Community Art Day
Jan 27 • 1:30-3:30pm • FREE
Tour the Chuck Jones exhibition and enjoy hands-on stations related to drawing and animation. Experience the Edge of Imagination Station from Austin. Free for all ages!
Holiday Open House
Dec 13 • 4-5:30pm • FREE
The Ellen Noël Art Museum & JBS Leadership Institute invite you to our Holiday Open House. We will have visits with Santa from 4-4:30pm along with hands-on Art Stations and treats. At 4:45 we will have a performance by Grammy nominated vocalist, Judy Pancoast. All ages welcome!
Join us in the Ellen Noël Art Museum's Art Haus for a story & art activity geared for children 3-5 and their grown-ups. Art Tales alternates weekly between the Ellen Noël Art Museum and spaces in the community. FREE • 10am & 2pm
Dec 20 • Tree Ring Circus by Adam Rex
Jan 10 • The Little, Little House by Jessica Souhami
Jan 24 • The Little, Little House by Jessica Souhami
Feb 7 • My Travelin' Eye by Jenny Sue Ksotecki-Shaw
Feb 21 • Thy All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel
Yoga at the Museum
Visit the museum on Wednesdays at 8am for special ENAM members-only yoga classes. Led by Nancy Borelli of rOming Yoga. These classes are a great mid-week pick me up. For more information about this program, contact Annie Stanley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Museum Members only • 8-9am
Jan 10 • Jan 17 • Jan 24 • Jan 31
Feb 7 • Feb 14 • Feb 21 • Feb 28
Feb 26 • 7-10pm • Ector County Coliseum-Bldg G
Tickets: $40 (in advance) or $45 (at the door)
Join us for the 32nd annual Shrimpfest, a fundraiser supporting the Ellen Noel Art Museum's exhibitions, educational programming and free community events!
Enjoy a cajun style celebration with unlimited shrimp, music, and auction! General admission is $40 in advance, $45 at the door and include food and two drink tickets. Sponsor tables are also available. Get your tickets by visiting our website, calling or stopping by the Museum. 432-550-9696, 4909 E. University Blvd., Odessa.
Adventures in Art
Monthly classes of Art History, Art Appreciation & a Studio Art experience for children ages 6-12. Most classes begin with a gallery walk of a current exhibit. Cost is $18-20 per class with registration in advance only. Scholarships are available through the Neely Hunter Palmer Memorial fund; contact Annie Stanley (education@noelartmuseum) for more information. • 2:30-4:30pm • $18-20 per class
Jan 7 • Painting • Annita Delano Exhibition
Feb 4 • Animation • Chuck Jones Looney Tunes Exhibition
Mar 4 • Collage • Ali Cavanaugh Exhibition
Apr 8 • Still Lifes • Camile Engel Exhibition
May 6 • Ceramics • Permanent Collection
Join us Thursday nights, when the Ellen Noël Art Museum is open till 8pm. Thursday Night Live offers a wide variety of experiences for all visitors with musical performances, scholarly discussions, films, art workshops and social circles. Check out our calendar to see what is on this Thursday Night Live!
Knit & Stitch
Help create a post modern sewing circle. Knitters, Quilters, Stitchers-or those who would like to be! All are invited to bring current projects to work on while we share techniques and ideas. FREE • 6pm
Jan 4 • New Year's Resolution
Feb 8 • Valentines Love Gift
Dec 21 • 6:30pm • FREE
Dec 21 • Delayne Lee-Scott, UTPB Violinist • Classical & Contemporary
Exhibition Opening/Lecture Talk
Jan 18 • 6pm • FREE • Modern Frescos: Ali Cavanaugh Opening and Artist Talk
Feb 8 • 6pm • FREE • Captured by Detail: The Paintings of Camille Engel Opening and Artist Talk
Italian for Travelers
Join us for a 3 week series of Survival Skill Italian language classes for Travelers. $20 for all three classes, small phrase book & unsolicited packing tips. Ages 15+
Click here for Registration Form
Contact Annie Stanley (education@noelartmuseum) for more information.
Jan 11 • Jan 18 • Jan 25 • 6-7pm • $20
Join us for third Thursdays @ the Museum for an exciting new program, Book Talk. Participate in discussions of topical books and articles related to Art, current Museum exhibitions and community events, led by a variety of partners from UTPB, the Ector County Library and more! FREE • 7pm
Book Buzz with Liz Sullivan
Join Liz Sullivan, Random House Book Representative, for an evening of Book Buzz. Hear about new releases and interesting art-related books. To be followed by an open round-table discussion for upcoming book selection.
Feb 15 & Mar 22
“The Goldfinch” by Donna Tart
Discussion facilitated by Julie Roth, Associate Professor of English at Odessa College.
This year the Ellen Noël Art Museum is collaborating with the Odessa College Mass Media Department and the West Texas Film Festival to show films submitted to the festival in our museum.
Jan 28 • 6pm • FREE
Until We See Each Other Again (drama); Jonathan Vasquez & Emily Winkler and Maintenance (drama); Zack Deck; 8.5 minutes
Feb 22 • 6pm • FREE
Far from the Tree (drama); Dave Thomas; drama shot on location in Eustace, TX; 16 minutes
Join us for a series of thought provoking lectures from local scholars.
Jan 11 • 6pm • FREE
Dr. Joanna Hadjicostandi; UTPB Assoc. Prof. and Sociology Dept Coordinator • “International Refugee Crisis”
Feb 8 • 6pm • FREE
Dr. Sebahatttin Ziyanak; UTPB Asst. Prof., Sociology • “Importance of Turkey in World Politics”