Last Saturday night’s opening of the “History through the Photographer’s Lens” photography show offered a unique twist on the exhibits featured by the Brownwood Art Association’s Photo group’s members.
More than 25 visitors came out on opening night at the Brown County Museum of History’s annex to get a first viewing of the history based show.
“I was really amazed at the creativity the photographers brought to their work,” said Beverly Norris, board president for the Brown County Museum of History. “With such a large space and so many facets of Brown County history to look at, each one ended up picking different aspects to highlight — that was really fascinating to see.”
Members of the museum board voted for their top two favorite entries of the show. Sulema Orr took top honors with one of her entries titled “Memories” and Nelle Coursey came in second with “Looking Back.” Visitors of the show can vote for their favorite photograph and the top votes will receive the “People’s Choice Award.”
The photography show continues until the end of November and can be viewed during the museum’s regular business hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission for the show is $2.
“We are happy to host the photography show,” Norris said. “The annex where the show is being held houses our Camp Bowie military exhibit, pioneer Brown County and the kid’s zone — the hands on children’s activity area that highlights different parts of history kids can get their hands on.”
For more information about the Museum of History, contact Norris at (325) 647-7879.