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Museum of the Southwest The Old Jail Art Center
Albany, TX
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Exhibition: DEBORAH BUTTERFIELD: Three Sorrows
02/22/20 - 05/23/2020 (more information)
DEBORAH BUTTERFIELD
Three Sorrows (quake, tsunami, meltdown from Gretel Ehrlich in Facing the Wave), 2016
cast bronze, wood, plastic, wire, found objects, 81 x 100 x 40 in.
Tia Collection
Three Sorrows
Composition, 1959
Exhibition: The Ruby Portfolio
02/22/20 - 05/23/2020 (more information)
JACQUES VILLON
Composition, 1959
ink and watercolor on paper,
14 x 12 in.
Collection of the Old Jail Art Center, Gift of Bill Bomar. 1981.214
Exhibition: JO ANN FLEISCHHAUER: Disquieted Beauty
02/22/20 - 05/23/2020 (more information)
JO ANN FLEISCHHAUER
Whole Bee, 2020
photograph
Image courtesy the artist
Whole Bee, 2020

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:

DEBORAH BUTTERFIELD: Three Sorrows
Saturday 22, 2020 – 01/30/2021
(more information)

The Ruby Portfolio
22 February - 23 May 2020
(more information)

JO ANN FLEISCHHAUER: Disquieted Beauty
22 February - 23 May 2020
(more information)

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