Amarillo Museum of Art

Amarillo Museum of Art "The Amarillo Museum of Art is dedicated to enriching the lives of the diverse people of the Texas Panhandle area, bringing them together for the experience of art through exhibitions, education, and collections."
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The Experience of Art: Enhances the Quality of our Lives Connects People across Time Awakens our Curiosity leading to Discovery & Understanding Opens our Minds & Challenges our Perceptions Expands our Potential, crossing cultures and creating a larger Community

Maxwell Anderson will be the featured speaker at tomorrow night's Ladd Lecture. This (16-year-old) interview with Charli...
09/26/2018
Maxwell Anderson - Charlie Rose

Maxwell Anderson will be the featured speaker at tomorrow night's Ladd Lecture. This (16-year-old) interview with Charlie Rose is a great introduction to his background and his personality. Hope to see you there!
FREE Ladd Lecture
Thursday, September 27
7:00 PM
Amarillo College Concert Hall Theater

Maxwell Anderson, director of the Whitney Museum of Art, discusses acquisitions and new exhibits at the museum.

It's National Hispanic Heritage Month and AMoA invites you to explore the histories and cultures of those who have cross...
09/19/2018

It's National Hispanic Heritage Month and AMoA invites you to explore the histories and cultures of those who have crossed the United States-Mexico border by visiting our current exhibitions:
Icons & Symbols of the Borderland
Border Cantos | Sonic Border
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Image: Diana Molina, Corazón Espinado, 2015, Paper collage, 50 ½ x 38 inches

AMoA is participating in Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live this Saturday. Present your ticket at our front desk on ...
09/18/2018

AMoA is participating in Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live this Saturday. Present your ticket at our front desk on that day and you can take home a free Georgia O'Keeffe poster!

Dr. Price (of the Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price Collection of Asian Art) celebrated his 95th birthday at the museum last...
09/10/2018

Dr. Price (of the Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price Collection of Asian Art) celebrated his 95th birthday at the museum last week! AMoA is lucky to have such a great friend and hope you will join us in sending him happy birthday wishes!

AMoA has been doing research for a new project. We aren't quite ready to reveal the details, but do you like the idea of...
09/04/2018

AMoA has been doing research for a new project. We aren't quite ready to reveal the details, but do you like the idea of more interactive exhibitions?

Do you love to curl up with a good book? Then these artists might be just your thing!
08/22/2018
Literature-Inspired Works to Collect

Do you love to curl up with a good book? Then these artists might be just your thing!

Discover eight artists that have been inspired by books, creating works from watercolors of classic novels to photographs of vintage typewriters.

AMoA hosted Cheech and his collection of Chicano art in 2016. What an exciting step forward!http://glasstire.com/2018/08...
08/21/2018
Cheech Marin Receives $9.7 Million Grant for Chicano Art Museum | Glasstire

AMoA hosted Cheech and his collection of Chicano art in 2016. What an exciting step forward!

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Cheech Marin Receives $9.7 Million Grant for Chicano Art Museum by Brandon Zech August 19, 2018 0FacebookTwitterGoogle +PinterestEmailCheech MarinRecently Cheech Marin received a $9.7 million grant from the state of California to go towards completing a museum building to house the actor and comedia...

Our Director of Public Programs had the best companions at lunch today! Thanks to The Rotary Club of Amarillo for the in...
08/16/2018

Our Director of Public Programs had the best companions at lunch today! Thanks to The Rotary Club of Amarillo for the invitation to speak at your meeting. #amoaoutandabout

Thank you to all of you who attended Friday evening's opening reception! The new exhibitions, Border Cantos | Sonic Bord...
08/15/2018

Thank you to all of you who attended Friday evening's opening reception!
The new exhibitions, Border Cantos | Sonic Border and Icons & Symbols of the Borderland, are open through mid-October and #admissionisalwaysfree

Did you miss tonight's exhibition opening? Never fear...Artists from Icons & Symbols of the Borderland will be in our ga...
08/11/2018

Did you miss tonight's exhibition opening? Never fear...Artists from Icons & Symbols of the Borderland will be in our galleries tomorrow! Come to the museum, see the new exhibitions and discuss the artwork with the person who created it.
Informal Artist Conversation
Saturday, August 11 at 1 pm
#admissionisalwaysfree

Guillermo Galindo will perform at tonight's exhibition opening. You won't want to miss this haunting audio experience.6:...
08/10/2018

Guillermo Galindo will perform at tonight's exhibition opening. You won't want to miss this haunting audio experience.
6:30 pm Opening Reception
7:00 pm Gallery Talk
7:30 pm Performance
Icons & Symbols of the Borderland
Border Cantos | Sonic Border

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These art camp kiddos were exploring this Picasso as part of a tour last week. Make sure you make it to the museum to se...
07/24/2018

These art camp kiddos were exploring this Picasso as part of a tour last week. Make sure you make it to the museum to see this artwork, and the rest of the Works on Paper exhibition, before it closes on Sunday! #admissionisalwaysfree

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Want to learn more about all the exciting things happening at AMoA? Join us tonight at 5 pm for the AMoA Alliance Annual...
07/19/2018
Amarillo Museum of Art working to expand arts education to more students

Want to learn more about all the exciting things happening at AMoA? Join us tonight at 5 pm for the AMoA Alliance Annual Membership Meeting!
5:00 pm Cocktails & Hors-d'oeuvres
5:30 pm Program
2200 S Van Buren

Thanks to a recent gift from the Amarillo Museum of Art Alliance, the museum will now be able to update its educational labs.

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Would you like to know more about the AMoA Alliance?Be our guest at the Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday!5:00 pm  c...
07/17/2018

Would you like to know more about the AMoA Alliance?
Be our guest at the Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday!
5:00 pm cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
5:30 pm program

The AMoA Alliance is dedicated to raising funds to support the educational programs and services of the Amarillo Museum of Art. http://www.amoa-alliance.com/

Every Friday, #amoasummercamp kids go home with a portfolio of completed artworks. But before that, they have FUN! Camps...
07/13/2018

Every Friday, #amoasummercamp kids go home with a portfolio of completed artworks. But before that, they have FUN! Camps are winding down, but a huge THANK YOU to all the adults who shared their special little artists with us this summer!

Yesterday Turn Center brought some of their families to the museum for some fun with building stations, story time and A...
07/11/2018

Yesterday Turn Center brought some of their families to the museum for some fun with building stations, story time and ART, of course!!

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06/16/2018
Glasstire Top Five: June 14, 2018 - Father's Day Edition!

Thanks to Rainey Knudson and her dad Tom for coming up with some fun ideas for Father's Day outings...and for creating such a charming video! Happy Father's Day to all the great men out there!
Don't forget AMoA...We are open this weekend 1-5 pm and #admissionisalwaysfree

For this special edition of Glasstire’s Top Five, Rainey Knudson and her dad Tom run down the top Texas places to take your dad (or the dad in your life) thi...

Panhandle PBS does a great job getting the word out on all the events in our area! Thanks for helping promote AMoA and h...
06/14/2018
Panhandle PBS

Panhandle PBS does a great job getting the word out on all the events in our area! Thanks for helping promote AMoA and hope to see everyone at artafterdark tomorrow!

Catch up on news from Amarillo's arts scene! Learn about the newest exhibition at Cerulean Gallery and plan ahead for big parties at Amarillo Museum of Art and Amarillo Art Institute. #PlayHerePBS
http://bit.ly/2LoAmRR

This camp for 6-11 year olds starts next Tuesday. Call 371-5050 to reserve a spot for your little explorer!
06/12/2018

This camp for 6-11 year olds starts next Tuesday. Call 371-5050 to reserve a spot for your little explorer!

Are your kids bored already?!? Send them to art camp! We’ve had some seats open up for World Traveler/Works on Paper t...
06/06/2018

Are your kids bored already?!? Send them to art camp!
We’ve had some seats open up for World Traveler/Works on Paper the week of June 19-22. Call 371-5050 to reserve a space for your 6-12 year old.

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“The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.”- Andy WarholWorks on Paper opens Saturday, May 26#admiss...
05/23/2018

“The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.”
- Andy Warhol

Works on Paper opens Saturday, May 26
#admissionisalwaysfree

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Ghost Corral, by artist Charles Waynick, is installed at the corner of 6th and Taylor as part of a public art collaborat...
05/18/2018

Ghost Corral, by artist Charles Waynick, is installed at the corner of 6th and Taylor as part of a public art collaborative with Amarillo National Bank. Make sure to stop and experience it in person the next time you’re in downtown Amarillo.

Does your kid love clay AND color? Get their hands dirty in this summer camp!Creative Clay/Color Pop!June 5-8, 9 am - 12...
05/15/2018

Does your kid love clay AND color? Get their hands dirty in this summer camp!

Creative Clay/Color Pop!
June 5-8, 9 am - 12 noon
Ages 6-11
371-5050 for reservations

Last week the AMoA docents took a field trip to the visual arts department at WTAMU. Thank you to Scott Frish for the to...
05/14/2018

Last week the AMoA docents took a field trip to the visual arts department at WTAMU. Thank you to Scott Frish for the tour and print making demonstration!
Want to learn more about art and the museum? Docents meet monthly and are always looking for new members. Call 371-5050 for more information.

Every child who attends an AMoA Summer Art Camp receives instruction from trained museum educators and takes home a comp...
05/10/2018

Every child who attends an AMoA Summer Art Camp receives instruction from trained museum educators and takes home a complete portfolio of finished artworks...plus they have FUN!
Week-long camps (Tues-Fri) are offered for kids ages 4-15 in June and July.
Call 371-5050 to reserve your space today!
See the full schedule at
http://www.amarilloart.org/2018-summer-art-camps

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Museum Day on Saturday will have something for everyone! Please take the time to explore (and support!) your local museu...
05/02/2018
Panhandle PBS

Museum Day on Saturday will have something for everyone! Please take the time to explore (and support!) your local museums!
#collaborationisgood

Play Here: To celebrate Museum Day on Saturday, see how you can get free or discounted admission to or special deals at Amarillo Museum of Art, American Quarter Horse Foundation - Hall of Fame & Museum, Bill's Backyard Classics, Don Harrington Discovery Center, Kwahadi Indian Museum, Palo Duro Canyon State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and Texas Air & Space Museum. PLUS, details on upcoming art exhibitions and Amarillo Opera's Musica Varidada! #PlayHerePBS

Installation for the Texas Panhandle Student Show has begun! #amoabehindthescenes #supportstudentartists
05/01/2018

Installation for the Texas Panhandle Student Show has begun! #amoabehindthescenes #supportstudentartists

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The AC/WT Student/Faculty Exhibition is as old as the museum itself. Don't miss your chance to see this year's artworks!...
04/17/2018

The AC/WT Student/Faculty Exhibition is as old as the museum itself. Don't miss your chance to see this year's artworks!
The exhibition closes on Sunday, April 22 and #admissionisalwaysfree

The museum is so proud of all of our winners at this year’s Golden Nail Awards! It was such a joy to end the night wit...
04/13/2018
Prices named first-ever repeat winner of Golden Nail Summit Award

The museum is so proud of all of our winners at this year’s Golden Nail Awards! It was such a joy to end the night with this repeat award for Dr. and Mrs. Price.

In a first, Amarillo art collectors and philanthropists Dr. William T. and Jimmie Dell Price again were named the winner of the top award at tonight's Golden Nail Awards.

Our staff is enamored of this collection showcasing some of Judy Chicago's most iconic works. That might have something ...
04/11/2018
Judy Chicago

Our staff is enamored of this collection showcasing some of Judy Chicago's most iconic works. That might have something to do with the fact that her Big Blue Pink is hanging in our 3rd Floor Gallery right now! #admissionisalwaysfree https://www.prospectny.com/collections/judy-chicago

Judy Chicago is an artist, author of fourteen books, educator, and humanist whose work and life are models for an enlarged definition of art, an expanded role for the artist, and women’s rights to freedom of expression. Chicago is most well-known for her role in creating a Feminist art and art edu...

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2200 S Van Buren St
Amarillo, TX
79109

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 13:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(806) 371-5050

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