Grace Museum

Grace Museum

(325) 673-4587

102 Cypress Street

Abilene, TX 79601


Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom

Grace Museum

November 12 - January 3, 2016

Three art exhibitions that explore man's fascination with representing animals. The three exhibitions are: MENAGERIE in the main gallery featuring work by Helen Altman, David Bates, John James Audubon, John Alexander, Melissa Miller, David Everett, Luis Jiménez, Joe Barrington, Charles Umlauf, Milton Avery, Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Taylor Bowling, Bill Kommodore, John Steuart Curry, Garciella Itrubide, Sebastião Salgado, Isabelle du Toit and others. Janet Turner: Second Nature featuring prints by Turner Best Friends II featuring photography by Elliott Erwitt, William Wegman, Keith Carter, Bruce Davidson, Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Allison V. Smith and others.


Grace After Dark

A screening held on the Grace Museum’s rooftop.

Texas Modernists

Five exhibitions celebrating important Texas modern artists and midcentury fashion and design– Seymour Fogel: On The Wall & Beyond; The Abstract Impulse; Ray & Charles...

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Beili Liu: STRATUS

Artist Beili Liu’s large-scale installation–a hovering, cloud-like mass of granite and wax-coated sheets with motion sensitive lighting–is a rumination on water crises, and specifically, the...

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Kelly Fearing: Lucid Dreams

A selection of artwork curated from private and public collections by Texas artist Kelly Fearing (1918-2011) to demonstrate his lifelong fascination with surreal, mythic and...

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Black / White: Masters of the Darkroom

A photography exhibition exploring the digital era resurgence of interest in film photography and darkroom practice as a fine art medium. Works by Ansel Adams, Edward...

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Speaking of Clint

The art and life of Clint Hamilton panel discussion featuring Anna Powell, Judy Tedford Deaton, and artist Linda Murray.

Dr. Mark White: lecture

Dr. White will discuss American art at the beginning of the 20th century and the lure of Mediterranean scenes for American artists.

Journeys: Arthur Meyerson

Arthur Meyerson is recognized as an important photographer. Since 1974, this native Texan has traveled throughout the world, creating advertising, corporate and editorial photographs, as...

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West Texas Club Woman 1880-1950

The American women’s club movement began in 1868 when Jane Cunningham Croly, a professional New York journalist, was denied admittance to an all-male press club...

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West Texas Woman Club 1880-1950

Exhibition featuring club woman fashions and artifacts and presents the story Abilene women’s organizations contributions to West Texas culture and education.

Museum Matters: Kathie Walker-Millar

The Grace Museum is engaging art with McMurry University Professor of Art, Kathie Walker-Millar. Walker-Millar will share information about her recent trip to Peru and discuss...

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Anne C.Weary: Trees

Trees presents meticulous on-site drawings celebrating trees as enduring symbols for Weary’s  life-long advocacy for nature conserved.

MUM: Photography by Nancy Newberry

Dallas photographer, Nancy Newberry explores young women’s roles in contemporary culture. Her most well-known series features the Texas tradition of exchanging and wearing homecoming mums...

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Catherine Lee: West Texas Triangle

The West Texas Triangle, an alliance of five art museums, presents the works of prolific sculptor Catherine Lee. Born and mostly raised in Pampa Texas,...

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Brian Cobble: Being There

Pastel paintings imbue suburbia, carnival arcades, city store windows with a mystical, almost surreal, quality.

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