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Museums are known to hold history, all kinds of history. Sometimes, they have the opportunity to tell a little of their own.
The newest exhibit at the Heritage Museum, 'Our Houses of History: Portraits of Rural Texas Museums,â€ť will do just that.
â€śOur former museum curator, Beth Williams Purcell, has compiled photographs displaying the history and importance of museums,â€ť said Tammy Schrecengost, museum curator.
The photographic display will open with a meet and greet reception with Purcell, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
â€śThis exhibit shows how small towns can have nice museums with interesting and unique collections,â€ť Schrecengost said.
â€śSmall town museums typically have very small budgets, but can be successful with the proper management and local, as well as area wide, involvement.â€ť
The exhibit will be on display to the public through May 1. The museum is located at 510 Scurry; hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children and seniors.
To find out more, call the museum at 267-8255.