Ellen Noel Art Museum

Ellen Noel Art Museum - Odessa, Texas

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EXPERIENCE THE ARTS! Stop by Odessa's Ellen Noel Art Museum if you want to experience culture as you travel through west Texas. The Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin, which was opened in 1985 and is one of two Texas art museums to be granted affiliate status by Smithsonian, has been open since then. This museum has an extensive permanent collection that is constantly changing.

By bringing people together through education, outreach and exhibitions, the Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin enables them to connect with art.

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We are grateful for the generosity of our community and will keep the Ellen Noel Art Museum open to all.

Sheila Perry explained, "We take your cash and we reinvested back into your community," Sheila Perry was the Ellen Noel Art Museum Executive Director. "We do it in an unconventional way. There's one art museum in this area.

ODESSA Texas (KOSA). The Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa has been a prominent cultural institution of West Texas for over 35 years.

You can step outside of the galleries and enter the Noel’s George and Milly Rhodus Sculpture and Sensory Garden to see how the ambience, west Texas sun and air blend with the sounds and textures of sculptural whimsy. Art can be interacted with in three dimensions because they incorporate senses and many elements. You can strike the gong to inhale and exhale the perfume, or you can just touch it. This is where the artistic hand of humans and the nature of creation come together in an exquisite blend of light. The best thing is, museum admission is completely free.

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Beyond inviting visitors, the museum offers educational programs. The museum offers art classes for teenagers, reading programs and many other services.

Perry stated, "I came to this area because I was that West Odessa kid," You don't need to be wealthy to allow your children to access art.

Stop by Odessa's Ellen Noel Art Museum if you want to experience culture in the Midland area. Established in 1985 by Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin as a Smithsonian Affiliate and one of just two Texas museums to receive this designation, the Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin became a Smithsonian Affiliate in 2005. With its impressive permanent collection and eclectic, changing exhibits it has brought America and the rest the world to Odessa. You can see an Indian mask or pair of shining, gold slippers, from Macau, at The Noel. Also, you will find American art from 1860 to the present, including the work of Rufino Tamayo and Juane Quick to See Smith.

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Perry stated, "Art education can help you to develop skills that will allow you to live an enjoyable life." You'll be a better student. It'll also make you a better person.

There are rotating exhibits and a permanent collection gallery. Up until May, the traveling exhibit "Women Artists.

On your journey to West Texas, you should stop at Odessa's Ellen Noel Art Museum. The Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin, which was opened in 1985, is one of two Smithsonian Affiliates in Texas. With its impressive permanent collection and eclectic, changing exhibits it has brought America and the rest the world to Odessa. You can see an Indian mask or pair of shining, gold slippers, from Macau, at The Noel. Also, you will find American art from 1860 to the present, including the work of Rufino Tamayo and Juane Quick to See Smith.

 

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