Collection Connection – Film Friday

It’s #FilmFriday and our Collection Pet Takeover continues with Willow posing as a Victorian woman in the Cartes-de-visite style and then Bonnie as Colonel W.L. Beckham and Cheddar as Grace Beckham (the Hotel Grace-turned-museum’s namesake)!

Collection Connection – Abilene Shakespeare Club

Our final Collection Pet Takeover includes all of our remaining staff pets — posing as members of the Abilene Shakespeare Club circa 1900-1910. A sizable collection within the Grace Museum History Collection documents the many and impactful women’s clubs active in Abilene through the years through photographs, programs, and various ephemera.

1-Point Perspective Drawing

We are moving down the tracks for Planes, Trains, & Automobiles week with a step-by-step Perspective Drawing activity.

Railcar Relics

It’s Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Week and we are diving into our Texas & Pacific Railway Collection for inspiration. Today we showcase railcars! The Sunshine Special, The Texan, The Louisiana Limited, and the Texas Eagle were some of the passenger locomotives owned by the Texas & Pacific (T&P) Railway Company.