Museum Closing

for routine maintenance


(TYLER, TX) July 27, 2011 – The Tyler Museum of Art will be closed Sunday July 31, 2011 for routine maintenance in the building. The Museum will resume normal hours of operation the following Tuesday, opening at 10:00 a.m. and closing at 5:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to visitors.

At the present, three exhibitions are open and free to the public. Visitors are invited to enjoy Remember When: Marvels and Memories from the Collection of Dr. James Clark, now through August 14. This exhibition contains over 500 vintage movie posters, historic and sports memorabilia and other pop culture collectibles from the 1940s and 50s. On view now through September 11 is Containment of Thought: Recent Works by Carol Benson, which presents works on paper and three-dimensional works by Fort Worth contemporary artist Carol Benson. Finally, A Little or a Lot: Recent Works by Derrick White combines a selection of paintings and collage by Tyler artist and art instructor Derrick White, also on view through September 11.

The Tyler Museum of Art, accredited by the American Association of Museums, is located at 1300 S. Mahon Ave., adjacent to the Tyler Junior College campus off East Fifth Street. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. (The Museum is closed Mondays and major holidays.) Lunch is available in the Museum Café from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and the TMA Gift Shop is open during Museum hours. For more information, call (903) 595-1001 or visit