–
March 31, 2022
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 Irving Archives and Museum.

Irving Archives and Museum
801 W. Irving Blvd
Irving, TX 75060
March 1–29, 2022
Exhibition

On the frozen morning of March 1, 1836, forty-four men shivered in an unfinished house in the tiny hamlet of Washington, Texas. They and fifteen other men who later joined them, representing all the municipalities in the Mexican province of Texas, declared the province to be a free and independent republic. Through twenty panels of photographic images and captions, this exhibition presents an expanded look at these fifty-nine extraordinary men who brought modern Texas into being. For more information, contact the Chappell Hill Historical Society.

Chappell Hill Historical Society
9220 Poplar Street
Chappell Hill, TX 77426
March 1–31, 2022
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition surveys the Alamo of the Texas imagination through illustrations drawn from historical documents, paintings, sketches, cartoons, comic books, television, and movie interpretations. For more information, contact the City of Leander Park and Recreation.

City of Leander Parks and Recreation
406 Municipal Dr.
Leander, TX 78641
March 2–
April 13, 2022
Exhibition

Photographer Rick Williams has captured images of workers and work places in three diverse industries that constitute the three pillars of the Texas economy: ranching, oil, and technology. Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams features forty finely detailed photographs that evoke a powerful sense of what it must feel like to engage in the work depicted, as well as the unique character each industry brings to the Texas landscape. For more information, contact the Whitehead Memorial Museum.

Whitehead Memorial Museum
1308 S. Main Street
Del Rio, TX 78840
March 3–26, 2022
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 Historic Upshur Museum.

Historic Upshur Museum
119 Simpson Street
Gilmer, TX 75644

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