Coming Exhibits

Maurice Schmidt Art Exhibit

Aug 30-Oct 25, 2018

Mariachis by Maurice Schmidt

Mariachis by Maurice Schmidt

Original paintings by local artist Maurice Schmidt, Professor Emeritus, 1965-2006 Texas A&M University-Kingsville Department of Art, Communication, and Theater. With his unique style, Schmidt creates a dynamic sense of motion and color in his works. This exhibition focuses on Mexicana themes, but includes various samples of Schmidt's interpretation of the unique South Texas region he calls home.

Fanciful Santas by Peggy Westbrook

Nov 15-Dec 15, 2018

Santas by Peggy Westbrook

Local artist Peggy Westbrook creates whimsical Santa figurines from wooden bedposts, balustrades, and other turned wooden objects. With just her imagination and acrylic paints, Westbrook designs unique folkart figures, no two of which are exactly alike. A fun and colorful exhibit designed to bring a bit of holiday spirit to young and old alike.

Celebration of Quilts 2019

Jan 15-Mar 13, 2019

Heartbeat Column Quilt by Joan Nuesch, 2017

The Museum's annual exhibit dedicated to the art and craft of quilting, Celebration of Quilts 2018 will feature original works crafted by the Kingsville Saturday Quilters. The show, now in its 15th year, will feature a variety of patterns and designs ranging from traditional patterns to unique art quilts.

American Farmer

Apr 6 - May 25, 2019

Photographer Paul Mobley set out on a nationwide odyssey to capture the essence of rural America and published the results in American Farmer: Portraits from the Heartland, winner of the 2009 Western Heritage Award for Best Photography Book from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. American Farmer, the exhibit, brings 45 iconic images from Mobley's book, in color and black-and-white, accompanied by personal quotes and anecdotes from the subjects themselves.

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