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Art on the High Plains: Regional Exhibit Opens Sunday in Dumas, TX

Art lovers of the High Plains, this one’s for you! This Sunday, March 28th, head out to The Art Center (1810 S. Dumas Ave., on Hwy. 287) in Dumas, TX from 2:00 to 4:00 pm CT for the opening reception of a new art exhibit showcasing work by the Amarillo Art Institute’s students, teachers, and partners. Today on High Plains Morning, we talked to Marti Christman about the show, which includes more than 80 new regional artworks on display. The adjoined Window on the Plains Museum will be open throughout the reception, so stop by and check out the history, the folk art, and more.  This show will be up through April 30th, so there’s plenty of opportunity to view the art. It’s open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm CT, and admission is free. If you have questions, contact Marti at (806) 935-5312 or via email. To hear our full interview, click the link below.

More about The Art Center: This location in October of 2004 as a neighbor to Window on the Plains Museum. The joining of the two has made a pleasant stop in Dumas to view art and history and enjoy the best of Texas. The Art Center features the works of area artists in exhibits that change monthly. For exact dates on monthly exhibits, please call (806) 935-5312 or follow us on Facebook.

More about Window on the Plains Museum: Window on the Plains Museum began in 1976 as Moore County Historical Museum. The facility was housed in the ballroom of a landmark hotel until 2001, when it was moved to it's permanent home and became Window on the Plains Museum. In addition to extensive displays centered around farming and ranching, industry, business, family life and wildlife, the museum houses a research and archives center.

Jenny Inzerillo joined HPPR in 2015 as the host of High Plains Morning, our live music program that airs weekdays at 9 am to noon CST. Broadcasting from KJJP in beautiful downtown Amarillo, she helps listeners wake up with inspired music from our region and beyond. Tune in for new voices in folk/Americana, deep cuts from your favorite artists, soulful tracks from singer/songwriters across the world, and toe-tapping classics dating as far back as the 1920s. Plus, discover underground greats that just might be your new favorite band.