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The Museum of Mobile captures coastal history and culture for an unparalleled museum experience in a National Landmark setting, the city's original Southern Market and Old City Hall. Built between 1855 and 1857, the building was declared "the pride of Mobilians." The Museum of Mobile has developed Eudora Welty, Exposures and Reflections as a traveling exhibit which will travel throughout Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi in partnership with the Southern Literary Trail.

Exhibit Dates: September 2, 2010 to October 31, 2010
Contact Info: 251.208.7569;


Troy University Rosa Parks Museum and Library includes a permanent exhibit about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Museum hosts artistic exhibits showcasing a wealth of topics and humanistic achievements, exemplified by Rosa Parks, in a facility that is state-of-the art. The Museum has become a cultural cornerstone for downtown Montgomery.

Exhibit Dates: November 11, 2010 until January 7, 2011
Contact Info: 334.241.8615; 


The Atlanta History Center connects its visitors, local history and southern culture for unique experiences in one of the country's most celebrated history centers. The Center's grounds in Buckhead feature six historic gardens in addition to the Tullie Smith Farm and the Swan House listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Atlanta History Center will host Exposures and Reflections during Trailfest 2011 and Women's History Month, March 2011.

Exhibit Dates: February 5, 2011 to May 8, 2011
Contact Info: 404.814.4000; 


The Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, Alabama, and near the Southern Literary Trail town of Hartselle hosts traveling exhibits and shows by Alabama artists. The Center is located in a historic Carnegie Library and celebrates both contemporary and traditional arts. The Center often takes the arts outdoors, as demonstrated by its Arts Trail in spring 2010 that showcased metal dragonfly sculptures throughout downtown Decatur.

Exhibit Dates: July 5 to September 2, 2011.
Contact Info: 256.341.0562; 


The MUW Fine Arts Gallery is sponsored by the Department of Art and Design at the Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, where Eudora Welty was a student. Exposures and Reflections will come home and conclude at the Fine Arts Gallery during the Welty Symposium in October 2011. Since 1884, MUW has provided a tradition of excellence for its students. In the 2010 version of "America's Best Colleges," published by U.S. News & World Report, MUW was ranked seventh among southern academic institutions for its strong commitment to teaching.

Exhibit Dates: Autumn 2011 including the Welty Symposium
Contact Info: 662.329.7106; 


The Alabama Humanities Foundation creates and fosters opportunities to explore human values and meanings through the humanities. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the AHF offers humanities to Alabamians and visitors for enhancement of minds and enrichment of lives. AHF is a supporter of Eudora Welty, Exposures and Reflections and the Southern Literary Trail. Visit for programs and information.


> View Exposures and Reflections: Exhibit Info and History
> View Exposures and Reflections: The Curator's Comments
> View Jackson: Eudora Welty, Richard Wright & Margaret W. Alexander

All photographs are printed by permission of Eudora Welty, LLC, and the Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History.