Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
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As part of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museums series of exhibitions on Women of the West, Gems of the Plains will be an introspective look at […]
The Adobe Walls Trek includes programs in Borger and visits to the 1864 and 1874 battle sites with additional programs at both locations. Alvin Lynn […]
The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum now has a new summer program to help kids and families explore the museum and have fun along the way. […]
Experience the holidays at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum’s 37th annual Christmas Open House. December 6: 6:00-9:00 pm December 7: 2:00-6:00 pm.
Have you ever driven by the cemetery and wondered about the stories of the people that helped shape this area? The eighth annual Llano Cemetery […]
Night at the Museum is not just a movie. It is an actual event taking place at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum after hours. For […]
Since its inception in 1921, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society has preserved American Indian material, cultural artifacts, and art objects. While numerous donors added to the […]
Lucien Abrams (1870-1941) is the only Texas artist to be directly associated with American Impressionism. A native Kansan who moved to Texas as a child, Abrams […]
Join Curator Michael Grauer for a discussion of the history of academic drawing and the Drawings from the Permanent Collection exhibition.
For the first time in over 25 years, a huge portion of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum’s portrait miniature collection is now on view. These portrait […]
The Panhandle-Plains Invitational Western Art Show and Sale at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum depicts the American West. Works from more than 50 established and recognized […]
Celebrating the West Texas A & M University (WT) Centennial in 2010, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum presents Ten in ’10, which highlights and discusses ten […]
The first exhibition to focus it’s attention on this particular aspect of the American West- the Red River War. Frederic Remington, Nick Eggenhofer, W. Herbert […]
See the historic evolution of energy use from the beginning of our time to the trends of the future.
"As the first serious collector of antiques and art in the Texas Panhandle, James D. Hamlin (1871-1950) acquired hundreds of items that he donated to […]
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Amarillo Globe-News, "this exhibit will relate today’s Amarillo Globe-News as the lone survivor of more than 30 […]
This exhibit will feature several gowns worn by Symphony Belles over the past few decades.
Lone Star Still Lifes focuses on the development of still life painting in Texas by European immigrants beginning in the 1860s, and continues through the […]
Johnie Griffin, a Taos insider, amassed and later donated an enviable collection of painting, furniture, and textiles to the PPHM. This exhibition is really three-in-one, […]
PPHM celebrates its 75th anniversary with a look back at previous exhibits.
"The Santa Fe collection of contemporary Navajo textiles consists of consists of over sixty pieces dating from 1971-1996. The anonymous couple who created the collection […]
This retrospective of Ray’s work spans his entire career from the late 1950s through 2006, and depict landscapes and historical events of the Panhandle Plains […]
Check out some sweet pistolas and learn about the man who designed them.
Renowned painter Olive Vanderuff was a curator at the PPHM from 1962-1982. In celebration of her 100th birth year, PPHM has put together an exhibit […]
Featuring Texas paintings from the mid-19th to the mid 20th century.
Our favorite museum in Canyon, TX has remodeled its Mary E. Bivins gallery of Native American art!
Focusing on the roles played and the clothing worn by Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Bivins, Betty Claire Bivins Childers, Betty Teel Bivins Lovell, and other members […]