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Past Exhibitions

EXHIBITION YEAR: 
1996 | 1997 | 19981999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016


 

Dumped, © Rocky Schenck

2016
ROCKY SCHENCK: The Recurring Dream
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Ansel Adams: A Southwest Legacy (gallery view)

2016
ANSEL ADAMS: A Southwest Legacy
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Shack and Tulips, © Rocky Schenck

2016
ROCKY SCHENCK: Photographs
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Speckled Dog, © 2000, O.Rufus Lovett

2015
ANIMALS AMONG US
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY


Filming Lonesome Dove, ©, 1988, Bill Wittliff

2015
PLACES IN THE HEART: Texas Cinescapes
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Detail of closing-night poster for the orginal Armadillo World Headquarters, © 1980, Micael Priest

2015
ARMADILLO RISING: Austin Music Scene in the 1970's
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


 

Tres Amigas, © Tom Foster

2015
TPS 24: The International Competition
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


 

Poster for The Golden Dawn & The Thingies at the Vulcan Gas Company, © 1967, Gilbert Shelton

2015
HOMEGROWN: Austin Music Posters, 1967 to 1982
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


The Face of Texas by Michael O'Brien (book cover)

2015
THE FACE OF TEXAS: Photographs by Michael O'Brien
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION

 

Michael Murphey on stage
2015
LONG LIVE THE LONGNECK! 
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Lady in Black Hat with Feathers ©, 1990, Earlie Hudnall, Jr.

2014
EARLIE HUDNALL: MASTER STORYTELLER
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


 

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CORMAC McCARTHY: UNVEILING A LITERARY LEGEND
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Ram Prakash Singh with His Elephant, Shyama, Great Golden Circus, Ahmedabad, India, © 1990, Mary Ellen Mark
2014
MARY ELLEN MARK: MAN AND BEAST
Photographs from Mexico and India

SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


©Johndrow
2014
COMING TO LIGHT: Recent Acquisitions
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Book cover of Acting Up and Getting Down by Dr. Sandra Mayo and Dr. Elvin Holt
2014
ACTING UP AND GETTING DOWN: Plays by African American Texans
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


 

Tlapoyahua by Gerardo Suter

2014
Fine Line: Mental Health / Mental Illness
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


 

All material courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Television. All rights reserved. [above] The King of the Hill Gang, © Mike Judge

2014
"I TELL YOU WHAT...." The Making of KING OF THE HILL
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


 

Maguey Mazahua by Mariana Yampolsky

2013
MEXICO LINDO / BEAUTIFUL MEXICO
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Box of Visions by Manuel Álvarez Bravo

2013
MANUEL ÁLVAREZ BRAVO
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Johnny Dark (left) and Sam Shepard, Mill Valley, CA, 1982
2013
THE WRITER'S ROAD: Selections from the SAM SHEPARD Papers
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


 

Shack and Tulips by Rocky Schenck

2013
ROCKY SCHENCK PHOTOGRAPHS
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


 Refugio "Cuco" Salas, Remudero, by Bill Wittliff, © 1971
2013
VAQUERO: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Obrien
2013
FACE TO FACE: Portraits from the Photography Collection
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Paradise
2012
FROM UNCERTAIN TO BLUE: Photographs by KEITH CARTER
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


 

Cover image from Texas Monthly's 20th Anniversary issue, ©1993
2012
GLOBAL ODYSSEY: From Texas to the World and Back
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Rick RIordan

2012
RICK RIORDAN'S WORLD OF MYTH AND MYSTERY
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Taxco, State of Guerrero, by Hugo Brehme
2012
TIMELESS MEXICO: Photographs by HUGO BREHME
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Cabeza de Vaca's La relacion
2011
ILLUMINATING TEXAS: 25 LONE STAR MOMENTS
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Mujeres mazahua / Mazahua Women, © 1989, Mariana Yampolsky
2011
THE EDGE OF TIME: PHOTOGRAPHS OF MEXICO by MARIANA YAMPOLSKY
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Sierra del Carmen and Rio Grande, © Jim Bones
2011
BIG BEND: LAND OF THE TEXAS IMAGINATION
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


"When I Sang My Last Hillbillie Song," 1955 demo for Sarg Records by Willie Nelson
2011
VINTAGE VINYL
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Tom "Stretch" Bowerman, XI Ranch, Texas, © 2003 by Robb Kendrick
2011
REVEALING CHARACTER: Texas Tintypes by ROBB KENDRICK
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Bracero in the field by Leonard Nadel, 1956
2011
BITTERSWEET HARVEST: The Bracero Program
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Detail of exhibition case showing the relationships between McCarthy’s novels No Country for Old Men and The Road, and the films adapted from them.

2010
CORMAC McCARTHY: Selections from the Permanent Collection
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


First edition of Goodbye to a River published by Knopf in 1960

2010
REVISITING GOODBYE TO A RIVER: A 50-Year Anniversary
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Eurasian Blackbird by Kate Breakey

2010
PAINTED LIGHT
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Atisbando porvenir / Watching for the Future by Héctor García

2010
¡VIVA MÉXICO!
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


 La Caballada, Rancho Tule, México, 1970-72, by Bill Wittliff

2010
VAQUERO: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


The Marks We Make by Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison © 2003

2009
THE LIGHTNING FIELD: Mapping the Creative Process
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Luna Moth by Keith Carter

2009
A CERTAIN ALCHEMY: Photographs by Keith Carter
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Toad by David Johndrow

2009
NUEVA LUZ / NEW LIGHT: Recent Acquisitions

SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Pram by Keith Carter

2009
FIREFLIES: Photographs of Children by Keith Carter
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION<


2008
RIVERS OF TEXAS
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Moonrise, Hernandez by Ansel Adams

2008
45 PHOTOGRAPHS
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Painted Bunting by Kate Breakey

2008
SMALL DEATHS REDUX
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Froreo de riata / Loop of the Lasso by Virginia Campos Olvera

2008
MI PUEBLO: The Children’s Pozos Project
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Call with Herd by Bill Wittliff

2007
LONESOME DOVE PHOTOGRAPHS
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2007
KING OF THE HILL
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


What Wildness Is This book cover

2007
WHAT WILDNESS IS THIS: Women Write About the Southwest
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Girl with Flag by Earlie Hudnall

2007
LITTLE HEROES
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2007
HECHO EN TEJAS: An Anthology Of Texas Mexican Literature
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Ojos para volar / Eyes to Fly With by Graciela Iturbide

2006
EYES TO FLY WITH / OJOS PARA VOLAR: Photographs by Graciela Iturbide
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Life Jumps / La vida brinca by Bill Wittliff

2006
LA VIDA BRINCA: Photographs by Bill Wittliff
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


J. Frank Dobie by Russell Lee

2006
J. FRANK DOBIE: Mr. Texas
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Atisbando porvenir by Hector Garcia

2005
WITNESS TO HISTORY / TESTIGOS DE LA HISTORIA
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2005
GRINGOS IN MEXICO
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Window by Keith Carter

2005
LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2005
RIO GRANDE
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Feeder Rabbit by Jayne Hinds Bidaut

2004
ANIMALERIE
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2004
VIETNAM FROM A TEXAS POV
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION>


2004
TEXAS LITERARY OUTLAWS
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


La caballada by Bill Wittliff

2004
VAQUERO: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Keith Carter

2004
TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY MEMBERS SHOW
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2003
SCENE OF THE CRIME: Mystery/Detective Fiction from Texas
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


 

 

2003
TEXAS MONTHLY: Thirty Years
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Shack and Tulips by Rocky Schenck

2003
ROCKY SCHENCK PHOTOGRAPHS
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Hidalgo, Texas, 1939 by Russell Lee

2003
RUSSELL LEE: A Centenary Exhibition
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


El patrón / The Landlord by Josephine Sacabo

2002
SACABO / RULFO: The Unreachable World of Susana San Juan
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2002
TEXAS BOOKENDS
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Optic Parable by Manuel Álvarez Bravo

2002
RIO DE LUZ
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2002
THE WRITER JOHN GRAVES
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


From the series "In a Small Space" / de la serie  "En un pequeño espacio," by Manuel Álvarez Bravo

2002
VARIACIONES
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2001
PATHS TO JUSTICE
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Purple Finch by Kate Breakey

2001
SMALL DEATHS: An Exhibition of Photographs by Kate Breakey
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2001
PLACES IN THE HEART
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Boystown Book Cover

2001
BOYSTOWN: La Zona de Tolerancia
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2001
GRINGOS IN MEXICO: American Writers South of the Border
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION



2000
PIGSKIN LIT: Texas Writers + Football
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


2000
EZEKIEL'S HORSE
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Perfection by Lázaro Blanco

2000
LAZARO BLANCO ... Y NEGRO and OLD FAVORITES / NEW FINDS
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Kings of Cane by Flor Garduño

2000
EL OJO FINO: THE EXQUISITE EYE
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


2000
CROSSROADS OF CULTURE: Texas Music Frontiers
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


1999
SOLITUDES
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


1999
LONESOME DOVE: The Making of a Modern Classic
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Crossing the Rio Grande by Bill Wittliff

1999
LONESOME DOVE: Photographs from the Set of the Miniseries
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Darling

1998
PHOTOWORKS by KATE BREAKEY
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


1998
MEXICO CITY 1941: Traveling Exhibit from the Center of Creative Photography, University of Arizona
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Darling

1998
DREAM SEQUENCE + NEW ACQUISITIONS
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


Mazahua Women by Mariana Yampolsky

1998
THE EDGE OF TIME: Photographs of Mexico
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


1998
WOMEN WRITE THE SOUTHWEST
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


A John Graves Reader  By John Graves (1996) 

1997
AUTHORS OF THE SWWC BOOK SERIES
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


1997
FLORES DE NOPAL: Mexican American Voices from South Texas
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Stars by Keith Carter

1997
KEITH CARTER: 25 Years
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


1997
SELENA: como la flor
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION


Tlapoyahua by Gerardo Suter

1996
INAUGURAL SHOW: Various Artists
SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION