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Cole Art Center to be open during spring break

March 9, 2017 - Robbie Goodrich
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin State University's historic downtown art gallery, will be open regular hours during spring break.

Currently showing is the exhibition "Andy Warhol: Art Is Anything You Can Get Away With." The show features a small slice of the renowned artist's enormous oeuvre, in particular, his "Silver Clouds" - helium-filled silver clouds that drift in the air. The exhibition also includes three of his large screen prints and several of his Polaroid photos.

Making the exhibition possible are The Andy Warhol Museum, The Andy Warhol Foundation and Texas Christian University. It is sponsored in part by the SFA Friends of the Visual Arts, Nacogdoches Junior Forum and the Texas Commission on the Arts, which is the state affiliate the National Endowment of the Arts.

The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. Regular hours are from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The art center will observe regular hours March 22 through March 25 but will be closed the following two weeks for the installation of Texas National 2017, which opens Saturday evening, April 8.

Griffith Gallery in the Griffith Fine Arts Building on the SFA campus will be closed during spring break and will reopen Tuesday, March 21. Showing is "The Collector Collects: Art from Private Nacogdoches Collections." Regular hours are from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday during fall and spring semesters.

For more information, call (936) 468-1131.