Special collections of curated films, related to a particular subject, theme or personality, are selected and extensively researched, and are made available on the Texas Archive of the Moving Image website. These online exhibits encourage an exploration of both their Video Library and the TMIAP Collection to discover stories of Texas.
Now Leaving Texas
The Texas Archive of the Moving Image's (TAMI) newest exhibit takes you along for the journey as Texans travel across the globe in Now Leaving Texas. The exhibit features 30 unique films and videotapes of Texans abroad. From the 1920s until the 1990s, the adventure spans all seven continents and 27 countries.
- Mavericks and (M)ad Men: The Industrial Film Legacy of Dallas, showcasing industrial and government films as well as television commercials found in TAMI’s online collection, this exhibit takes a closer look at a few of the companies and personalities that helped establish this creative legacy and earned Dallas the nickname "Little New York of the Southwest."
- Parks Under the Lone Star - Through government and promotional films, public television, home movies, and more, take a visual journey through the state and national parks of Texas. Texas is “wonderfully rich indeed” when it comes to natural beauty.
- Wave to the Camera - Examines the universal themes and occasions common throughout decades of home movie footage, spanning from the 1920s to 2000s, showing the world through a specifically Texan lens.
- Scenic Route: Discoveries in Texas Film & Video - A guided tour of highlights from the Texas Film Round-Up Program, hailing from Beaumont to El Paso, Brownsville to Amarillo, and countless places in between.
- Starring the Lone Star State - Explore the history of filmmaking in Texas.