Visit The Grace

The Grace Museum is a place for all ages to explore art, history and creativity. Our 1909 building was originally the Hotel Grace, and was built to welcome travelers on the railroad. Since 1992, The Grace Museum has been a cornerstone to Abileneโ€™s downtown revival into a welcoming center of the arts, dining and family activities for this dynamic west Texas town.

We hope you will enjoy your visit to The Grace Museum and will return to visit often!

Museum Hours

Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

FREE on Thursday Nights 5-8pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

Click here to visit Spark

 

Holiday Hours

New Year: Closed January 1

Good Friday: Closed April 7

Independence Day: Closed July 4

Thanksgiving: Closed November 22-24

Christmas: Closed December 25-31

Admissions

$6 Adults

$3 Children ages 4-17, Seniors 65+, Students & Educators (with ID), Non-Active Duty Military (with ID)

FREE Children ages 0-3, Museum Members, Active Duty Military & Families (with ID)

Location

102 Cypress Street

Abilene, TX 79601

325-673-4587

info@thegracemuseum.org

Accessibility

The Grace Museum is fully accessible for our physically challenged visitors. There is a wheelchair ramp on the North 1st Street side of the Museum for access to the building, an elevator for access to all floors, and wheelchair accessible restrooms. In addition, there is a wheelchair available for visitor use upon request.

Parking

The Grace Museum offers two parking areas adjacent to our building along North 1st Street. We welcome our patrons to park in either of these areas. Reserved spaces are available for Handicapped Parking Only.

Interested in a School Tour? Check out our information for Educators.

Our Mission

The Grace Museum builds multifaceted connections through new experiences in American fine art and history within the evolving Texas story through exhibitions, programs, and collections.

Our Vision

The Grace Museum will serve as an exemplary cultural institution as well as a hub of learning, inspiration, and involvement.

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Thursday's Latin Dance Night at The Grace Museum brought out a really amazing crowd - 125 people from Abilene, Merkel, Anson, Wichita Falls, Houston - we even had some hailing from Mexico, Columbia, and Spain! Cypress Street Station hosted a cash bar and DjManteca cranked out a mix of everyone's favorite Latin tunes while couples, sisters, friends (old and new) enjoyed a night of cumbia, salsa, merengue, reggaeton and other fun dances in the Courtyard. Thanks to EVERYONE who came out to hang with us last night! We hope to see you again next time!!! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ ... See MoreSee Less
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This is the LAST week for our AAPI heritage exhibition, on view in the history galleries through May 31. Learn more about how Asian American and Pacific Islanders have fought not only for their own rights, but so that the voices of those like them can also be heard.โ 
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๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜‹๐˜ณ. ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข ๐˜‰๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ˆ๐˜Š๐˜œ'๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜บ: ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜—๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ.โ 
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๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜Š๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ญ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ข๐˜ด, ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด.
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Hey Teachers! Need a little inspiration and some new ideas for your classroom? The Grace Museum is hosting 3 GREAT teacher workshops during the first 3 weeks of June! โ 
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- History in Our Backyard [Session #112794]โ 
- All Things Art for Elementary Teachers [Session #112693]โ 
- The Art of Art for Secondary Teachers [Session #112694]โ 
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Register today at https://pitstop.esc14.net.โ 
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Happy Mother's Day from The Grace! This piece from our permanent collection reminds us of the overwhelming love and dedication moms often give to their families. Thank you for all you do!โ 
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Jerry Bywaters, ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ, 1936, lithograph, Collection of The Grace Museum, Gift of the 2018 Collectors Circle
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See the show and meet Susan kae Grant at @the.grace.museum Friday, May 12 during our FREE Artist Reception 5-7 pm.

**BONUS** Susan will also be co-leading an exclusive workshop opportunity on Saturday, July 15 (only 20 spots) - "Making & Marketing Art: Strategizing & Sustaining a Career in Photography" - member & student discounts + scholarships available! REGISTER @ bit.ly/mm-photo-art
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FREE EVENT | Thursday, May 18 | 6-7 pm | Light refreshments provided
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Don't miss Michael Grauer's talk about the Butterfield Overland Mail Routeโ€™s impact on West Texas & the Western United States! This is the third presentation in our lecture series about Smith's Station on the Butterfield (currently on view in the history galleries).โ 
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ABOUT THE SPEAKERโ 
Michael Grauer is the McCasland Chair of Cowboy Culture/Curator of Cowboy Collections and Western Art in Oklahoma City. He has worked as a curator for over 40 years and has written three books and is a contributor to several other publications about the art of the American West. Grauer holds a Master of Arts in History from West Texas A&M University, a Master of Arts in Art History from Southern Methodist University, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art History and Painting from the University of Kansas.โ 
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This event is generously sponsored by @humanitiestexas and the @texanspreservtx
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Our newest cultural heritage exhibition Asian American & Pacific Islander Month is NOW ON VIEW through the end of May.โ 
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The story of Japanese Internment during World War II is integral to the understanding of American sentiment of otherwise innocent Japanese people during the war. Learn about the untold story of Japanese Americans that either escaped internment on the west coast or served in the military during the war.โ 
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This exhibition was created in collaboration with Dr. Amanda Biles and students from ACU's Introduction to Public History: Interpreting American Pasts course.
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#AbileneGives 2023 is a wrap! THANK YOU to the 78 incredibly generous donors who helped us raise $30,020 today for The Grace Museum!!! We asked and YOU showed up.

Thank you once again to the wonderful women of Los Aficionados who MATCHED $9,000 of today's gifts!

Thank you to the many businesses and individuals who supported #AbileneGives by donating to the amplification fund from which we ALL greatly benefit!

And a GREAT BIG thank you to the Community Foundation of Abilene for having the foresight to host such an impactful day of giving for our local nonprofits!
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Our BELOVED members of Los Aficionados have done it again! Today, they presented us with a $9,000 check to serve as an #AbileneGives GIFT MATCH for individual gifts (up to $1,000) made to The Grace today. Thank you doesn't quite cover it - but THANK YOU to all of the amazing women who come together to support the museum so well - every day, all year long.

**Matching funds are STILL AVAILABLE!Visit our page (link in bio) to keep giving through 8 PM tonight. ALL gifts make a difference!
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GIVE TO THE GRACE! >> abilenegives.org/organizations/the-grace-museum ...

It's a beautiful day and #AbileneGives is the perfect opportunity to make a difference in our community! The Grace Museum is raising money today to help support our educational activities and programs offered FREE throughout the year to museum visitors and local schools. A donation of $10 or more today will help ensure that these programs continue to benefit our community!โ 
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GIVE NOW during today's first Match Minute Magic 8-8:30 am and your donation could be DOUBLED!!!โ 
>> abilenegives.org/organizations/the-grace-museum
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