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  • "Devotion: The Impact of Amy & Vernon Faulconer on Our Collection"

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    Name: "Devotion: The Impact of Amy & Vernon Faulconer on Our Collection"
    Date: August 19, 2016 - November 27, 2016
    Event Description:
    The Tyler Museum of Art spotlights 25 years in the evolution of its Permanent Collection while paying homage to two of its most generous benefactors with its next major exhibition, “Devotion: The Impact of Amy & Vernon Faulconer on Our Collection.” The exhibition opens to the public on Friday, Aug. 19 and continues through Nov. 27 at the TMA, 1300 S. Mahon Ave. on the Tyler Junior College main campus. Admission is free. TMA members and special guests are invited for a first look at the exhibition during the Preview Reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Museum. To RSVP or for information on becoming a TMA member, call (903) 595-1001 or visit www.tylermuseum.org. Organized by the TMA, Devotion features 24 works from the Museum’s Permanent Collection – all by Texas artists – that either were purchased by or acquired as a direct result of the generosity of Amy and the late Vernon Faulconer. “Devotion” marks the first time this selection of Permanent Collection works have been gathered together in a single exhibition. In addition to Allen, featured artists in the exhibition include David Bates, Vernon Fisher, Joseph Glasco, Karl Umlauf, and Tyler natives William Montgomery and Graydon Parrish. Exhibition sponsors in honor of Amy and Vernon Faulconer are Marilyn Abegg-Glass, Eleanor Cameron, Beryl Cobb, Helen and Dr. C. Noah Israel, Martha and Randy Key, Kathie and Leo Mack, John and Ellen Musselman, Marilyn Richey, Robyn Rogers and Bob Rice, Barbara Shtofman, and Dr. and Mrs. Bill Starling. Media sponsor is Tyler Today Magazine.
    Location:
    Tyler Museum of Art, 1300 S. Mahon Ave., Tyler, TX 75701
    Date/Time Information:
    10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19-Nov. 27
    Contact Information:
    (903) 595-1001, info@tylermuseum.org
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE
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