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You have found the TMA’s Education Department’s blog. This is where you can find all sorts of information about what’s going on at the museum, local schools, and East Texas’ art community. Also, please check out our YouTube Channel by clicking on the button near the bottom of this page. There you will find videos of students’ work, interviews with artists and educators, virtual tours of the TMA’s exhibitions, and resources for educators and parents. You can also follow our Facebook and Instagram pages, and visit the TMA’s website at https://tylermuseum.org/ .

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Eye Like It!

The image at the top of the screen is from a piece held in our Permanent Collection. It is a graphite drawing by James Surls titled Bless Her Soul, done in 1986. According to his website, Surls “(was born on) April 19th, 1943 in Terrell, Texas. He graduated from Sam Houston State Teachers College inContinue reading “Eye Like It!”

One of Our Brightest Stars

This is eye-catching painting is “Wheatfield with Woods and Wanderer- Silent Wood” by Gregory Horndeski. Its vibrant colors are done with acrylics on linen, mounted on Masonite. Around the frame is A. Dvorak’s “Silent Woods” Opus 68 No. 5 for cello and piano. You can watch a short description of this painting on our YouTubeContinue reading “One of Our Brightest Stars”

The Wonderful Art at TJC

Everyone knows that Tyler Junior College is one of the top junior colleges in the nation, but not everyone realizes how much public art there is to experience all around the campus. With a few exceptions, the artwork found both indoors and outdoors in and around the many buildings was made by current or previousContinue reading “The Wonderful Art at TJC”

Ode to East Texas: Paintings by Lee Jamison

For the past several decades, Lee Jamison has traveled around capturing the people and places that make East Texas so unique. His impressionistic paintings spotlight subjects ranging from picturesque pastures to iconic downtowns. Grouped together in this exhibition, Jamison’s work celebrates the essence and mystique of the region. It will be open until February 7,Continue reading “Ode to East Texas: Paintings by Lee Jamison”

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