Summer Fun for All at TMA


(TYLER, TX) July 6, 2012 – The Tyler Museum of Art has something for everyone this summer. Besides currently showing two exciting exhibitions and offering summer art camps, the Museum provides great programs for people of all ages.

Family Day at the Museum is Saturday, July 14 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Families are invited to come out and enjoy the Dandies, Damsels, Witches and Weavers: Figuration in 19th Century American Art exhibition. Not only will visitors learn about the works of art in the exhibition, but they will also get to create their own works. Free art activities and light refreshments will be provided for the afternoon.

The Museum will also host Seniors’ Day on Monday, July 16. From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., senior citizens and their families are invited to come by the Museum on this special day. The Museum is normally closed on Mondays, but it will be open for seniors to enjoy the exhibitions currently on view: Dandies, Damsels, Witches and Weavers: Figuration in 19th Century American Art from the Graham Williford Collection and Metonymic Transfiguration: The Apotheosis of the Body in Recent Works of Jack Barnett. Free guided tours start at 10:45 and 11:45 a.m.

For more information regarding programs and upcoming events at the Tyler Museum of Art, please visit or call (903) 595-1001.

The Tyler Museum of Art exists as an educational and cultural center to enrich the lives of East Texas citizens and visitors through the collection, preservation, study, exhibition, interpretation, and celebration of the visual arts. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is located at 1300 S. Mahon Ave., adjacent to the Tyler Junior College campus off East Fifth Street. For more information, call (903) 595-1001 or visit ###