Lecture

Flooding and the Future of Houston & Documenting Harvey


Jim Blackburn, co-director of the Severe Storm Prevention, Education, and Evacuation from Disaster (SPEED) Center at Rice University and director of the Bayou City Initiative, and Dr. Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, will discuss flooding and the future of Houston.

This will be the first public conversation between Blackburn, who specializes in sustainable development, environmental law, and civil and environmental engineering, and Dr. Klineberg, urban and environmental sociology expert.

Wendy Watriss, award-winning social and political photojournalist, will lead a discussion about documenting major traumatic events from the photographer's perspective. Watriss is joined by Houston Chronicle photojournalists Elizabeth Conley, Brett Coomer, Melissa Phillip, and Godofredo Vasquez, all of whom were on the front lines of documenting Hurricane Harvey.



The event is free. Registration is required.

Presented in partnership with the Houston Chronicle, Bayou City Initiative, and SSPEED Center at Rice University.
 
When:
Oct 2, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
6:30 pm
Tuesday Time & Price:
Free
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“CRAFTTEXAS 2018” JUROR’S TOUR

Please join HCCC for a special tour of CraftTexas 2018 led by Juror Jennifer Scanlan.

Please join HCCC for a special tour of CraftTexas 2018 led by Juror Jennifer Scanlan.  Scanlan will point out highlights from this year’s biennial as well as discuss the exhibition’s relationship to what is happening within the field of craft today.

About the Juror
Jennifer Scanlan is the curatorial and exhibitions director at Oklahoma Contemporary in Oklahoma City. She has curated a number of exhibitions at that institution, including Melvin Edwards: In OklahomaJeffrey Gibson: Speak to Me, and ArtNow 2017. From 2013 through 2015, she was a New York-based independent curator focusing on contemporary art and design.  Her exhibitions included Pathmakers: Women in Art; Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.; Made for You: New Directions in Contemporary Design at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz; and Back to Eden: Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York.  Previously, she was the associate curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. Scanlan has lectured internationally and has taught at Courtauld Institute of Art Summer School in London, England, and at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. She has a BA in art history and Italian from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, and a MA in the history of decorative arts, design, and culture from the Bard Graduate Center, New York, New York.

When:
Sep 29, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Futures of the Architectural Exhibition Lecture Series: Mario Ballesteros

#RiceArchitecture #Exhibitions #ExhibitionDesign #MarioBallesteros

Please join Rice Architecture for the lecture "Exposing the Margins: An Autoconstructed Approach to Researching and Exhibiting Design South of the Border" on Thursday, September 6th at The University of Houston's College of Architecture and Design, Room 143 at 6:30pm.


Mario Ballesteros is a design curator, editor, and critic. He is currently Director and Chief Curator at Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura, a space dedicated to collecting, exhibiting and rethinking design in Mexico.

When:
Sep 6, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
6:30 pm
Thursday Time & Price:
Free
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Letters to Akilah

Performative lecture by ASP artist Regina Agu in response to the work of late poet Akilah Oliver

Letters to Akilah is a performative lecture by artist Regina Agu in response to the work of late poet Akilah Oliver. Agu's first encounter with Oliver's work was the poetry collection "A Toast in the House of Friends," which includes the essay "The Visible Unseen" that has served as a contextual home for Agu for many years. The program will include a range of responses to Oliver's work, including texts, readings, images, and sound.


When:
Jun 3, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
2:00 pm
Sunday Time & Price:
Free
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CounterCurrent18 - Opening Night Celebration


Join us on the University of Houston campus for our opening night celebration featuring a lecture and performance from artist Michael Mercil as well as a reprise of the Art Car Horn Concerto!

DATE / TIME / SITE(S)
Tue 4/10/18
5pm-7:30pm

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
University of Houston
Entrance 16 off Cullen Boulevard

ABOUT THE PROJECT
6pm Horn Concerto for an Orchestra of Automobiles

Join us as we kick off CounterCurrent week with music, performance, and libations on the University of Houston Campus. The celebration begins with a keynote lecture delivered by Michael Mercil, artist, professor, and founder of the Living Culture Initiative. Concurrently, the party will get started at 5pm with beverages and bites and will be highlighted by the Horn Concerto for an Orchestra of Automobiles, performed by local musicians using the horns of Houston’s most unique Art Cars in observance of Art Car Week—last performed at the Mitchell Center by the Art Guys in 2006—and a performance of Reading the Daily News by Michael Mercil. The festivities will continue at CounterCurrrent’s official bar, Mongoose versus Cobra, from 7:30pm onwards, after the reception concludes on campus. Tickets are not required for the Opening Night Celebration.

*The 5pm lecture is free but ticketed here.
The Horn Concerto for an Orchestra of Automobiles is presented in partnership with the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art.


ABOUT
CounterCurrent is a free festival of performance, installation, and ideas. Presented by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, CounterCurrent includes audio and visual installations, live performances, talks, and participatory events by artists from around the world. From large-scale spectacle to intimate interaction, CounterCurrent projects represent the range of ways we view each other and the city around us. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is part of the University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.

CounterCurrent18 Box Office is run by MATCH-Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston and events take place all over the city. 

INFORMATION
FREE TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE HERE MARCH 19, 2018. FOR THE FESTIVAL LINEUP, VISIT WWW.COUNTERCURRENTFESTIVAL.ORG.
When:
Apr 10, 2018
Cost:
RSVP
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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A huge number of students wrote the exam and are seeking for the results declaration by the state board. Gujarat 10th Results 2018

When:
Dec 31, 2021
Cost:
Free
Time:
9:29 pm
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Conversations at The Center-John Pluecker and Carrie Marie Schnieder: Creative Artist Tactics

Galveston Arts Center Presents "Conversations at The Center"

Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents next Conversations @ The Center on March
22, 2018 with artist and activists John Pluecker and Carrie Marie Schneider
.
The series features artists and other arts professionals who speak about and
show images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in
contemporary visual art. March’s Conversation will focus on creative artist
tactics, using Pluecker and
Schneider’s work and projects as examples. The overall 2018 theme is Artists
as Activists
, including artists whose work engages communities, is
political in nature, and acts as agents for social change. 

When:
Mar 22, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
6:30 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Thursday Time & Price:
6:30 Free
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Painting Class, RockStar Style! "It's Time to Rodeo!"

Paint like a Rockstar!

Have fun as you paint a TEXAS/rodeo themed masterpiece with the ROCKSTAR artist, Velia Pily Almazan!

Bring your favorite wine and snacks to enjoy as the AMAZING Pily, guides you through your very own rodeo-themed painting!

$50 per person.
When:
Mar 10, 2018
Cost:
$50
Time:
2:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Saturday Time & Price:
2:00pm-5:00pm $50
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Conversation with Jamal Cyrus x Jamire Williams


Conversation with Jamal Cyrus x Jamire Williams
Sunday, March 25, 2018
2 PM
Horton Gallery

Join Lawndale Sunday, March 25 at 2 PM for a conversation with Jamal Cyrus and Jamire Williams on the last day Boogaloo & The Midnite Hours will be on view. During this conversation, Cyrus and Williams will discuss the creative origins of their exhibition and how the exhibit relates to each of their respective practices.

This event is free and open to the public.
When:
Mar 25, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Conversation with Daniela Antelo and Georganne Boardman


Conversation with Daniela Antelo and Georganne Boardman
Sunday, March 11, 2018
1 - 3 PM

Join Lawndale Sunday, March 11 from 1 - 3 PM for a conversation with Intersections and Interactions on Language artist Daniela Antelo and writer Georgeanne Boardman. In this conversation, Antelo and Boardman will discuss Antelo's exhibition, alternative forms of communication, and cross-cultural experiences.

This event is free and open to the public.
When:
Mar 11, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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