Big Workshop Series: Rendering Life

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Big Workshop Series: Rendering Life Sunday, July 30, 2017 1 - 3 PM O'Quinn Gallery $5 - Registration is required as space is limited (20) Announcing the second part of our Big Workshop Series: Rendering Life! Join us Sunday, July 30 from 1 - 3 PM for Rendering Life, a figure drawing workshop inspired by …

The Big Slide Show

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Join Lawndale and the exhibiting artists of the 2017 iteration of the The Big Show for short, informal presentations about their work. Due to a record number of participants, we are extending the talks to include a third Thursday! Presentations begin in Lawndale's O'Quinn Gallery at 6PM each night. Seating is limited. Be sure to …

Exhibitions Opening: September 8

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Opening Reception Friday, September 8, 2017 6-8 PM Artist Talks at 6 PM Lawndale Art Center is pleased to inaugurate the fall season with exhibitions by Sterling Allen (O'Quinn Gallery) and Katherine Trimble (Project Space), opening Friday, September 8, 2017 at 6 PM. In his newest work, Backdrop & Blocker, Allen creates a site-specific, sculpture-based …

Lynn Randolph: Between Worlds Opening Reception

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Lynn Randolph: Between Worlds Curated by Susie Kalil Opening Reception: October 6, 2017, 6 PM Artist Talk at 6 PM Between Worlds responds to Randolph's ongoing work with palliative care patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Comprised of approximately twenty drawings, these painstakingly rendered works deftly combine elements of the weird and scientific with acute …

Listening Workshop featuring Katherine Trimble

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Join Lawndale this Sunday, October 22 from 1 - 3 PM for a listening workshop led by Katherine Trimble, who is currently exhibiting Touch Box in Lawndale's Project Space. In this workshop, cellist, composer and visual artist Trimble will present on her own artistic practice as well as guide participants to experience sound in new …

Family Day Fiesta

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Take part in a set design community workshop with Lawndale! Create cempasúchil (marigolds) using Mexican paper and a floating cut-out silhouette of your very own, inspired by the souls returning to Earth for this historic celebration. Both the flowers and soul silhouettes created will serve as the stage design for the Feijoo Ballet School's contemporary …

Musical and Literary Ofrenda

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Presented by Lawndale Art Center, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Musiqa, Houston Hispanic Forum, and Inprint Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead with the annual Musical and Literary Ofrenda at Lawndale Art Center. This five-way collaboration finds ROCO partnering with Lawndale, Musiqa, Inprint and the Houston Hispanic Forum – all promoted by The Mexican Consulate. …

Retablo Silent Auction & Closing Party

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

For the culminating night of our week long 30th celebration of Dia de los Muertos, Lawndale is proud to present our Retablo Silent Auction & Closing Party! The party starts at 7 PM and will include a contemporary ballet performance by Feijóo Ballet School, featured tequila cocktails at an open bar, food trucks, and of …

Exhibitions Opening: Meredith Jack & Layla Luna

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Opening Reception Friday, November 17, 2017 6-9 PM In his site-specific installations, Meredith "Butch" Jack constructs structural and sculptural vignettes from common materials. Playing in the Sandbox Too highlights the alternate use of those daily materials towards the same concerns of his more commercial works: small mysteries; personal loss; physical tension, imbalance, or peril; and …

Celebrate the 2017/2018 Mural Project by Francesca Fuchs

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Celebrate Lawndale's newest Mural Project and the artist, Francesca Fuchs, on Saturday, December 9th, from 4-5:30 pm! We will be toasting Fuchs with Prosecco and St. Arnold's, with a food truck on-site. With a few stripes and shapes in beige, soft whites, and simple grays, Francesca Fuchs transforms Lawndale's blank north wall into the illusion …

Collaged Collections Workshop

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Collaged Collections Workshop Sunday, December 10, 2017 1 - 3 PM O’Quinn Gallery $10 non-Members $5 Lawndale Members Join Lawndale Sunday, December 10 from 1 - 3 for our Collaged Collections Workshop inspired by Layla Luna’s I Saw Nobody Coming, So I Went Instead, on view in Cavnar Gallery until Sunday, January 7, 2018. In …

Conversation with Lynn Randolph & Jeffery J. Kripal

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Lawndale is pleased to present frequent collaborators, Lynn Randolph and Jeffrey J. Kripal, J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University, in conversation about art, religion, and the spiritual in contemporary society.

Gouache Holiday Card Workshop

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Gouache Holiday Card Workshop Sunday, December 17, 2017 1 - 3 PM O’Quinn Gallery $5 Lawndale Members $10 non-Members Celebrate the holiday season with Lawndale on Sunday, December 17 from 1 - 3 PM! Come create a holiday card with gouache paints inspired by Francesca Fuchs' mural on Lawndale's North Exterior Wall. This workshop is …

Speakeasy

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

(A Pop-up!) SPEAKEASY featuring beloved musicians returning home to Houston for the holidays: Maria Chavez, Daniel Neumann, Devin Kenny TRIO Lucas Gorham, Tom Carter DUO Sandy Ewen, David Dove, Juan Garcia TRIO Thursday, December 21, 2017 Doors open at 7:30 PM Performance at 8:00 PM This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary …

Office Supply Assemblage Workshop

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Office Supply Assemblage Saturday, January 6, 2018 1 - 3 PM O’Quinn Gallery $5 Lawndale Members $10 non-Members Come on out to Lawndale Saturday, January 6 from 1 - 3 PM for Office Supply Assemblage, a workshop inspired by the sculpture in Meredith “Butch” Jack’s Playing in the Sandbox, Too, on view in O’Quinn Gallery …

Conversation with Butch Jack and Pete Gershon

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Conversation with Butch Jack and Pete Gershon Sunday, January 7, 2018 O'Quinn Gallery TIME TBD Join Lawndale along with artist Meredith "Butch" Jack and Pete Gershon, Core Residency Program coordinator, at the Glassell School of Art in conversation about sculpture, Houston's art scene, and communication in all it's forms. This event is free and open …

Subsconious Sketching Workshop

Lawndale Art Center 4912 Main St, Houston, TX

Subconscious Sketching Workshop Sunday, January 14, 2018 1 - 3 PM O’Quinn Gallery $5 Lawndale Members $10 non-Members Join Lawndale on Sunday, January 14 from 1 - 3 PM for Subconscious Sketching Workshop inspired by Lynn Randolph’s Between Worlds on view in Horton Gallery until Sunday, January 21, 2018. In this workshop, we will create …

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