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Ellen Noel Art Museum

The Ellen Noël Art Museum (ENAM), located in the West Texas desert town of Odessa, hosts between 12 and 20 changing exhibitions each year. This small museum boasts a beautiful building including three spacious galleries and a unique sculpture and sensory garden. Programs include dynamic art classes and educational activities for all ages related to the museum’s art exhibitions and collections.

Ellen Noel Art Museum Projects

A Different Kind of Art
A Different Kind of Art

ENAM is proud to be the home of a unique sculpture and sensory garden designed specifically for visually challenged visitors, but enjoyed by all. Plans for the Ellen Noël Art Museum Sculpture and Sensory Garden started in 1997, developing into a collaborative effort with the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services: Blind Division and […]


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Frank Gervasi: Overcoming the Odds
Frank Gervasi: Overcoming the Odds

In Frank Gervasi: Overcoming the Odds, the Ellen Noël Art Museum introduces the early 20th century artist Frank Gervasi. In this piece, viewers learn about Gervasi’s life, his travels, how he came to settle in West Texas, and the story of how the Museum acquired twenty-two of the artist’s works. Pieces from the permanent collection […]


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Increasing Facebook Visibility

            The Ellen Noël Art Museum (ENAM) used the awarded equipment to enhance and increase the visibility of ENAM’s Facebook page. Grant funds enabled the purchase of a video camera, a still camera, and a video projector and accompanying equipment. Museum staff began filming video shorts and interviews to be […]


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