Festival

2019 Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park

The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 48 years of fine art at the park and giving back to local nonprofits.

The
Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 48 years of fine art and
giving back to local nonprofits as it spotlights 300 artists at Bayou City Art
Festival in Memorial Park, Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, 2019, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 As
one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine art events, the three-day festival
will provide patrons with the opportunity to personally meet artists, view
original works, and purchase world-class art. The festival benefits local
nonprofit partners and features live music, local food vendors and food trucks,
beverages, entertainment, a Children’s Creative Zone and so much more. An
exhibition of student artwork composed of the top 30 finalists from the Middle
School Art Competition will also be featured at Bayou City Art Festival
Memorial Park.

When:
Mar 29, 2019
Cost:
$5-$15
Time:
10:00 am
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Friday Time & Price:
10am-6pm
Saturday Time & Price:
10am-6pm
Sunday Time & Price:
10am-6pm
Location:

Zine Fest Houston 2018


This year the annual Zine Fest Houston event will be at Lawndale
Art Center on Saturday, November 17 from 12-6 PM! Zine Fest Houston 2018
is open to the public free of charge and all ages are welcome.

The theme of this year’s festival is WRESTLING!

2018 PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE*

PROJECT SPACE
12:30-2:00
PM Screening of "Lady Wrestler: The Amazing, Untold Story of
African-American Women in the Ring" by Chris Bournea (82 minutes)
2:00-3:00 PM Mockingbird Network Recording
3:00-4:00 PM Comedy and Agony: A History of Wrestling and Humor with Tex Lonestar of Doomsday Wrestling
4:00-5:00
PM Latinx Zinesters in Texas: A Reading & Discussion Featuring
Reyes Ramirez, Claudia Delfina Cardona and Yeiry Guevara, Moderated by S Rodriguez
5:00-6:00 PM Jennifer Mathieu: From Riot Grrrl to YA Author: How Zines Changed My Life and Birthed a Book!

CLASSROOM SPACE
1:00-3:00 PM Youth Zine-making Workshop
3:00-4:30 PM Détournement: Content Re-routing in Comics with Christopher Sperandio

OUTDOOR FRONT LAWN
4:05-4:20 PM Doomsday Wrestling Grudge Match

*All programming will take place on the 3rd Floor at Lawndale Art Center.

Featured food vendors at this year's fest include Moon Rooster Food Truck, Somos Semillas Vegan Kitchen, and Poodle Floss Cotton Candy!

SAFER SPACES POLICY
Zine
Fest Houston is FREE TO ALL, but please be aware that the festival has a
zero tolerance policy for sexism, racism, classism, homophobia,
transphobia, ableism, ageism, or any other forms of discrimination and
abuse taken against members of our community such as theft of money or
property, physical, verbal, or mental abuse, sexual harassment,
inappropriate/unwelcome comments and behaviors, disruptive or
disrespectful behavior, and causing a participant or attendee to feel
distressed or unsafe. We encourage everyone participating and attending
to help us hold the festival up to the standard we have set, and to
advise festival organizers if any issues arise in this regard during
ZFH. Thank you!

ABOUT ZINE FEST HOUSTON
Zine Fest Houston
(ZFH) is an annual, all-ages festival dedicated to promoting zines
(self-published magazines), mini-comics, and other forms of small press,
alternative and underground DIY media and art.

Admission is
always free and low cost table space is made available for creators,
writers, and artists involved in the creation, publication,
distribution, or promotion of alternative DIY media.

ZFH is the
sole event in Houston that specifically provides a platform for emerging
and established regional and national zine makers in the DIY community
to exchange new work and create meaningful relationships that lead to
productive collaboration.

For more information, please visit the Zine Fest Houston website at www.zinefesthouston.org or send an email to info@zinefesthouston.org.

When:
Nov 17, 2018
The Zine Fest Houston after party will be after the festival on Saturday, November 17th at Axelrad (1517 Alabama, Houston, TX 77004) starting at 7:30PM.
Cost:
Free
Time:
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Saturday Time & Price:
FREE

34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service


On Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., the Rothko Chapel will host the 34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  In advance of the Chapel’s scheduled 2019 Symposium, “Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis,” the theme of this service will be “care for creation.”  Leaders and members of nine different faith communities from across the city will come together to share prayers, readings, chants, and reflections on the theme “care for creation.”  This year’s service will include Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, and Zoroastrian traditions.  A reception follows the program.  This event is free and open to all, no registration required.  The Rothko Chapel is located at 3900 Yupon at Sul Ross, 77006.

When:
Nov 15, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
7:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Location:
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5th Ward Winter Art Pop-Up

Call for artists! Register today to participate in the first art pop-up in Houston's newest Cultural District in historic 5th Ward.

Artists are invited to register for the 5th Ward Winter Art Pop-Up for 11am to 4pm Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Jam Park on 3705 Lyons Avenue. Artists from throughout the city and 5th Ward have signed up. Drum, dance and musical performers will entertain all day as you try out food trucks. It's the first of its kind event for Houston's newest Cultural District on historic Lyons Avenue.


And this will be the 5th Ward kick off for the Mobile Art Space for the Artists -- or MASA -- a repurposed container that will host exhibits, art classes, Capoeira classes, poetry workshops, and more led by its owner, renowned Houston artist Tony Parana. Don't miss this chance to show your work at this unique event! For more information, call 713-674-0175 or email jjaimes@fifthwardcrc.org

To register go to https://bit.ly/2NhCUkZ. 


When:
Dec 1, 2018
Great for adults to check out art, food, entertainment, and holiday gifts. Great for kids with a nearby playground, food truck and sweet treats, and lively dance performers!
Cost:
Free for visitors and just $30 for artists spaces. Artists are welcome to share spaces!
Time:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Location:
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Girl Crush Holiday Market

Part market. Part workshop. All women.

Join us for our fifth Girl Crush market where we will be bringing the party back to The Studio HTX where it all started.

We will have thirteen of the most talented female purveyors ready to cover all your holiday gifting needs. Social media worthy decor installation by Revelry Goods. Exquisitely curated goodie bags from Genara. And stay tuned for details of the limited seating wreath workshop hosted by The Petaler that will be happening amidst all the merriment.
Girl Crush Holiday Market
Sunday, December 2, 2018
11AM-4PM
The Studio HTX
2001 Commerce Street
Houston, TX 77002
*entrance to The Studio HTX is inside Tout Suite*

The Boys and the Babe
Ceibo
Genara
Ginably
Hatton Henry
Kari Breitigam
LH Candle Studio
Lisa Chow
Made to Layer
The Petaler
Revelry Goods
Sanna Baby and Child
Strange Traces

When:
Dec 2, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Location:

Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival


Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival 
November 3-13, 2018

Inspiring and entertaining, the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival annually delivers a variety of opportunities for the community to learn and experience Jewish literary, culture and performing arts. Not just for book lovers, the Festival also includes films, theatre, concerts and Oliver Lapin Family Day.


For more information, please contact Amy Rahmani at arahmani@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8197.
When:
Nov 3, 2018 to Nov 13, 2018
Cost:
Varies
Time:
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
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Wanderlust Market


At the Wanderlust Market you can experience cultures from around the world without leaving Houston. No flights are needed to discover international foods, textiles, artisan products, and experiences representing countries from all over the world. Explore the world with us at the Wanderlust Market in Houston, Texas on Sunday, October 21st from 11am to 4pm. 

When:
Oct 21, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday Time & Price:
Free
Location:
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East End Street Fest 2018


Telemundo Houston invites you to have fun as a family at the East End Outdoor Festival. We will have the music of the winners of the GRAMMY Flaco Jimenez and Augie Meyers and The Glass, the Rock in Spanish band + many more music groups that you will enjoy to the fullest. Listen to them this October 20 at the East End Street Fest. Entry totally FREE!

When:
Oct 20, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
12:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
Free
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Sawyer Flea


Come out for a free outdoor market featuring the best in artisan goods, food, jewelry, candles, soap, and more. 

When:
Oct 20, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
Free
Location:
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Sculpture Month Houston: Peak Shift


Sculpture Month Houston is excited to announce this year’s exhibition, Peak Shift. 

the SITE Gallery exhibition will be a grand display, completely transformed into a new atmosphere with 14 artists’ works. This year, more of our artists have been asked to fill multiple silos, expanding the overall experience for our visitors. Sound will again be incorporated alongside video installation and performance. We are so excited to launch this multi-sensory exhibition for Houston!


SMH will also be expanding into 2 additional venues, including the 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport and a defunct control tower designed by I.M. Pei at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The first will feature a group show by 7 sculptors, including Tommy Glassford from Mexico City, and the latter will showcase an installation created by Jo Ann Fleischhauer. 


SCULPTURE MONTH HOUSTON

SITE Gallery Opening: October 13th, 2018 // 6 PM – 9 PM // food truck, beer and wine

On view until December 1st, 2018

1940 Air Terminal Museum Opening: October 20th, 2018

Control Tower at Bush Airport Opening: November 1st, 2018

When:
Oct 13, 2018 to Dec 1, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Monday Time & Price:
Free
Tuesday Time & Price:
Free
Wednesday Time & Price:
Free
Thursday Time & Price:
Free
Friday Time & Price:
Free
Saturday Time & Price:
Free
Sunday Time & Price:
Free
General Categories: 
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


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