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Museum of the Southwest The Old Jail Art Center
Albany, TX
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Paradise Lost, 2018
Exhibition: BALE CREEK ALLEN: My America
06/15/2019 - 08/24/2019 (more information)
BALE CREEK ALLEN
Paradise Lost, 2018
pigment ink on archival cotton rag,
62 x 42 in.
Courtesy of the artist
Exhibition: NICK BONTRAGER: Survival
06/15/2019 - 08/24/2019 (06/more information)
NICK BONTRAGER
FM 21-76 Survival, 2010
pigment inkjet print from color
4 x 5 in. negative, 19.5 x 24.5 in.
Courtesy of the artist
FM 21-76 Survival, 2010

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:

BALE CREEK ALLEN: My America
15 June - 24 August 2019
(more information)

NICK BONTRAGER: Survival
15 June - 24 August 2019
(more information)

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