Great Garden Cities Trip Raffle

Brandywine Valley, PA

Longwood Gardens • Winterthur Museum Garden & Library • Hagley Museum • Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art

Trip for Two • 5 Days & 4 Nights • Airfare Included Tickets: $50 (Each) | Draw Date Aug 3

Experience a stay in one of Brandywine Valley’s Historical Inns, SUV rental, visit the many gardens, wineries and sites. Enjoy fine dinning, shopping, and a $500 gift card toward dining & other entertainment the Valley has to offer.


Celebrate Texas: Art & Fashion Exhibition Opening

June 8 • 6pm • FREECelebrate Texas: Art & Fashion Exhibition Opening Reception.

All are welcome to the opening reception Celebrate Texas: Art & Fashion exhibition, which show cases artwork and fashion by Texas designers from the 1800s to present. Enjoy an evening of h’orderves and refreshments. 


Teen Artist Residency Program Artwork Display Opening

June 8 • 6pm • FREE 

Join us, as the TARP students display their work as part of the Celebrate Texas: Art & Fashion exhibition opening. Selected students ages 13-17 will work with artist Tina Fuentes in an intensive painting workshop.


Summer Art Camps

Join us for a fun summer of art camps for ages 6-8 and 9-12. Students get to explore two different themes during their camp. Classes fill quickly so register today!

June 11-15 • 9:15am-Noon • Ages 6-8 & 9-12 • $100

Ceramics-Learn to hand build and throw on the wheel as you make a variety of cool things from clay.

Art & Imagination- Mermaids, Fairies, Spacemen, and Robots! Create original artwork based on fantasy.

June 18-22 • 9:15am-Noon • Ages 6-8 & 9-12 • $90

Art to Wear-Create customized clothing and accessories (in conjunction with the Celebrate Texas Fashion exhibition). Students need to bring a pair of jeans that will be “tattooed” with designs.

Art Journey-Take a trip with a different artist each day and make something in their style.

July 9-13 • 9:15am-Noon • Ages 6-8 & 9-12 • $90

Zoology-Draw, paint, sculpt: create a different animal each day .

3D Design-Make fun 3-D objects including sculptures and 3D printed objects.

July 16-20 • 9:15am-Noon • Ages 6-8 & 9-12 • $90

Art for Public Places-Make art that is intended to be shared in your garden, home or community.

Painting-Explore traditional painting techniques in the classroom and garden.


ENAM Art Club

July 23-27 • 9:15am-4:15 • Ages 6-8 & 9-12 • $225

Join us for a new all day art experience that combines classes with other fun creative activities including movies, games, sketch books and a few behind the scenes tours. Lunch and snacks not included.


Community Art Day @ MCH Farmer's Market

June 23 • July 28 • Aug 25 • Sept 22

9am-12pm • FREE

Join the Ellen Noël Art Museum on fourth Saturdays at the Medical Center Hospital Farmer’s Market for fun art activities.  Look for our booth in the KIDS ACTIVITY section. Enjoy a morning of visiting local produce and ware vendors and get the chance to make your very own artwork!


Movies Under the Stars

Aug 24 • 8:45pm • FREE • Ages 18+

Join us in the garden, Friday, Aug 24 at dusk (8:45) for the classic Texas Summer Movie, “Dazed and Confused”. This coming-of-age film “follows the mayhem of a group of rowdy teenagers in Austin, Texas celebrating the last day of high school in 1976”. By director Richard Linklater. Rated R, ages 18 + only.  Refreshments and snacks provided. No pets please. 



Yoga at the Museum

Visit the museum on Wednesdays at 8am for special ENAM members-only yoga classes. Led by Nancy Borelli of rOming Yoga. These classes are a great mid-week pick me up. For more information about this program, contact Annie Stanley at Museum Members only • 8-9am

May 2 • May 9 • May 16 • May 23 • May 30




Thursday Nights

Join us Thursday nights, when the Ellen Noël Art Museum is open till 8pm. Thursday Night Live offers a wide variety of experiences for all visitors with  musical performances, scholarly discussions, films, art workshops and social circles. Check out our calendar to see what is on this Thursday Night Live! 


Knit & Stitch

Help create a post modern sewing circle. Knitters, Quilters, Stitchers-or those who would like to be! All are invited to bring current projects to work on while we share techniques and ideas. 

June 7 • 6pm FREE Twittermuffs

July 5 • 6pm FREE Fidget Quilts

Aug 2 • 6pm FREE Back to School


Volunteer Appreciation Reception

June 7 • 4:30-6:30pm • RSVP Requested

We want to thank you to all of our amazing volunteers. Join us for the evening of mingling, snacks and refreshments.


Exhibition Opening/Lecture Talk

May 31 • 7pm • FREE60th Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition Opening Reception and Awards

In addition to Best-in-Show and 3 Honorable Mentions prizes, the most popular work voted by the public receives the People Choice Award. So come by the Museum and pick your favorite artwork!
The exhibition is hosted by the Ellen Noël Art Museum in partnership with the Odessa Art Association. 


July 19 • 6pm • FREECut Up/Cut Out Exhibition Opening Reception

Join us for the an evening of light h’orderves and refreshments, as you explore this collaborative exhibition featuring artworks from all over the world.


Music Night

June 28 & Aug 9 • 6:30pm FREE

Enjoy a special two part performance with singer/songwriter Charles Silverman for an evening of refreshments and acoustical guitar performance.


West Texas Film Festival Series

This year the Ellen Noël Art Museum is collaborating with the Odessa College Mass Media Department and the West Texas Film Festival to show films submitted to the festival in our museum.

June 21 & July 26 • 6:30pm • FREE

Film Shorts


Pronto Spanish

Back by popular demand for four Thursday nights in May, this introductory Spanish class will help you brush up on rusty skills or learn survival skill vocabulary. The cost is $20 total. Contact Annie Stanley for more information at 550-9696 X 213.

May 3 • May 10 • May 17 • May 24 • 6-7pm
Ages 16+ • $20  
(includes small text book and all four sessions) • Registration in advance only.


Lecture Series

June 14 • 6:30pm • FREE
Elena Dulger • “Where Are You From? No-What Are You?”

Hear from a young professional in the Oil & Gas Industry, whose story includes immigration, US Air Force service and a travel addiction. 

Aug 16 • 6:30pm • FREE
Gino Solla • Director of the Ector County Health Department
Join us as we hear Mr. Solla’s quest, through education and advocacy, to give Ector County a better, healthier life.