University of Texas at Arlington

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Digital Exhibits

Reeder Image

Drawing on the extensive Dickson and Flora Reeder Papers and Reeder School Records, the journey begins with the origins of Reeder School and explores the selection, production, and performance of the school's plays as well as the students' immersion...

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Special Collections
Photo by Cirrus Bonneau

By day they are factory workers, retail clerks, stay-at-home mothers, and students. But once a week, enveloped in a funk of cigarettes, spilled beer, and french fries, they become a crush of thousands screaming for blood and cheering for Texas and the...

Exhibit Curators: Oliver Bateman
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Brenda McClurkin
Time Frames

Since 2003, items from Special Collections have been showcased in a recurring Fort Worth Star-Telegram feature. Time Frames regularly spotlights a photograph, map, or document drawn from a broad spectrum of subjects in our extensive collections of the...

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Special Collections
JFK logo

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Special Collections' fall 2013 exhibit explored his enthusiastic visit to Fort Worth on November 22, 1963, before his tragic assassination in Dallas later that...

Exhibit Curators: Cathy Spitzenberger, Brenda McClurkin
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Past Physical Exhibits

A maze in the shape of a black woman's profile

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Exhibit Curators: Kiriakis Newman
Exhibit Dates:
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Exhibit Location: Central Library, 2nd Floor
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Kiriakis Newman
Black and white image of Jim Hayes worked hard to push a track chair into a stadium.

“Building a Barrier-Free Campus” explores how UTA began to become a model accessible campus for students with disabilities starting in the mid-1960s—a time when disabled students had no right to attend K-12 schools or college. The exhibit covers a...

Exhibit Curators: Sarah Rose, Trevor Engel
Exhibit Dates:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 to Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Exhibit Location: Central Library, 6th Floor, Parlor
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Dr. Sarah Rose
Cooking laboratory at Grubbs Vocational College, early 1920s

Arlington College opened its doors to 75 students in 1895.  Today, that number will not even fill a large lecture hall on the University of Texas at Arlington campus.

Exhibit Curators: Betty Shankle (Lead), Beverly Carver, Karen Hopkins, Ben Huseman, Lea Worcester
Exhibit Dates:
Sunday, January 24, 2016 to Saturday, August 20, 2016
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Special Collections
UTA women's volleyball team member sets up a shot for her teammate.

UTA athletics are spotlighted in a free exhibit, “Score!,” displayed on the sixth floor of Central Library.

Exhibit Curators: Lea Worcester, Evelyn Barker
Exhibit Dates:
Thursday, February 11, 2016 to Friday, April 29, 2016
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Special Collections
Black history month display

Stop by the book display on the first floor of the Cenral Library as we celebrate Black History month. The display takes a look at civil rights and social reform of the past and present, as well as plans for the future.

Exhibit Curators: Kiriakis Newman
Exhibit Dates:
Thursday, February 18, 2016 to Monday, February 29, 2016
Exhibit Location: Central Library, 1st Floor
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Kiriakis Newman
Photo by Cirrus Bonneau

By day they are factory workers, retail clerks, stay-at-home mothers, and students. But once a week, enveloped in a funk of cigarettes, spilled beer, and french fries, they become a crush of thousands screaming for blood and cheering for Texas and the...

Exhibit Curators: Oliver Bateman
Exhibit Dates:
Monday, August 24, 2015 to Saturday, January 16, 2016
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Brenda McClurkin
Exhibit sign and display case

In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UT Arlington Libraries invites you to visit “I Fight Like a Girl,” an exhibit that allows you to learn more about what it's like to live with breast cancer, now displayed on the second floor of Central...

Exhibit Curators: Jody Bailey
Exhibit Dates:
Thursday, October 8, 2015 to Saturday, October 31, 2015
Exhibit Location: Central Library, 2nd Floor
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Jody Bailey
A group of African-American Texans on Juneteenth

This exhibit, co-sponsored by the UT Arlington Libraries, UT Arlington History Department, and Center for Greater Southwestern Studies, will feature over 60 photographs from across the state.

Exhibit Dates:
Saturday, March 28, 2015 to Sunday, August 9, 2015
Exhibit Location: Central Library, 6th Floor, Parlor
Pancho Villa comic book cover

More widely read in Mexico than any other form of cheap print, comics provide a window into the archetypes, stories, and cultural scripts that influenced generations of readers, rich and poor. A new exhibit, ¡Viva México!

Exhibit Dates:
Monday, March 16, 2015 to Saturday, August 8, 2015
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Special Collections
Artwork from the MavsArt Spring 2015 exhibit.

The semi-annual UTA community art show, MavsArt, displays on the first floor of the Central Library. Everyone is welcome. MavsArt Spring 2015 features 52 works by 13 artists drawn from UTA students, faculty, and staff.

Exhibit Dates:
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to Friday, May 15, 2015
Exhibit Location: Central Library, 1st Floor
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Monique Mojica