McMurry Theatre Season

For information call 325-793-3889

  • Jennifer Nichols—Gallery Director
  • Yoleny Palacios—Gypsy Ted Gallery Student Director
    Please contact Yoleny with exhibition proposals and requests to open the Gypsy Ted Gallery.
  • Hailee Reeder—Gallery assistant
    Please contact Hailee for framing and “gallery ready” requests and Ryan instillation times.


Ryan Gallery Hours—9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday during Fall and Spring Semesters

Gypsy Ted Gallery hours by appointment other than during posted receptions. 

2016-17 Season

July 7-August 5, Dr. Christina Wilson, Curtain Call: Harmony in Art, Song and Life

Reception-Thursday, August 4, 5:30-7 p.m. Artist Talk and Song selections presented at 6 p.m.

August 15-September 24, Dewane Hughes-Toys in the Attic, in conjunction with SCULPTOUR. Reception, Friday, September 23, 5-6 p.m. Ryan Gallery. Additional events in Abilene this evening and Saturday.

October 3-October 28 , Alumni Homecoming Exhibition Stacy Horton Sanchez-2007 Texas: My Heart and Soul

Reception and Reunion—Friday, October 7, 5:30-7 p.m. Ryan Gallery

October 3-26, Current Art Student’s Homecoming Exhibition-Gypsy Ted Gallery September 22 and 23, student work due

*Reception—October 7, 5:30-7 p.m. Gypsy Ted Gallery

October 31-November 5. Student Senior Exhibition-Merilee Bradford

Reception Monday October 31, 5:30-7 p.m. Gypsy Ted Gallery

November exhibition in Ryan pending - November7-26 (Possibly a Professional Practices exhibition)

November 7-December 2, exhibit in Gypsy Ted Gallery, current student painter’s new work.

Reception, December 2 Gypsy Ted

November 27-December 3, student senior exhibition, Sara Kiser

Reception-Friday, December 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Ryan Gallery.

**Monday, December 5, wrap-a-round mural in Gypsy Ted Gallery a la Diego Rivera begins. (Note: Diego was married to Frida Kahlo for whom the Gypsy Ted was painted .) All art students and faculty plus other interested artists-at-heart are invited to participate.

Reception for mural—January 27, 2017 in Gypsy Ted Gallery.

January 16-March 3, Clay exhibition and workshop to be announced

March 12-19, SPRING BREAK

March 20-24—Kayme Conway B.F.A. Senior Exhibition-Ryan

Reception, Friday, March 24-5:00-6:30 p.m.

March 27, student art submitted in Ryan for competition

March 28, Judging of student art - Administration Choice awards

March 29-April 19, Hang advancing student art in Ryan and Salon des refuses in Gypsy Ted

Awards Reception-March 31 at noon !

April 24-28, senior exhibitions-Kim Fritz B.F.A. and Katy Hedrick B.A

Reception, April 28, 5-6:30 Ryan Gallery

May 1-May 5, senior exhibitions-Yoleny Palacios B.F.A.  –Ryan and Spencer Collins BFA-Gypsy Ted

Reception May 5, 5-6:30

May 8-12, Hailee Reeder B.F.A. Ryan and Kaitlin Andrews B.A.-Gypsy Ted’s

Reception following graduation, Saturday, May 13

2017-18 Season

All This and Moonlight, by Charles R. Johnson
directed by Graeme Regan
Oct. 5-6

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, by William Inge
directed by Charlie Hukill
Nov. 9-11, 16-18

Women in Congress, by Aristophanes
directed by David Ainsworth
Feb. 22-24, Mar. 1-3

Box Office Information

Located in the Lobby of the Amy Graves Ryan Fine Arts Center, on the corner of Sayles Blvd. and Hunt St.

Reservations/tickets are available online


The Box office opens two weeks before faculty and student directed shows open. A member of our staff will be at box office between 3-6 p.m. on weekdays and show days.

Department of Theatre
McMurry University 1 #68
Abilene, TX 79697

2017-18 Season