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3225 South Danville Drive
Abilene, TX 79605
Phone: (325) 437-1525
Fax: (325) 437-1535
Arts & Museums
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature is an unusual museum that highlights the works of illustrators for children's story books. Famous illustrators such as Betsy Lewin, David Macaulay and Donald Crews have showcased their works here. It is a child-centered museum that hosts summer camps and art classes for kids.
Full service art center that provides a forum to all art groups for events, performances, and rehearsals plus features a ballroom that is available for community use upon reservation.
Recognizing one of the most feared fighting machines of World War II, this memorial museum pays tribute to the 12th Armored Division and features the Division's historical collections on World War II. Innovative educational programs for children are available.
Three museums housed together offer visitors the opportunity to see all types of are and historical and scientific exhibits.
The Grace Museum is situated in a refurbished hotel building that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It has separate sections for local history, fine art and children's educational exhibits. Learn about railways, wars and landmarks that shaped the history and lifestyles of Abilene citizens. The art collection is biased towards American Realist styles and includes works by famous artists such as Andy Warhol. The dressing rooms, make-believe games and interactive displays at the children's museum make it perfect for a family outing.
Unique contemporary art gallery that features three galleries and 13 working artist studios. Monthly exhibits by local, regional, and national artists are displayed in the galleries including contemporary paintings, textiles, photography, and sculptures.