From the Vault: Selections from the Art Museum of Southeast Texas

Organized by the Tyler Museum of Art, From the Vault: Works from the Art Museum of Southeast Texas  will be on view Sunday, September 13 through November 29. The exhibition features a variety of works by contemporary Texas artists from the Art Museum of Southeast Texas’ Permanent Collection. The works are diverse and include drawings, mixed-media collages,Continue reading “From the Vault: Selections from the Art Museum of Southeast Texas”

Interview with local artist Jacoby McKenzie

For the past three years, the TMA has partnered with Tyler’s Valerosa Gallery to beautify the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy on the already beautiful UT Tyler campus. This year 50 works of art were installed throughout the building. You can watch an interview with Jacoby McKenzie, who also goes by the nameContinue reading “Interview with local artist Jacoby McKenzie”

All Saints’ Collaborative Art Project

The  Upper School Art Department and the Fab Lab of Innovation at All Saints Episcopal School of Tyler, Texas collaborated on a fascinating project. In the words of Gale Lassiter, art teacher at All Saints, “The design was created by the art Department for 2019-2020.  The Fab Lab laser cut the wood panels and theContinue reading “All Saints’ Collaborative Art Project”

Our first big school event, Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead is a fun, family-based Mexican holiday. Although it is celebrated around the same time as Halloween, instead of spooky trick-or-treats it is a time to honor family members and friends who have passed away. Altars are built to honor the dead, food and treats are left in cemeteries for them, andContinue reading “Our first big school event, Day of the Dead”

TMA Exhibits Named Top 5 in The State!

Glasstire has named “The Blue Man: Photographs By Keith Carter” and “Bits & Pieces: Works By Al Souza” as two of the top five art exhibitions currently open in Texas. Glasstire is the oldest online-only art magazine in the country, and has promoted the visual arts in Texas to a local, regional and national audienceContinue reading “TMA Exhibits Named Top 5 in The State!”

TMA’s Permanent Collection is now online!

The Tyler Museum of Art has over 1600 works in its permanent collection, and images of nearly all of them are available online. The collection not only contains work by influential East Texas artists like David Bates, William Montgomery, and James Surls, but also includes pieces by renown artists like Norman Rockwell, Winslow Homer, andContinue reading “TMA’s Permanent Collection is now online!”

Now showing at the TMA

Bits & Pieces: Works by Al Souza (July 9-Oct. 18, 2020). Organized by the Tyler Museum of Art, this exhibition features a variety of mixed media collages and assemblages from 2000 – 2010 by Al Souza. The works, including his jigsaw puzzle assemblages, showcase his ability to masterfully combine various parts to create a dynamicContinue reading “Now showing at the TMA”