The Kimbell Art Foundation is created

Kay and Velma Kimbell, along with Kay’s sister and brother-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Carter, formed the Kimbell Art Foundation, which owns and operates the Museum, shortly after the Kimbells purchased their first paintings.

Caption: Dario Rappaport, Portraits of Kay and Velma Kimbell, 1935, oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum

Wednesday, January 1, 1936