Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
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An event with Santa, storytellers, cookie decorating, and more.
A screening of the recently rediscovered silent film The Daughter of Dawn.
Walking tours that highlight secrets of the city. The tours will be conducted by the museum’s Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art and Western Heritage,...Read More
An exhibition of works by Philip R. Goodwin. Goodwin is known for his wildlife and hunting paintings, as well as for designing the Winchester Arms logo. Additionally,...Read More
A touring exhibition of 40 paintings by artist George Catlin (1796–1872) showing the crucial role of the buffalo in Plains Indian culture. These historic works...Read More
WTAMU Professor of Theatre, Anne Medlock will discuss fashion accessories through the ages and the role they play in historic social status and individuality in...Read More
This annual exhibition and sale features works by a variety of established artists depicting the American West-this year with the theme of “Wildlife and Hunting.”
Very loosely tying into the museum’s focus on wildlife and hunting, this exhibition is set up as a fashion hunter’s dream, including hundreds of accessories,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Check out some sweet pistolas and learn about the man who designed them.