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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

Juneteenth Through the Eyes of the Artists

Join us for this mixed media exhibit of local artists portraying June 19, 1865.

On display in the Gallery from May 31 to June 24. There will be an reception and book signings on Friday, June 17 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. This exhibit is part of our Juneteenth Celebrations

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. There will be a reception on Thursday, June 2 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The reception is part of our Fort Worth Local History Month Celebration.

Ella Mae Shamblee Branch

Preserving African-American History through the Visual Arts

A view of early African-American Life as it transitions towards a special occasion: the Emancipation Proclamation Juneteenth Celebration.

On display from May 2 – June 28. This exhibit is part of our Juneteenth Celebrations

Last updated: May 27, 2016

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