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Museum Of North Texas History

General description of exhibit and project

• Thanks to a grant from the Priddy Foundation, the outside of the Museum of North Texas

History will have a new look.

• We are holding an art contest from which 3 paintings will be selected to be digitally

reproduced to approx. 10' x 15' in size and then installed on the front of the building.

• Paintings are supposed to reflect some aspect of history of the North Texas area.

• All the entries in the art contest will be on display in the Museum's main exhibit hall.

• The large scale works will be installed on the building by August 17.

Details about the exhibit

• Name of exhibit is "Our History in Art"

• There are 46 paintings from 21 artists in the exhibit.

• Subjects include landscapes, wildlife, livestock, oil & gas, architecture, street scenes,

agriculture, cowboys, music, and more.

• All paintings are for sale. Prices have been set by the artists.

• Exhibit will be open to the public on June 15.

• The exhibit will run through August 17.

Gala opening

• There will be a gala opening party on June 14.

• Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

• Heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer & wine

• Cost: $50 per person

• In addition to the announcement of the 3 winners of the art contest, there will a "people's

choice" award chosen by those in attendance.

• RSVP by June 7.

• Call the Museum at 322-7628 or email to

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