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This is the home of the Tyler Museum of Art’s Education Department. It’s 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. 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 don’t forget to visit the TMA’s website at https://tylermuseum.org/ .

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Lesson Plan: Jon Flaming’s “Fruit Stand, East Texas”

(Jon Flaming, Fruit Stand, East Texas, 2005, acrylic on masonite, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas.) This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Additionally, it provides art vocabulary, fine art projects, and art history assignments. This lesson plan is centered on Jon Flaming’s Fruit Stand, East Texas.Continue reading “Lesson Plan: Jon Flaming’s “Fruit Stand, East Texas””

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”

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