Coming Exhibits

Celebration of Quilts 2018

Jan 17-Mar 14, 2018

Triangle Frenzy Hexagon Table Topper by Toni Rich, 2016

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 14th year, will feature a variety of patterns and designs ranging from traditional patterns to unique art quilts.

Mexican Calendar Art

Apr 12-May 24, 2018

Original prints designed for commercial calendars were created by some of Mexico's leading artists during the Twentieth Century. Exhibit curated by collector of Ricardo Backal.

Dolores Price Art 

July 10 – August 16, 2018

Local artist Dolores Price provides paints and provides art instruction in her Kingsville art studio. Price’s paintings are also selected annually as the signature image for the Texas A&M University-Kingsville President’s Legacy Ball. Price has chosen a selection of her portraits for this exhibition at the Conner Museum.

Maurice Schmidt Art Exhibit

Aug 30-Oct 25, 2018

Artist Maurice Schmidt
“I think of a portrait as a landscape of the soul.” - 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.

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.

 Let My People Go: The Movement for Soviet Jews

Aug 19 - Oct 10, 2019

Developed by the National Museum of American Jewish History, Let My People Go tells the story of one of the most successful human rights movements of the 20th Century—the struggle to allow persecuted Soviet Jews to emigrate. Through photos, personal accounts, and multimedia, this exhibit tells the story of the Refuseniks—Soviet Jews who refused to abandon their religion and their culture—and the American Jews and non-Jews who campaigned for their freedom.

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