Culture, History, Historic House, Library
The Marfa and Presidio County Museum is located along Highway 90, the main thoroughfare intersecting the west Texas town of Marfa. The Museum is housed in a historic adobe home built in the 1880s by local Don Juan Humphries.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is owned and operated by the Alvin Museum Society. The 1909 Victorian style house is located at 113 East Dumble, Alvin, Texas.
Art, Culture, University
The museum serves as an invaluable teaching and scholarship tool for students and faculty. Exhibitions complement the courses of art history and studio art taught within the Department of Art.
And we are dedicated to the guardianship and preservation of a permanent collection that now contains over 1,000 pieces of historical and contemporary artwork.
Art, Culture, General, University
The gallery is located in the main foyer of the Allison Fine Arts Building and annually hosts multiple exhibits of works in a wide range of media. For additional information regarding the McCormick Gallery, telephone (432) 685-4770.
Culture, History, Historic House
The McNamara House was built in 1876 in the style known as Greek Revival with Victorian accents. The house was built for Mr. William J. McNamara, a local hide and cotton dealer, and his wife Mary Ann Buckley McNamara and their four daughters: Mary Ellen, Elizabeth, Margaret and Catherine. William McNamara emigrated from Ireland in the 1850’s to New York City, then on to Pennsylvania, Port Lavaca, and finally settled in Victoria.
San Antonio, Texas
Art, Culture, History, Library
Built by educator Marion Koogler McNay in the 1920s, the Spanish Colonial Revival-style home opened as the first museum of modern art in 1954. Mrs. McNay believed that the experience of great art should be available to everyone. Today more than 100,000 visitors a year become captivated by magnificent works of art by 20th-century luminaries including Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Art, Culture, History, Specialized, University
The Meadows Museum is the leading U.S. institution focused on the study and presentation of the art of Spain. In 1962, Dallas businessman and philanthropist Algur H. Meadows donated his private collection of Spanish paintings, as well as funds to start a museum, to Southern Methodist University. The museum opened to the public in 1965, marking the first step in fulfilling Meadows’s vision to create “a small Prado for Texas.”
Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
Culture, History, Historic House
As the word got out, the people of Mills County brought in their family heirlooms. The first prized possessions of the museum were the old family farm wagon, old pianos, and 100-year-old quilts. Volunteers arranged all the donated antiques, raised money for repairs, did the repairs, made many of the museum display cases and partitions, hauled in the old Hudson Drugstore cases, and brought in old barn boards to make walls and wooden frames for displays.
Fort Worth, Texas
Art, Culture, History
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth collects and displays international modern and contemporary artwork in a serene concrete and glass building designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The collection showcases works in all media: paintings, sculptures, videos, photographs, and prints; by artists including Andy Warhol, Anselm Kiefer, Jenny Holzer, Jackson Pollock, and Martin Puryear.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized
From mammoth bones to conjunto tunes, the Museum of South Texas History collects, preserves, and exhibits material relating the distinctive history and heritage of the lower Rio Grande region, along with the adjoining regions of South Texas and northeastern Mexico.
Culture, General, History, Library
The Museum of Southern History chronicles the history of the South during the mid-1800s. Visitors peruse room settings, cases, and dioramas to view clothing, fine furnishings, uniforms, tools, and weapons that help convey a sense of those who settled in the region and how they rebuilt their lives after the Civil War.
Port Isabel, Texas
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Park
The Museums of Port Isabel located in historic Port Isabel at the southernmost tip of Texas surrounded by the beautiful waters of the Laguna Madre Bay consists of three unique museums - the Port Isabel Lighthouse Historic Site complex, the Port Isabel Historical Museum, and the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Each of the museum compliments the other and each interprets the maritime, military, art, history and culture of the Laguna Madre area.