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Museum of the Southwest The Old Jail Art Center
Albany, TX
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Untitled (Subway Station), c. 1945
Exhibition: TWO WORLDS: The Reality of Abstraction
06/02/2018 - 08/25/2018 (more information)
Norman Lewis
Untitled (Subway Station), c. 1945
oil and sand on canvas, 24 x 36 in.
On loan from Art Bridges. LX.083.
Exhibition: HELEN ALTMAN: jailbird
06/02/2018 - 08/25/2018 (more information)
Helen Altman
jailbird, 2018
installation. Old Jail Art Center Cell Series
jailbird, 2018
Exhibition:  THE CROSS: Selections from the Bill Bomar Collection
Exhibition: THE CROSS: Selections from the Bill Bomar Collection
06/02/2018 - 08/25/2018 (more information)

The Old Jail Art Center
201 South Second Street
Albany, Texas 76430
phone (325) 762-2269
fax (325) 762-2260
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www.theoldjailartcenter.org

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Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Old Jail Art Center is to be the primary cultural resource for the region, providing visual art, performing art, and local history resources for residents and visitors alike, and fostering memorable experiences for all.

Permanent Exhibitions:

  • Asian Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection, augmented with loaned works
    • The museum’s Asian Collection has been re-installed in refurbished galleries in the 1877 old jail building of the Old Jail Art Center.

  • W.O. Gross, Jr. Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
    • The Old Jail Art Center is also home of the W.O. Gross, Jr. Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. This extensive and important collection features earthenware vessels, votive figurines and tomb pottery. Among the numerous cultures represented in this collection are Chimu, Colima, Huastec, Jalisco, Maya, Mixtec, Nayarit and Teotihuacan.

  • Sallie Reynolds Matthews Room
    • This gallery honors both its namesake, author of Interwoven, and her youngest child, Watkins (Watt) Reynolds Matthews. The room is a generic family gathering room based on two rooms at the headquarters of the Matthews' historic Lambshead Ranch. Some of the furniture in this room and a number of the artifacts involved with ranch life are from Lambshead Ranch. The remaining furniture and artifacts are from other ranches in the area.


Exhibitions:

TWO WORLDS: The Reality of Abstraction
2 June - 25 August, 2018
(more information)

HELEN ALTMAN: jailbird
2 June - 25 August, 2018
(more information)

THE CROSS: Selections from the Bill Bomar Collection
2 June - 25 August, 2018
(more information)

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