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.
A screening held on the Grace Museum’s rooftop.
A night of 24 FPS International Short Film Festival rooftop screenings. There will be food trucks on site from 6:30-8PM. The films will begin at 8:30PM.
Five exhibitions celebrating important Texas modern artists and midcentury fashion and design– Seymour Fogel: On The Wall & Beyond; The Abstract Impulse; Ray & Charles...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
The Director of Frontier Texas!, a Western heritage center, talks about objects from that collection.
Artworks documenting early impressions of the area, historic photographs, oral histories and rarely-seen artifacts cherish a link to the past in Central West Texas.
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...Read More
A selection of work by contemporary artists who challenge traditional concepts of the art of drawing. Featuring: Adela Andea, Vernon Fisher, Linnea Glatt, Hollis Hammonds,...Read More
An artist talk and book signing Houston-based photographer and teacher, Meyerson.
The art and life of Clint Hamilton panel discussion featuring Anna Powell, Judy Tedford Deaton, and artist Linda Murray.
Dr. White will discuss American art at the beginning of the 20th century and the lure of Mediterranean scenes for American artists.
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...Read More
This exhibition explores the major cultures and monuments of the Mediterranean region through the art works of American artists of the late 19th and early...Read More
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...Read More
Exhibition featuring club woman fashions and artifacts and presents the story Abilene women’s organizations contributions to West Texas culture and education.
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...Read More
The Grace Museum presents West Texas Triangle: Danville Chadbourne.
Trees presents meticulous on-site drawings celebrating trees as enduring symbols for Weary’s life-long advocacy for nature conserved.
The Dutiful Daughter is an exhibition of still life photography by Laura Pickett Calfee. It is a tribute to the keeper of family memories and...Read More
Suitable Subjects is a group exhibition featuring still lifes by 35 contemporary artists. The exhibition explores a wide variety of contemporary responses to the still...Read More
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...Read More
The Lasting Legacy of the Abilene Fine Arts Museum: 75 Years of Collecting Fine Art for the Citizens of Abilene
Seventy-five works of art selected from the current collection celebrate the individuals who laid the foundation for the permanent art collection.
Over 100 paintings dating 1885-1935 challenge the perception that Impressionism in Texas was provincial and outside the mainstream of American and European art. Organized by...Read More
Texas landscapes by Dallas based Photographer David H.Gibson.
Flora and fauna of Texas inspire Austin sculptor David Everett and Fort Worth painter Billy Hassell. Curated by Grace Museum curator, Judy Tedford Deaton.
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,...Read More
Pastel paintings imbue suburbia, carnival arcades, city store windows with a mystical, almost surreal, quality.
Important works by Texas modernist Loren Mozley (1905-1989) dating from the late 1930s through the 1970s.
Three generations of artistic cross currents among Texas artists/teachers and their artist/students.
Photographs by Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Michael Nye, Jecko Vassilev, Eduard Gladkov, Marion Post Wilcott, June Van Cleef, Annie Noggle, Bill Wright, Dennis Fagan and others...Read More