The Arts

Featured Art Museums/Exhibits

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Learning at the Crow Collection is not passive! Gallery educators facilitate inquiry-based tours that engage students in discussion, observation, and critical thinking. 2010 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201. Tel: 214-979-6430. Cost: Free.... More Info

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Amarillo Museum of Art

2200 S. Van Buren Street, Amarillo, TX, 79109. 806-371-5050 or 806-371-5392. A art museum with 17th, 18th, and 19th century, and Europeans paintings with interactive learning. Free/Suggested Donation.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107. 817-738-1933. A historic American art museum opened in 1961 with exhibits and collections. Free/Suggested Donation.

Art Museum of South Texas

1902 North Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401. 361-825-3500. A museum with three levels focusing on the fine arts of the Americas, including paintings, drawings, collages, and mixed media. Fee.

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

500 Main Street, Beaumont, TX 77701. 409-832-3432. An art museum with over 1,000 pieces of American art from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Free/Suggested Donation.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress Street, Abilene, TX 79601. 325-677-8389. Features 4 galleries, 26 exhibits on various media forms, and educational programs. Free.

Contemporary Art Museum of Houston

5216 Montrose Blvd., Houston TX 77006. 713-284-8250. A museum with a focus on contemporary arts of German, South African, and a variety of cultures. Free/Suggested Donation.

Contemporary Austin

The Jones Center, 3809 West 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703. 512-458-8191. Laguna Gloria, 700 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701. 512-453-5312. Explore art museums at two different locations from young artists around the world. Fee/Suggested Donation.

Dallas Museum of Art

1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas, TX 75201. 214-922-1200. Established in 1903, a museum with over 24,000 art collections from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, BC to present day. Tours and interactive programs of contemporary art. Free/Fee.

El Paso Museum of Art

One Arts Festival Plaza, El Paso, Texas 79901. 915-532-1707. Over 5,000 collections of exhibits on Mexican, European, North American, Pre-Columbian art, and more. Fee.

Elisabet Ney Museum

304 East 44th Street, Austin, TX 78751. 512-458-2255. Created by 19th century sculptor, Elisabet Ney a museum with musical performances and exhibits representing her life. Free.

Ellen Noel Art Museum

4909 East University Boulevard, Odessa, TX 79762. 432-550-9696. Features three art galleries of various collections and other sections including classrooms, a library, and sculpture and garden center. Free.

Harry Ransom Center / The University of Texas at Austin

21st and Guadalupe Streets, Austin, TX 78712. 512-471-8944. A archive, library, and museum with 100,000 art collections, 1 million books, 5 million photographs from cultures across the world. Free.

Museum of Western Art

1550 Bandera Hwy., Kerrville, TX 78028. 830-896-2553. The story of Western Heritage, of the cowboys, the Native Americans, and the settlers, tells itself at this museum through paintings, artifacts, and rotating exhibits. Fee/Free.

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St., Abilene, TX 79601. 325-673-4586. The NCCIL collects the finest original artwork from the best of children’s literature. Younger visitors will love to tour the facility to see the stories and characters that fuel their imagination. Children's art activities and workshops available. Free.

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

One Love Street, San Angelo, TX 76903. 325-653-3333. Exhibits on ceramics, sculptures, and other various art forms. Fee.

San Antonio Art League and Museum

130 King William Street, San Antonio, TX 78204. Exhibits on the 18th thru 20th century time periods focusing on pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial, and Latin American folk art. Fee.

San Antonio Museum of Art

200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215. 210-978-8100. An art museum featuring Egyptian, Greek, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Europe, and American art collections. Fee.

Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art

309 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. 817-332-6554. Discover the history of Western Arts with paintings by renowned artists Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. Free.

Southwest School of Art

300 Augusta Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. 210-224-1848. Located on the Navarro campus, offers art programs for children and other exhibits. Fee/Free.