The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is a non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the best and most exciting international, national, and regional art of our time. Founded in 1948, the Museum prides itself on presenting new art and documenting its role in modern life through exhibitions, lectures, original publications, and a variety of educational programs and events.
Founded in 1959, the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA) houses a permanent collection of over 7,000 works of art with strengths in American and Mexican art and European art, including a collection of 13th – 18th century paintings and sculptures donated by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. In addition to displaying works from its holdings, the Museum offers a divers schedule of temporary exhibitions and engaging programs. The EPMA School offers classes, workshops, and camps for adults and children.
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The Harry Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum. Its extensive holdings provide a unique record of the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. Thousands of scholars, students, and cultural enthusiasts from around the world study materials from the collections each year. These collections also inspire original exhibitions and programs that offer visitors opportunity for enrichment, discovery, and delight. The Ransom Center advances the study of the arts and humanities and fosters an environment where culture thrives.
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is a nonprofit arts organization founded to advance education about the process, product and history of craft. HCCC’s major emphasis is on objects of art made primarily from craft materials: clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or found/recycled materials.
We invite you to experience all KACC has to offer to artists and those who appreciate art of all kinds. Our center is located in the iconic Post Office Building in Historic Downtown Kerrville, just steps from City Hall, the Schreiner Mansion, and within easy walking distance of numerous galleries and artisans.
LHUCA is a non-profit center for the visual, performing and literary arts located in the heart of the Lubbock Cultural District. Our mission is to cultivate and celebrate all the arts by inspiring creativity and engaging with the community. The organization’s full name honors our late co-founder, Louise Hopkins Underwood. Our main building houses four fine art gallery spaces that are free and open to the public Tuesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Concert, dance, theatrical and film programs are held in our 159-seat Firehouse Theatre. In addition, our campus includes a multipurpose building, plaza, education building, and clay studio. Please check our website for a list of current and upcoming exhibitions, performances, and workshops. At LHUCA, together we make life better.
Named one of the “World’s Most Beautiful Art Museums” by Travel + Leisure magazine. Experience the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando’s “Arbor for Art” in Fort Worth. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth maintains one of the foremost collections of international modern and contemporary art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery. Discover amazing contemporary works … displayed in a serene concrete and glass building surrounded by a magnificent reflecting pond. Make the trip to see our special exhibitions and take a docent-led tour.
Open since 2003 and located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the Nasher Sculpture Center is home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world, featuring more than 300 masterpieces by Matisse, Picasso, Rodin, and more.
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience and independence that helped shape the American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.
Where else can you cover 26,000 square miles in a day on foot? From dinosaurs to conquistadors, you’ll find it all in Texas’ largest history museum. Relive the stories of courage and hardship, victory and defeat over the past 14,000 years. Step in and step back to the Old West in a life-size Pioneer Town, view one of the Southwest’s finest art collections, experience the exciting history of the petroleum industry, and more.
The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts showcases outstanding collections of American and international ceramics, contemporary and early Texas art, American glass, and one of the most important collections of Spanish colonial and Latin American Religious Art. In even numbered years we present the largest museum-sponsored ceramics competition and in odd numbered years, a national outdoor sculpture competition. We also host one of the nation’s largest national Plein Air painting competitions. Our building is a distinct and widely recognized landmark designed by Malcolm Hollzman which opened in 1999. The Museum began operations in 1985 in an adaptive reuse of a building at the nearby historic Fort Concho.
The Texas Quilt Museum is the only quilt museum in the Southwest. We are located in two 1880s award-winning restored buildings. We also have created one of the few period gardens in the state of Texas. The plants and design principals match the era of our buildings, the turn of the century.
The Bryan Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of historical artifacts, documents, and artwork relating to the Southwestern United States.The museum houses the largest collection of its kind in the world. With 70,000 items spanning 12,000 years, it includes treasures ranging from ancient Native American cultural artifacts to 21st century pieces—rare German, French, Spanish, and English documents; exquisite saddles; spurs; antique firearms; exceptionally rare maps and books; fine art; religious and folk art; portraits; and documents. Located in an historic landmark building originally used as an orphanage, the museum has been meticulously restored to its original state with a display of items relating to the building’s history and that of its occupants. The campus boasts beautiful botanic gardens, a gift shop with interesting and unique items, a Belgian designed glass conservatory, and more.
The Greater Denton Arts Council is housed in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, located between Denton, Texas’ Downtown Square and emerging innovation district. Built in 1927, this historic building was originally the city’s steam power plant. Renovated in the 1980s, the Arts Center now offers two large galleries, an art studio, and a dance rehearsal hall. The centerpiece of the venue is Festival Hall, a 5000 sq. ft event and exhibition space with soaring window-filled ceilings and original industrial hardware. The Arts Council offers seasonal exhibitions in each of its galleries, as well as a revolving cycle of community programs and events.
Women & Their Work is a visual and performing art organization that serves as a catalyst for contemporary art created by women. Since 1978, Women & Their Work has brought groundbreaking art to Austin, with exhibitions, performances, and educational workshops.