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South and North of the Border: Houston Paints Houston

South and North of the Border: Houston Paints Houston brings together more than 60 works created over 130 years to showcase the re-visioning of Houston through the eyes and works of Houston’s own artists who helped create the modern city in which we live. In October, 1894, James Perkins Richardson wrote from Galveston to his…


2018 Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Join the Art Colony Association as it celebrated 47 years of fine art and giving back. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will transform the streets of Downtown Houston into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. The weekend festival will provide guests with the opportunity to see and purchase unique, custom art under the iconic…


Solo Exhibition: Archetype Unknown featuring Vincent Fink

What is your personality other than a collection of experience? Some people say nothing is left when you take away all memories of self-identity. As time goes on, more characteristics once thought to be simply “human” have been revealed to exist throughout the animal kingdom. As we study how emotions turn into habits, habits into…



Exhibition Reception Friday, June 1, 5:30 – 8:00 PM The evening will also feature open studios by the current resident artists.  Beer generously provided by Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is pleased to present Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, an exhibition chronicling the history of American basketry, from its origins in Native…


"I'm Still A Woman" stage play

Houston Play On Purpose and Playwright Holly Charles present the episodic stage play I’m Still a Woman, exploring the prevalent, yet taboo topic of infertility in women of color. Showing at Midtown Arts & Theater Center (MATCH – 3400 Main) on Saturday, August 25th, 2018, HPOP hopes to shape and change the way fertility is…


Noon Lecture-The Chicken Ranch

Join us for our next lecture on August 16 when our speaker, Jayme Lynn Blaschke, will deliver a fascinating, revelatory view of the Chicken Ranch that illuminates the truth and lies that surround this iconic brothel.  Thanks to the classic Dolly Parton film, “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” and ZZ Top’s ode “La Grange”,…

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