events

Community Art Days

May 18 • 1:30-3:30pm • FREE

Join us for fun art stations and register for upcoming Summer Camps. All ages welcome!

Parks Legado Farmer’s Market
June 8 • July 13 • Aug 10 • 8am-12pm • FREE

City of Odessa Code Enforcement Block Party Located at MCH Family Clinic Parking Lot
July 20 • 9am-12pm • FREE

All are welcome to visit our community art day stations throughout Odessa this summer. Visit our booth for different art activities and receive information about the many upcoming programs that the Museum offers.

Opening Exhibitions

Biomorphic: Diana Kersey Opening Reception and Artist Talk • June 7 • 6pm • FREE

Join us for the joint opening reception of Biomorphic: Diana Kersey and the Teen Artist Residency Program Artwork Display. Kersey is this year’s TARP instructor. Hear from the artist, view the exhibition and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.

Summer Camp

June 10-14 • 9:15am-12pm • Ages 6-12 • $110 (Advanced registration) • Ceramics and Art & Imagination

June 17-21 • 9:15am-12pm • Ages 6-12 • $100 (Advanced registration) • Painting and Art Trip

July 15-19 • 9:15am-12pm • Ages 6-12 • $100 (Advanced registration) • 3D Design and Creatures

Join us for a fun summer of art camps for ages 6-8 and 9-12. Students get to explore two different themes during their camp. Classes fill quickly so register today!

Pulling for the Arts

Aug 2 • 9am • Ticketed Event

Show off your markmanship, enjoy great food and have a blast, all while supporting the Museum. Our newest fundraiser has space available for six man teams as well as individual shooter options. Sponsorship opportunities available.

 

Thursday Nights

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! 

Pronto Spanish

May 16 • 6pm • $20 (for entire month’s sessions)

Join us Thursday nights in May for Pronto Spanish from 6-7pm. Whether you want to brush up rusty speaking skills or learn survival Spanish, this is the class for you! Learn basic vocabulary & conversation in a relaxed, fun environment. No tests or grades!

For ages 16+ and advance registration is required.

Dance Performance

May 23 • 7pm • FREE

Enjoy a special two part performace of Maisha Morris’s Minister of Movement. Morris is an Odessa native, performed and taught with CONTRA-TIEMPO (L.A. based Urban-Latin dance company) and showcased her signature style of movements both in and out of the U.S.

Knit & Stitch

June 6 • 6pm • FREE • Summer Projects
August 1 • 7pm • FREE • How to Share Your Crafting Passion
All are invited to bring current projects to work on while we share techniques and ideas.

Summer Film Series

June 13 • July 13 • Aug 8 • 6:30pm • FREE
Our Summer Film Series will include award winning films and/or shorts selected by Odessa College Mass Communications Assistant Professor Harlan Whatley. Films will be followed by discussions. Refreshments provided.

Music Night

June 20 • Aug 15 • 6:30pm • FREE

Join us for a free musical performance by song writer/guitarist Charles Silvermand. Known for his new acoustic, contemporary folk style, Silverman creates original tunes and cover songs. Refreshments provided.