Boeckman collection gifted to Tyler

Dallas area art patrons Laura and Dan Boeckman have donated their collection of Mexican folk art to the Tyler Museum of Art. Consisting of 650 pieces collected in the 80′s and 90′s, it will be the largest donation in the museum’s history and stretch it’s already crowded facilities. Mr. Boeckman cited the museum’s planned new building and Tyler’s large Hispanic population as reasons for the gift. The Museum is planning to publish a catalog of the collection.

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