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”