Events

April 3–30, 2019
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition surveys the vitality and breadth of creative writing in Texas from the mid-twentieth century to the turn of the twenty-first century. It provides an overview of the literary accomplishments of Texas writers in a series of panels featuring portraits of authors, books, workplaces, narrative settings, and evocative quotations. For more information, please contact the Palo Alto College—Ozuna Library.

Palo Alto College—Ozuna Library
1400 W Villaret Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
April 5—May 3, 2019
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 Z. I. Hale Museum.

Z. I. Hale Museum Inc.
221 W. Dale St
Winters, TX 79567
April 9, 2019,
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at Houston Community College. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

HCC Eastside Campus
6815 Rustic St.
Houston, TX 77087
April 10, 2019,
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at The University of Texas at El Paso. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

The University of Texas at El Paso
351 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79902
April 12, 2019,
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at Texas A&M University. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

Texas A&M University
398 Spence St.
College Station, TX 77843
April 17–May 15, 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 Coleman Public Library.

Coleman Public Library
402 S Commercial Ave
Coleman, TX 76834
April 17, 2019,
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at The University of Texas at El Paso. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

The University of Texas at El Paso
351 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79902
April 18, 2019,
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Discussion

Veterans, their family and friends, and other interested civilians are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Veterans’ Voices reading and discussion series at Texas A&M University. At each program, participants come together in small groups to read aloud from classic and contemporary literary texts about war, military service, and the return to civilian life. After the readings, participants engage in facilitated conversations that explore how the texts relate to their own experience and allow for shared reflection on combat and civic responsibility. This program is free and open to the public.

Texas A&M University
398 Spence St.
College Station, TX 77843
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

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