Current Exhibitions

The Artistic Legacy

of Buck Schiwetz

January 19, 2024 – April 14, 2024

This exhibition, organized by Texas A&M University Press, explores the life and artistic career of Edward Muegge (E. M.) “Buck” Schiwetz. Born in Cuero, Texas in 1898, Schiwetz spent his entire life creating, including stints in advertising and architecture.

During his fine arts career that spanned more than 60 years, Schiwetz’s work was featured in more than 80 juried exhibitions, winning prizes in many. Today, his work can be found in numerous private and museum collections.

This exhibition is accompanied by the publication The Artistic Legacy of Buck Schiwetz (TAMU Press, 2023).

 This exhibition is generously sponsored by Collectors’ Circle Gold – Betty Summers

20th Annual High School Art Exhibition

March 24, 2024 – May 19, 2024

Featuring works by select high school seniors and juniors from schools all across East Texas, the works are quite imaginative and diverse. Celebrating young aspiring artists as well as their educators, this community-focused exhibition includes works from All Saints Episcopal School, Bullard High School, Chapel Hill High School, Chisum High School, Christian Heritage School, Cumberland Academy, Elkhart High School, Frankston High School, Hawkins High School, Jacksonville High School, Kilgore High School, Mt. Pleasant High School, Sulphur Springs High School, Tyler High School, Tyler Legacy High School, Whitehouse High School and Winona High School.

While visiting the show, make sure and cast your vote for the ‘People’s Choice’ award. Votes can be cast daily through the end of Saturday, May 18. The winner will be announced at the concluding Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m.

During the run of this exhibition, admission to the museum will be free.

This exhibition was made possible by a generous gift from The Ellis Family Foundation.

Additional support provided by Collectors’ Circle – Platinum sponsor The Robert M. Rogers Foundation as well as Collectors’ Circle – Gold sponsors Brenda and Hal Cameron, and West Oak Property Development – Sheryl Rogers Palmer & Will Hersey.

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