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Museum of Western Art (Cowboy Artists of America Museum)

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Cowboy Artists of America Museum
1983, Ford, Powell and Carson. 1550 Bandera Hwy.

This handsome small-scale museum, designed by Chris Carson, employs one of O'Neil Ford's favorite devices, the brick bovedas, or vaults, which form the ceilings of the galleries. The open pavilions of the museum take advantage of the dramatic hillside site with views overlooking the town and river valley. The museum supports contemporary Western art of cowboy artists.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Museum of Western Art (Cowboy Artists of America Museum)", [Kerrville, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-NB72.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 218-218.

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