Gildersleeve, Waco’s Photographer

The exhibition, presented in partnership with the Baylor University Press explores the pioneering work of the early 20th century photographer, Fred Gildersleeve. The aerial photography and panoramas in this exhibition reveal the importance of his work in documenting the history of Waco, Texas. The prints presented in this exhibition have been made from the original glass negatives of Gildersleeve’s work that are held by The Texas Collection. All prints presented in this exhibition will be for sale.


Gallery Events


5 – 10 P.M. FRIDAY, Nov. 2

Join us for the opening of our November exhibition, "The Fred Gildersleeve Collection." Put together in partnership with Baylor University Press, this new exhibition features the work of a pioneering photographer who documented Waco's history. This opening night celebration will feature a live jazz performance, as well as refreshments from Bare Bucha and Third Space Theory Coffee.
This event is free and open to the public.


5:45 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. THURSDAY, Nov. 14

Join a gallery director, Rebekah Hagman and a representative from the Baylor Univeristy Press to discuss the importance of Fred Gildersleeve's photography in documenting Waco's history. 
This event is free and open to the public.