Words and Pictures: Vernon Fisher
Organized by the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, Denton
March 21 – September 26, 2020
Words and Pictures features paintings, sculptures and installations from 1980-2019 by the nationally accomplished Texas artist Vernon Fisher.
Image: Vernon Fisher, The Basic Slate, 2008, Acrylic on canvas
Fall 2020 programs are made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; MSU Texas with support from the Museum Trust; and individual donors to Texoma Gives and the Museum Annual Fund.
September 19 – October 17
Organized in partnership with the Regional Museum Network and the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, this exhibition features select pieces from the collections of area museums that tell the origin stores of these intuitions and reflect on their journeys and futures.
Image: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, A Chart of the Human Body, 2005, color woodcut; Permanent Collection. Courtesy Jaune Quick-To-See Smith.
Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, 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 Life: Prisms, Pigments, and Purpose with curator Danny Bills to get an insider perspective of art exhibitions and a personal connection to the museum experience.
Running for Office: Candidates, Campaigns, and the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman
September 26 – November 28
Created by the National Archives with the support of the Foundation for the National Archives and organized for travel by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, this exhibition showcases facsimile prints of early 20th century drawings, using satire, gesture, and simplicity to communicate the American democratic experience.
Image: Clifford Berryman, Figgering’ on the Returns, November 7, 1907; US Senate Collection, Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives & Records Administration.