Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington. On the 6th floor of Central Library, Special Collections concentrates on historical materials relating to Texas, the U.S. War with Mexico (1846-1848), the cartographic history of Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, and Mexico from 1810-1920. The collections include more than 30,000 volumes, 7,000 linear feet of manuscript and archival collections, 5,000 historical maps, 3,600,000 photographic prints and negatives, and thousands of items in other formats.
Intimate Modernism: Fort Worth Circle Artists in the 1940s. A fascinating story of visual art and American modernism is embedded in the history of 1940s Fort Worth. This special exhibition features more than 100 paintings, watercolors, and prints created by a group of artists who were among the first to introduce progressive art to this region.
February 16–May 11, 2008 at the Amon Carter Museum.
Hip Pocket Theatre. The Hip Pocket Theatre was founded in 1976 by Johnny and Diane Simons and Douglas Balentine. It is currently in its 32nd season and, over the years, has preformed a wide variety of plays for the Fort Worth community and beyond.