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American Indian Art from the Susan J. Allen Collection
Susan Janney Allen of Haverford, Pennsylvania, gave her American Indian collection to PPHM in 1934 in memory of her parents, Samuel L. and Sarah H. Allen of Philadelphia. Selections from this collection will be featured in the Mary E. Bivins Gallery at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum beginning in October of 2013.
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Christmas Open House

Dec 3, 2016
Experience the holidays at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museums annual Christmas Open House on Friday, December 2, from 6:00-9:00 pm and Saturday, December 3, from 1:00-5:00 pm.

The event is free of charge. Suggested admission is one can of food per person to benefit the High Plains Food Bank.

Amarillo Walking Tours SOLD OUT

Dec 10, 2016

Canyon Square Walking Tour

Dec 17, 2016
Canyon is an evolving city with a rich history. From historic fires to the development of the square, come hear the stories that shaped this great city. Join Public Historian and former PPHM Curator of History, Bill Green on this tour.
Tour will begin at the Canyon Municipal Courthouse and will conclude in the square around 11:30 am. Limited to 20 participants. Tickets are $15
Go online to or call 806-651-2242 to reserve your spot.

Hunting the Panhandle-Plains

Sep 19, 2015 - Jan 7, 2017
Using artifacts, specimens, fossils, and works of art, this exhibition will present how animal life on the Panhandle-Plains has evolved and how this affected hunting, settlement, and migration patterns both in prehistoric and historic times.


Jun 4, 2016 - Aug 26, 2017
Maps have been created as navigational tools, as legal and political evidence, as administrative guides, as sales tools, and as creative objects. Examples of all of these can be found in the archival collections of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and this exhibition will showcase about a dozen highlights from these collections.

When Georgia Was Here

Aug 27, 2016 - Feb 24, 2018
This rolling exhibition will display near PPHM's own Georgia O'Keeffe painting, "Red Landscape", works of art produced contemporaneous with O'Keeffe's time at WTSNC (now West Texas A&M University) from fall 1916 to February 1918 when she took a leave of absence due to illness, and eventually resigned. The exhibition will be drawn from the PPHM's own stellar art collection and from public and private collections nationwide. When "Georgia Was Here" will present a new perspective on American art produced between 1916 and 1918.
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