Pronto Spanish

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

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. 

Film Series

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 film shorts submitted to the festival in our museum. FREE • 6pm

Mar 22 • Apr 26 • May 24

Yoga at the Museum

Visit the Museum on Wednesdays at 8am for special ENAM members-only yoga classes. Led by Nancy Borelli and Chelsea Stanley of rOming Yoga. These classes are a great mid-week pick me up. For more information about this program, contact Annie Stanley at education@noelartmuseum.org. To become a museum member, contact Patti Collins at (432) 550-9696 x 214.

Museum Members Only • 8-9am

Mar 7 • Mar 21 • Mar 28
Apr 4 • Apr 11 • Apr 18 • Apr 25
May 2 • May 9 • May 16 • May 23 • May 30

Juried Art Exhibition Opening and Awards

60th Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition

May 31 • 7pm • Opening Reception and Awards

The Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition  aims to highlight the talent of artists in and around the West Texas region. This year, artists were encouraged to explore the theme METAMORPHOSIS.

Juror, Laura Huckaby, is the Assistant Director of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art. She has a Master’s in Art History from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

The exhibition is hosted by the Ellen Noël Art Museum in partnership with the Odessa Art Association. 

Knit & Stitch

June 7 | 6pm | FREE | Twittermuffs

Help us 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.

Exhibition Reception

Celebrate Texas: Art & Fashion Exhibition Opening Reception

June 8 • 6pm • FREE

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. 

TARP Art Display

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. Students must have previously applied and been accepted into this program.

Lecture Series

June 14 • 6:30pm • FREE

Join us for a series of thought provoking lectures from local scholars.

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. 

Upcycle Design Challenge

June 16 • 10am-12pm • FREE • 5th and Grant.

Join the Ellen Noël Art Museum, Keep Odessa Beautiful and Downtown Odessa, Inc. for a day of demonstrations, art activities, food trucks and recycled art project competitions. Fun begins downtown in the old J. C. Penny lot on 5th and Grant.

To enter or for more information, contact keepodessabeautiful.org/upcycle

Film Series

West Texas Film Festival Series

June 21 • 6:30pm • FREE

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

 

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.

Knit & Stitch

July 5 | 6pm | FREE | Fidget Quilt

Help us 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.

Exhibition Reception

Cut Up/Cut Out Exhibition Opening Reception

July 19 • 6pm • FREE

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.

Film Series

West Texas Film Festival Series

July 26 • 6:30pm • FREE

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

Knit & Stitch

Aug 2 | 6pm | FREE | Back to School

Help us 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.

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.

Lecture Series

Aug 16 • 6:30pm • FREE

Join us for a series of thought provoking lectures.

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.