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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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Central Library

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

This exhibit is a visual expression of the history of Latino American life in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Library Archives participated in the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History* project in Fort Worth through solicitation of donations, as well as loans of records and photographs for the purpose of digitization, to establish the Fort Worth Library’s Latino American Archives.

*Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

On display in the West Wing from June 1 – Dec. 31.

Women of Worth

The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (NLAPW), an organization of professional women artists, composers and writers founded in 1897, is dedicated to serve our communities through the arts. Enjoy the local Fort Worth Branch art exhibit which includes paintings of mixed media, oil, watercolor and pastels.

On display in the Gallery from July 5 – Aug. 21. There will be a reception from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Ella Mae Shamblee Branch


A collection of children’s mixed media art drawings and paintings from the Fortress Youth Development Center.

On display from July 2 – Aug. 18. There will be a reception from 4 - 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Last updated: June 29, 2016

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