Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: December 2021


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Exhibitions

Norman Rockwell:

Drawings, Paintings, and Prints

The exhibition will present a collection of the American painter, illustrator, and storyteller Norman Rockwell’s drawings, paintings, and prints. A portion of the artworks are from the museum’s permanent collection.

The exhibition will open on December 19th, 2021, and close on March 13th, 2022.

For information on the artwork, click here!

For information on the exhibit, click here!


Little Black Dress: Selections from The Texas Fashion Collection and Works by Nancy Lamb

The Little Black Dress exhibition is organized by the Tyler Museum of Art in partnership with the Texas Fashion Collection of the University of North Texas College. It focuses on the concept of the ‘little black dress’, popularized by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in the 1920’s. The various dresses and accessories are placed in context with Nancy Lamb’s Social Spaces paintings.

The exhibition will close on January 30, 2022.

For information about the dress, click here!

For information on the exhibit, click here!


Coreen Spellman Exhibition:

Works on Paper

The exhibition will present Coreen Spellman’s works on paper that display abstract landscapes and unique uses of shape, line, and monochromatic tones.

The exhibition will close on December 5th, 2021.

For information on the artwork, click here!

For information on the exhibit,  click here!



Educational Activities and Events

Family Day To Go Packets

Each second Saturday of the month, the TMA creates a free take-home-packet for students ranged from kindergarten to 12th grade. It includes themed art activities, art supplies, and a snack. All of the activities are compliant with the TEKS.

For December, the packets will be focusing on the winter season and family holiday themes. The packets will be available for pick-up at the museum on December 11th, 2021.

For more information on the Family Day To Go packets, click here!



TMA Lesson Plans for Elementary, Middle School, and High School

New Lesson Plans:

The Black Dress: Part 1 and Part 2

This two-part lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. The lesson plan discusses the art history and formal design qualities of The Black Dress exhibition. Both parts were composed by two Fall 2021 University of Texas at Tyler interns. The lesson plans are posted every two – three weeks on the TMA Education Blog.

The Black Dress Lesson: Part 1, click here!

The Black Dress Lesson: Part 2, click here!

For information on the artwork, click here!


Tyler Museum of Art: 2021 Middle School Day of the Dead Exhibition

Student Exhibition and Lesson Plan:

2021 Middle School Día de los Muertos Exhibition

This year, the 2021 Middle School Día de los Muertos Exhibition displayed 18 school districts and a total of 743 students.

To see images of the exhibit, click here!

Connected to the middle school show is a lesson plan. This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. The lesson plan explains the history and iconography of Día de los Muertos. The lesson plans are posted every two – three weeks on the TMA Education Blog.

To access the lesson plan, click here!


Elements and Principles of Design

This lesson plan defines each of the principles and elements of design. Art examples of each element and principle are included with the vocabulary words. The artworks used in the lesson are from the Tyler Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

To access the lesson plan, click here!

For information on the artwork, click here!



Schedule a School Tour with the Tyler Museum of Art

Planning a School Tour

If you are interested in scheduling a tour for your students at the museum, please contact ranthony@tylermuseum.org and provide the following information:

  • The grade level of the visiting students.
  • The number of students who will attend.
  • Three days in your class schedule that are available for the tour.

For more information, click here!



Student Exhibitions: 18th Annual High School Art Exhibition

Previous Best in Show: 17th Annual High School Art Exhibition

Alex Rodriguez, class of 2020 – 2021, acrylic and found objects, Sulphur Springs High School.


18th Annual High School Art Exhibition

The 18th Annual High School Art Exhibition is a yearly student exhibition held at the museum. High school teachers in the East Texas area submit their student’s work to be exhibited in the museum’s gallery.

The goal of this event is to showcase high school artwork and encourage the East Texas community to see the amazing artwork created by local students.

High school teachers need to email the museum at ranthony@tylermuseum.org to let the education department know you want to participate in the event. Teachers can also call the museum at: (903) – 595 – 1001.

After you contact the education department or you receive an email from the museum inquiring your interest, you will receive the exhibition entry form and the art format requirements.

Participating teachers need to bring their selected student artwork to the museum between February 21st, 2022 and March 4th, 2022.



Tyler Museum of Art Connection

For more information about the Tyler Museum of Art’s events, activities, and educational tours:

Email: ranthony@tylermuseum.org

Call: 903 – 595 – 1001


The next TMA Newsletter will be sent to teachers on: January 3rd, 2022.

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