Upcoming Events

Special Exhibit

For the month of June, stop by the Goodman Museum to enjoy a unique exhibit from the Daughters of the American Revolution called “Commemorate Suffrage: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution.”

Stories on the Lawn

Join us for story time on the Lawn on Tuesdays from June 4 to Aug. 13 starting at 10:30 a.m. The story times will be geared toward children ages 3 to 6, but all ages are welcome. This program is in partnership with the Tyler Public Library.

Admission is free and water will be available. 

Unspoken Masters: Summer Art Lecture Series

Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Graduate students from the University of Texas at Tyler will be at the Goodman Museum presenting different topics.

June 5 - Brant Bellatti: “Challenging the Patriarchy”

June 12 - Kathryn Robinson: “The Greek and Roman Revival in America”

June 19 - Julia Dailey: “Combating Hysteria in Victoria Britain”

June 26 - Combined: “Identifying the Hand of the Artist”

Admission is $5 per person. Seating is limited and reservations are required.   

Novel Ideas Book Club

The staff and volunteers at the Goodman Museum and Public Library are thrilled to announce that we have received a $500 grant for our program from Walmart!

On Thursday, June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Novel Ideas Book Club will be discussing “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” by Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Since its publication, the novel has received near-universal critical acclaim and numerous accolades.

Refreshments provided by a grant from Walmart and admission is free.     

Marching with Aunt Susan

Join us on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Goodman Museum as we have partnered up with the Daughters of the American Revolution. There will be story time with Susan B. Anthony, a children’s march, oath to register to vote and a tea. Supplies are provided.

Don’t forget to participate in our scavenger hunt to claim your prize!

Family Photos for Father's Day

Looking for a special Father's Day idea?

Call your photographer and reserve your one hour family photo session inside of the Goodman Museum from June 11 through June 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Special discount price of $25 per session.   

The museum is located on 624 N. Broadway Ave. and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.      

For more information, contact Mary Foster, museum curator at or by phone at (903) 531-1286.

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