To inspire confidence, increase knowledge, and promote interconnectedness.


A world where everyone sees value in themselves and others by understanding the shared value of our histories.

MOUTH believes history can engage broader audiences, strengthen our connections to each other, to our diverse histories, build relationships throughout the historical community, and empower the public we serve with information and validity.


MOUTH is dedicated to researching, conserving, promoting, and sharing the multidimensional heritage of Texas with the public.


Exploration – to be purposeful and persistent in our pursuit of knowledge.

Responsibility – to maintain integrity in the collection and sharing of information.

Empathy and Respect - to appreciate and understand the value of differing ideas, feelings, and perspectives.

Empowerment and Transformation - to establish exchanges that connect to the individual, invite introspection, and lead to a sense of fullness and accomplishment.