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New exhibit highlights Alamo

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Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, through Friday, October 15, the Medina Community Library, will present “Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience.”

Through photographs, illustrations, artwork and text, “Alamo Images,” presents a story that has captivated several generations of audiences.

The exhibition explores what the Alamo means to Texans and the role of Mexican-Texans in the Texas Revolution.

Dozens of photographs and artworks give viewers of this exhibition interesting visuals to illustrate the history of the Alamo as a mission, fort and shrine, as well as the drama of its siege and fall in March of 1836.

The Medina Community

Library presents “Alamo Images” as a means to promote ongoing dialogue about the significance of the Alamo as a Texas experience, as seen through its various representations in popular culture, according to a release from the library.

This exhibit was organized by the DeGoyler Library of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and produced by the Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the national Endowment for the Humanities.

Humanities Texas develops and support diverse programs across the state, including lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, traveling exhibits and documentary films. For more information, please visit Humanities Texas online a http://www.humanitiestexas.org or call 512-440-1991.