April 2021, Volume 127
“Don’t go to a museum with a
destination. Museums are wormholes to other worlds. They are ecstasy machines. Follow your eyes to wherever they lead you…and the world should begin to change for you.”
– Jerry Saltz
April, 2021 | Issue 127
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Thank you to our sponsors:
Barry & Sue Abrams
Mike & Patsy Andrews
And of course, our community sponsors!
Bunker Hill Good Neighbor Committee
Memorial Drive PTA
Memorial HS PTA
Rummel Creek PTA
SBISD Council of PTA
Ms Kathy Archer
Ms Pamela Conlan
Ms Carol Hebert
Ms Cindy Hickok
Brent & Diane Rager
Ms Ann Sever
Mr. James Shaddix
Randall & Diane Stephen
Ms. Jerona Williams
Veno Rao Family
Ms. Becky Chapman
Ms. Janet Horton
To Become A Sponsor Today!
Become a Member
Become a member of the of the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum today and enjoy the benefits:
Sponsors four children to attend a "1st Saturday" event.
Sponsors the supplies needed for one adult workshop.
Sponsors one spring "Road Show" for a SBISD 1st grade classroom.
Sponsors the supplies for our "Tall Tales & Art" summer reading and art camp.
Sponsor ALL "1st Saturdays" supplies for the year.
Sponsors the cost of art teachers for "Tall Tales & Art", hosting over 500 children.
$2000 and up
Sponsors the supplies for our fall field trips
All memberships include:
Free admission to the museum and any traveling exhibits
Free admission to Adult Workshop, excluding supply fees.
Advocate level & above includes:
Use of the museum for a 2 hour private event
Benefactor & Masterpiece levels include:
a 3 hour private tour & event.
Benefactor may have up to 20 guests.
Masterpiece may have up to 30 guests.
Masks like these are often a part of a ceremonial costume and are used in religious and social events to represent ancestral spirits.
They are believed to act as a bridge between the spiritual and physical realms. Masks are often used in initiation ceremonies and are worn during ceremonial dances.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our penny drive and virtual art auction! We were able to raise around $1,700 to go towards our daily operating costs.
The schools that raised the most money in our penny drive are:
Elementary- Sherwood Elementary with $269.60 (art teacher Dana Wade)
Middle- Spring Forest Middle School with $217.57 (art teachers Lindsey Ripley and Becky Mustacio)
Each of these schools won a $100 Amazon gift card for their art department.
Book Your Event at the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum now!
Did you know that the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum can be rented out for your special event?
We are currently accepting reservations for the 2021-2022 school year. Book your event now!
Facility Rental Rates
$200.00 small event, up to 2 hours, minimal set-up
$500.00 event lasting 2 ½ to 4 hours
$1000.00 event lasting over 4 hours
ALL wedding receptions
You may bring our own food into the facility or have it catered by an outside restaurant/caterer of your choice.
No alcohol may be served at the facility, as it is on school property.
A copy of your homeowners or business insurance must be submitted prior to your event.
Suggested donation, $5.00 per person
We would love to help you host your one of a kind event.
Please call us at the number above or email our museum curators to reserve your date!
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ALTHARETTA YEARGIN ART MUSEUM
901 Yorkchester on Westchester Campus
Houston, TX 77079
Open Tues & Wed
or by appointment