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Art Exhibits and Displays

From paintings and photos to sculptures and collectibles, the Fort Worth Library offers a number of quality exhibits throughout the year. The Library strives to present some of the best works of local artists, photographers and collectors, celebrating both the talent and diversity of our community.

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Current Exhibits

Central Library

YWCA 1856-2007: Early Leadership in Fort Worth

The YWCA of Fort Worth, chartered in 1907, was the first YWCA in the state of Texas. Its mission is to transform the lives of women, children and families from poverty to independence. The history of the institution is brought to life through a collection of photographs, memorabilia and historical documents. On display in the West Wing from January 2 to June 27.

Documenting the Legacy of César Estrada Chávez

These photographs document migrant farm worker heritage and immerse viewers in the dynamic political and artistic culture of El Movimiento, the Chicano Civil Rights Movement. The exhibit features photographer Jesús Manuel Mena Garza, is curated by Ann Marie Leimer, Ph.D. and sponsored by the César Chávez Committee of Tarrant County. On display in the Gallery from March 30 to April 30. Reception will be Tuesday, April 14, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Updated 25 March 2015

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