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October 2017

Ron Mueck Survey

October 1 @ 10:00 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating indefinitely

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Thirteen works by the contemporary sculptor on exhibit at MFAH that are so life like you’ll be amazed.

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Mara Held: Errant Traveler

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, January 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
McClain Gallery, 2242 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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As the exhibition title, Errant Traveler, suggests, Held’s wanderlust is reflected in her organic imagery: the waterfalls of the Catskills, veined wings of indigenous insects, fungi seen growing on ancient forest floors, and pelagic forms found in coral reefs. Gallery Hours Tuesday thru Friday: 10 - 5:30pm Saturday: 11 - 5pm Sunday: closed Monday: open by appointment only

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Distinguished Lecture in Art History: Thomas Crow

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UH Dudley Recital Hall, University of Houston, Fine Arts Building
Houston, United States
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Free

The University of Houston School of Art Program in Art History is proud to present the first Annual Distinguished Lecture in Art History, featuring Thomas Crow. Crow, Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art at New York University, will present "Modern Time, Classical Time and Cosmic Time in the Progress of Théodore Géricault." This annual event and hallmark of the fall semester brings to the UH campus an art historian of the highest international reputation whose research has had a broad…

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Cheers to Your Health: STEAMPunk

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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The Health Museum invites Houstonians to celebrate and toast to its educational programming in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) at its largest fundraiser of the year, Cheers to Your Health: STEAMPunk. The Texas Medical Center member institution is Houston’s most interactive science learning center and the only Smithsonian Affiliate in the Houston Museum District, and this year celebrates its 21st anniversary as the most visited museum of its kind in the nation. Since first opening its doors in…

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Opening Reception: Sergio Prego, Gabriel Martinez

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston United States + Google Map
Free

The Blaffer Art Museum at the Kathrine G. McGovern of Arts, University of Houston, is proud to present the first major institutional exhibitions by Sergio Prego and Gabriel Martinez. Prego’s “Rose-colored Drift/To the Students” and Martinez’s “Everything Turns Away Quite Leisurely” kick off with an opening reception on Friday, October 27 from 6-9 p.m. and will be on view through January 27, 2018. About the Artists The New York-based artist Sergio Prego creates unfamiliar perceptual and spatial situations in order…

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Cheers to Your Health BLOCK Party

October 27 @ 9:00 pm - October 28 @ 12:00 am
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Join The Health Museum for a spooky, fun, and entertaining celebration- Cheers to Your Health BLOCK Party this Halloween!! Benefiting The Health Museum’s educational programming, this Halloween celebration will feature a cosplay costume contest, art cars, various food trucks, cash bar, fun science experiments, and music by DJ FXBOXOLMOS! The party will take place immediately after The Health Museum’s largest fundraiser of the year “Cheers to Your Health: STEAMPunk” on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.…

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Artist Sergio Prego in Conversation

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
UH School of Art, University of Houston
Houston, United States
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Free

Learn more about the exhibition “Rose-colored Drift/To the Students” during a conversation with Spanish artist Sergio Prego, curator Javier Sánchez Martínez and Natilee Harren, assistant professor of contemporary art history and critical studies at the University of Houston. “Rose-colored Drift/To the Students” is the first US museum exhibition by Prego in a decade and consists of sculptures, works on paper and videos. The exhibition begins with a 14 feet high dome-like pneumatic structure made out of polyethylene and aluminum tubes…

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November 2017

DASH FALL MARKET

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - November 5 @ 4:00 pm
Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St.
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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DASH ON OVER! DASH Fall Market will take place November 2-5, at Silver Street Studios, located at 2000 Edwards Street in the Washington Arts District. Kicking off the weekend, Thursday’s First DASH preview party will give guests a “first look” at over 80 unique dealers with the latest products and hottest design trends while supporting a worthy cause – a percentage of ticket sales will benefit the Houston Furniture Bank. ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) students and members of…

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The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Hosts First Annual Visual Arts Workshops

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
HSPVA, 4001 Stanford
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) will host its first annual Visual Arts Middle School Workshops on Saturday, November 4, and Saturday, December 2. Students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades from across the Greater Houston area are welcome to attend the workshops, taught by current HSPVA Visual Arts students. The workshops are designed to strengthen students’ creativity in a collaborative environment. The classes offered are Figure Drawing (with a clothed model), Modular Form/Installation Experience,…

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21st Annual Art on the Avenue

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-night exhibition and sale
Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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25 - 125

With nearly 500 original works from more than 250 local artists, Art on the Avenue is Houston's ultimate “buy local” fundraiser. Now in its 21st year, the event has grown to become the city’s largest silent charity art auction, benefiting the community revitalization efforts of non-profit community development organization Avenue, which in the aftermath of Harvey, have become more important than ever. Not only does each art purchase support Avenue’s mission to build affordable homes and strengthen communities – it…

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Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival

November 18 @ 10:00 am - November 19 @ 5:00 pm
Hermann Square at City Hall, 900 Smith Street
Houston, 77002
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$10

The 12th annual Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival is one of the city’s signature art and music festivals. More than 200 local and international artists converge on the streets of downtown Houston to create live street paintings right before your eyes. Attendees can enjoy live music performed by local bands and entertainers on three stages, family-friendly activities, and delicious local food and beverages. A private VIP Lounge features exclusive themed mini-events throughout the weekend. Via Colori is a fundraiser…

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December 2017

The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Hosts First Annual Visual Arts Workshops

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
HSPVA, 4001 Stanford
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) will host its first annual Visual Arts Middle School Workshops on Saturday, November 4, and Saturday, December 2. Students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades from across the Greater Houston area are welcome to attend the workshops, taught by current HSPVA Visual Arts students. The workshops are designed to strengthen students’ creativity in a collaborative environment. The classes offered are Figure Drawing (with a clothed model), Modular Form/Installation Experience,…

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