Events

March 3–April 16, 2022
Exhibition

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features six poster panels, each examining a single U.S. president's aspirations and illustrating the programs and initiatives that advanced his vision. A corresponding online resource center contains a rich set of teaching materials to supplement the use of the poster series. For more information, contact the Eastland County Museum.

Eastland County Museum
114 S. Seaman St.
Eastland, TX 76448
March 7–
April 4, 2022
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 Museum of Southern History.

The Museum of Southern History
7502 Fondren Rd.
Houston, TX 77074
March 7–
April 4, 2022
Exhibition

In the 1930s, photographers working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) captured unforgettable images of human fortitude and despair in the face of calamity. Nebraska photographer Bill Ganzel set out in the late 1970s to find and re-photograph Dust Bowl survivors for a book and exhibition. This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition combines the FSA photographs and Ganzel’s interviews to create an eloquent story of human fortitude. For more information, contact the Kurth Memorial Library.

Kurth Memorial Library
706 S. Raguet St.
Lufkin, TX 75901
March 25–June 25, 2022
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 Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum.

Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum
315 W Ave B
Temple, TX 76501
March 29–
April 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 Heritage Museum of Big Spring.

Heritage Museum of Big Spring
510 Scurry Street
Big Spring, TX 79720
April 11–May 9, 2022
Event

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 Texas A&M University Texarkana.

Texas A&M University Texarkana
7101 University Avenue
Texarkana, TX 75503
April 12–May 10, 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 Lone Star College and Harris County Public Library.

Lone Star College and Harris County Public Library
9191 Barker Cypress Rd
Cypress, TX 77433
August 20–October 1, 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 East Texas Oil Museum.

East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College
1301 S. Henderson Blvd
Kilgore, TX 75662
October 22–December 3, 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 East Texas Oil Museum.

East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College
1301 S. Henderson Blvd
Kilgore, TX 75662

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