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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Wild West Murder Mystery Dinner
Nov 4, 2016
Lagniappe Productions Lone Star Murder Mysteries are set in the 1880s, when Texas was wild and cattle were king. We invite you to join us for dinner with a little deception and a lot of fun on Friday November 4th.
Glamour Inspired by Georgia
Nov 19, 2016
Sometimes interpreting art can lead to different forms of artistic expression. Join us for an afternoon of learning how to use pieces of art, like Georgia OKeeffes Red Landscape, as inspiration for makeup looks.
Christmas Open House
Dec 2, 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.
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.
YOU ARE HERE: MAPS FROM THE PPHM COLLECTION
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.