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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

Lake Worth: 100 Years of Recreation

The City of Fort Worth built Lake Worth in 1914 as a destination for recreation and entertainment. The lake and its 100-year history are brought to life through a collection of photographs and historical documents. On display in the West Wing from July 1 to December 27.

RadioShack: 1929 - 2003

RadioShack has been a technological innovator for more than 90 years. Learn about the company's history through photographs, corporate documents, scrapbooks and other items of interest. The exhibit features Tandy-manufactered computers. On display in the West Wing from July 1 to December 27.

Red-Winged Blackbird

Exhibit features vintage mining helmets and equipment, along with photographs of the Ludlow tent colony, an armored car used against the striking workers, the soldiers deployed to the strike zone and the funeral procession for one of the main characters from the novel, Red-Winged Blackbird.  This exhibit accompanies the lecture and reading by the novel's author, Bob Reed. More information about the program can be found here. On display in the Grand Hall of Knowledge glass case from July 2 through August 31.

People's Lives: A Celebration of the Human Spirit

Bill Wright's exhibit features documentary photographs from his travels to unusual locations, photographing people in their native environments. The exhibit was produced with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities. On display in the Gallery from July 25 to September 5.

Updated 22 July 2014

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