About the Museum
Barnard’s Mill Art Museum is a facility owned by the Somervell History Foundation. The Art Museum is a part of historic Barnard’s Mill. The mill was the 1st permanent structure in the Glen Rose area.
The museum building was a gift presented to the Somervell History
Foundation by Richard H. Moore, Jr. of Fort Worth. Mr. Moore purchased
the building in 1979, and began a 7-year restoration project on the
mill, the cotton gin, and the Marks-English Hospital Building. The
restoration was completed in 1982 and the Somervell History Foundation
was named recipient of the Mill Complex.
Collection of Works
Today, Mr. Moore houses his fine collection of the Jewell Miears Fielder Foundation, Inc. within the Barnard’s Mill Art Museum. The museum contains oriental and American Indian art and artifacts. The museum contains works from: