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Renovated and Reopened

Renovated and Reopened: April 10, 2017

The Briscoe Center reopens to the public on Monday, April 10, 2017.

Exploring the American South

Exploring the American South: The Briscoe Center's Southern History Collections

Drawn from one of the top three collections in the world documenting the history of the American South, this exhibit reveals the Southern American story across the 19th century.

Highlights from the Weatherby Map Collection

Highlights from the Weatherby Map Collection

View some of the finest examples from the late T. Karman Weatherby's collection of more than 4,000 maps, engravings, and related materials, donated to the Briscoe Center by his family in 2013.

From Commemoration to Education

From Commemoration to Education: Pompeo Coppini's Statue of Jefferson Davis

No longer an object of commemoration, the statue was moved in 2015 and now forms part of a new exhibition that explores the statue's history, as well as its significance as both a work of art and evidence of the past.

Center recieves 175-foot historic Belo Mural

Briscoe Center Receives 175-foot Historic Belo Mural

The Briscoe Center has received a historic mural, commissioned in the 1940s by the A. H. Belo Corporation, owners of the Dallas Morning News.

Center Acquires the John Dominis Photographic Archive

Center Acquires the John Dominis Photographic Archive

The Briscoe Center has acquired the photographic archive of John Dominis, one of Life magazine's most celebrated photojournalists.