Currently on View

The Permanent Collection of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas houses over 1600 works of art, with an emphasis on artwork on paper. Currently, the exhibitions listed below feature the WFMA Permanent Collection.


Color wheel

Color in Art, Color in LifePrisms, Pigments, and Purpose

October 24 – January 30 

Through interdisciplinary partnerships and works from the permanent collection, this exhibition demonstrates the purposeful language of color as it was discovered through scientific methods and as it plays a role in compositional design, meaning, and experience.

Image: Moses Harris, Prismatic Color Wheel, Illustration from “The Natural System of Colours,” c. 1766

Follow along in the creation Color in Art, Color in LifePrisms, Pigments, and Purpose with curator Danny Bills to get an insider perspective of art exhibitions and a personal connection to the museum experience.


On Tour

Young at Art: A Selection of Caldecott Book Illustrations

The exhibition Young at Art: A Selection of Caldecott Book Illustrations includes original illustrations from Caldecott Medal recipients and from “runner-up” Honor books, as well as other illustrations by award-winning artists. This exhibition of works from Wichita Falls Museum of Art’s permanent collection celebrates the vision and talent of twenty-eight award-winning artists.

Image:

Leonard Weisgard, Mother Hen, 1947, Acrylic