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World Environment Day at the Houston Arboretum


Rothko Chapel and the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, 77024 will observe World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5 at 7am, with an all-ages, free, family-friendly mindfulness walk through the Arboretum trails. To register visit the Rothko Chapel website at http://www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1583.

When:
Jun 5, 2019
Cost:
Free
Time:
7:00 am
Kid Friendly:
Yes
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Artist INC Presentation Night After Party (NEW DATE)


New date!
Artist INC-Houston Presentation Night
After Party!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
9:30pm to Midnight
@ Decatur Bar & Pop-up Factory
2310 Decatur St, Houston, TX 77007


UPDATE:
Due to predicted weather reports of flash flooding, we have rescheduled our Artist INC Houston Presentation Night and the After Party to May 22nd. If you have any questions please contact our team at info@fresharts.org



The presentations are done, and we're thirsty! Come celebrate with Fresh Arts and the 2019 Artist INC graduating class at the exciting and beautiful new bar situated right in the Arts District: Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory. 

Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory is dedicated to supporting Houston’s culinary, cocktail and creative communities by providing a space to cultivate and incubate local talent.


Presenting artists include:
Héctor Arguelles // Emily Arrow // Cuyler Ballenger // Marissa Castillo // Shannon Crider // Tatiana Escallon // Jaime Frugé-Walne // Marsha Glickman // Rachel Gonzales // Nyssa Juneau // Brandon Kafarela // Carla Sue // Joseph Nance // P M Neist // Anthony Pabillano // Miles Payne // Peace // Crystal Rae // Jelisa Jay Robinson // Nicci Sevier-Vuyk // Laura Sprague // Chris Thomas // Caroline Truong // Zulma Vega // Arnea Williams

Artist INC-Houston Spring 2019 Peer Facilitators include Emanuelee “Outspoken” Bean, Eepi Chaad, Tami Merrick Moschioni, Nicola Parente, Dominique Royem, and Lori Yuill.



Artist INC Houston is powered by Fresh Arts and is generously funded by Mid-America Arts Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, Windgate Charitable Foundation, Inc., and the state arts agencies of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Additional support for the Artist INC Houston 2019 session has been provided in part by Frost Bank and Art Colony Association.

When:
May 22, 2019
New date!
Cost:
Free
Time:
9:30 pm to 11:59 pm
Wednesday Time & Price:
9:30pm-Midnight

2019 Comic Indie Con

Houston's Independent Comic Convention

This is Houston's premier Independent Comics Convention,  where we feature some of Texas's most creative underground indie artists and writers under one roof.

We'll have panel discussions from the creators themselves to teach the tricks of the trade for those wanting to break into the industry. interactive games, and opportunities. We will also feature independent: boardgames, crafts, artwork, and self-published books!

Come one come all, and enjoy food music, and the rich imagination that Houston has to offer.

When:
Nov 2, 2019
Cost:
$5.00 per person. Kids 5 and under are FREE
Time:
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes

Houstonary 2019: Cyber Punk City


An evening of Art, Film, Musik and Fashion showcases guaranteed to be unforgettable. The ticketed event will provide access to multi-sensory exhibits centered around the creative industry and benefiting a local creative non-profit. Event-goers will have the unique experience to interact with Houston’s creative community inside the Harrisburg Art Museum. Houstonary 2019 presents "Cyber Punk" inspired fashion runway showcases, dance performances, short-film screenings, art exhibits, dj's, dancing, VIP Musik Houston hosted lounge, pop-up "Kaleidoshop", musical performances and more. The one of a kind contemporary art museum sits in the heart of Houston's East End District which has been designated as the official Texas Cultural District.

When:
Feb 22, 2019
Cost:
Varies
Time:
7:00 pm

MantecaHTX Info Session

MantecaHTX Open Call Info Session

CALLING ALL HOUSTON AREA LATINX ARTISTS!

Join MantecaHTX for an Artist Open Call Info Session as we introduce our new online platform and share exhibition opportunities with Latinx artists interested in presenting their work during the 2019 Spring of Latino Art (SOLA) and the forthcoming Latino Art Now! Conference: Sight Lines & Time Frames. We'll share how to register with Houston’s Latinx Artist Registry & Directory (L.A.R.D) to be considered for exhibition opportunities.

Open Call Dates: February 9 - March 2, 2019

ABOUT MANTECAHTX AND OUR OPEN CALL:

This month Manteca HTX launched its Latinx Artist Registry & Directory, a public online index of Latinx artists active in the Greater Houston area. The website launch coincides with the opening of our first round of Open Call curatorial projects, presented in seven exhibitions across five venues, showcasing Houston Latinx creatives to the nation.

This event takes place immediately after the Artist Talk with Darwin Arevalo and Grace Zuñiga, presented by The Union HTX.

For more info:

http://www.mantecahtx.com/open-call.html

ManteacHTX is funded in part by the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.



When:
Feb 16, 2019
Cost:
Free
Time:
4:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
Free, 4 - 6 PM
Location:
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Winter Collection 2018, Fifth Ward Art Pop-Up

holiday market

Mystic Lyon is excited to host the third annual Winter Collection, a Pop Up Art Shop featuring works by Fifth Ward artists and their friends. Prices start at $3 for handmade cards and most paintings are priced between $10 and $200. Cary Reeder's art will also be on view in the window installation space. The art shop will be open one-day-only—Saturday, December 15 from 1-5pm.


Antique dealer, creative, and show participant, Mr. Lee, states: “This is the good stuff. Some people just don't get it though.” The Mystic Lyon invites you to come see for yourself.

ABOUT MYSTIC LYON
Mystic Lyon is an installation art space and social sculpture in Houston's historic Fifth Ward. Installations remain on view in and on the windows 24 hours a day. Additional programming includes pay phone call-ins to the artists, physical and metaphysical happenings, community coffees, and events benefiting neighbor endeavors. It is also the home of the Fifth Ward Badminton Club and a founder and host of the Fifth Ward Chamber of Commerce.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Event Date: Saturday, December 15, 1-5pm
Location: Mystic Lyon, 5017 Lyons Ave., Houston, TX 77020
Contact info: 713-582-1198, mysticlyonprojects@gmail.com
Web info: https://www.facebook.com/mysticlyonhtx

When:
Dec 15, 2018
Unfortunately, this venue is currently not wheelchair accessible.
Cost:
Free
Time:
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
1-5pm; FREE
Location:

What Works Workshop

A free workshop to learn about "What Works" for artists to create sustainable careers, plus an intro to the Artist INC-Houston program.

"WHAT WORKS?" WORKSHOP

Want to learn more about What Works for artists to create sustainable careers? 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
@ Talento Bilingue de Houston
333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003 

Session 1:  5:00 - 6:30pm
Session 2:  6:30 - 8:00pm*

*Session 2 will be hosted predominantly in Spanish!

FREE and open to artists of all disciplines (Registration required)


Join Fresh Arts and GONZO247 for a free workshop and introduction into the cutting edge program Artist INC-HOUSTON.  In the “What Works Workshop”, we will share case studies from working artists about "What Works/What Doesn't" for artists to create sustainable careers and discuss the common behaviors of successful artists’ entrepreneurs and leave you ready to apply them to your own art practice.  

 The workshop includes discussion of:
Goal setting and planning
Portfolio careers
Multiple income streams
and an overview of the Artist INC program 

The last 30 minutes of the workshop is dedicated to audience needs, so bring your questions. Attendees will receive the What Works Workbook that challenges you to begin identifying your goals and crafting a plan following the workshop. 

This FREE What Works workshop is an introduction into the Kansas City-based program, Artist INC Live and kicks off ARTIST INC-HOUSTON 2019 (application now open).  Interest in the program is not required to attend the free workshop. 

Note: 
This is an encore presentation of the What Works Workshop held on Wed, December 18.




WORKSHOP SCHEDULE + REGISTRATION:


Registration/Check-in: 5:00-5:15pm
Presentation + Q&A:  5:15-6:15pm


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Networking + Cocktails: 6:15-6:45
Open to all workshop attendees.

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Registration/Check-in:  6:30-6:45pm
Presentation + Q&A:  7:45-8:00pm





WORKSHOP LOCATION:


@ Talento Bilingue de Houston (TBH)
333 S. Jensen Drive, Houston, TX 77003
(MAP)








ABOUT ARTIST INC:

First launched in Kansas City, Artist INC is a cutting edge training seminar that addresses the specific business needs and challenges artists of all disciplines face every day. Limited to 25 participants per session, artists gather for one night a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers. Using an innovative class design, artists learn and grow together through artist facilitator mentoring, small group application activities, as well as large group discussion and multi-media lecture. Now in its eighth year, the Artist INC workshop has been completed by more than 800 regional artists. 
 
Artist INC seminars provide a host of benefits to artists of all disciplines through mentorship opportunities, expert presentations, and peer networks to develop their entrepreneurial skill and strengthen their artistic practice. Artists gain:
* Skills in arts planning, marketing, finance, law, and technology;
* Increased knowledge and the ability to access local and national art business resources;
* Strategic planning for pursuing, marketing and sustaining their art; 
* Long-term network of cross-discipline, diverse artists to provide peer learning and support into the future.
Artist INC is a collaborative partnership between Mid-America Arts Alliance, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center.


Sound like a program you want to be involved in? 
Interested Artist INC Houston participants must complete the online application form, answer the narrative questions and submit a resume/CV and digital work samples that support their proposed project. All applications must be made online HEREThe deadline is January 11, 2019.


THANK YOU TO OUR WORKSHOP SPONSORS:
Talento Bilingue de Houston
Dripping Springs Vodka
When:
Jan 8, 2019
Cost:
Free with Registration
Time:
5:30 pm
Tuesday Time & Price:
5-6:30 & 6:30-8, FREE with Registration

What Works Workshop

A free workshop to learn about "What Works" for artists to create sustainable careers, plus an intro to the Artist INC-Houston program.

"WHAT WORKS?" WORKSHOP

Want to learn more about What Works for artists to create sustainable careers? 

Wednesday, December 18, 2018
6:00-7:30pm
@ Winter Street Studios Gallery
2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007 

FREE and open to artists of all disciplines (registration required)

Join Fresh Arts and Artist INC facilitator Outspoken Bean for a free workshop and introduction into the cutting edge program Artist INC-HOUSTON.  In the “What Works Workshop”, we will share case studies from working artists about "What Works/What Doesn't" for artists to create sustainable careers and discuss the common behaviors of successful artists’ entrepreneurs and leave you ready to apply them to your own art practice.  

 The workshop includes discussion of:
Goal setting and planning
Portfolio careers
Multiple income streams
and an overview of the Artist INC program 

The last 30 minutes of the workshop is dedicated to audience needs, so bring your questions. Attendees will receive the What Works Workbook that challenges you to begin identifying your goals and crafting a plan following the workshop. 

This FREE What Works workshop is an introduction into the Kansas City-based program, Artist INC Live and kicks off ARTIST INC-HOUSTON 2019 (application now open).  Interest in the program is not required to attend the free workshop. 

Note: 
There will be an encore presentation of the What Works Workshop on Tuesday, January 8 at Talento Bilingue de Houston. 



WORKSHOP REGISTRATION:

This workshop is FREE and open to artists of all mediums and disciplines.


Seating is limited and advance registration is required.



WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:


Registration + Networking:  6:00-6:20pm
Presentation:  6:20-7:20pm
Q&A:  7:20-7:30pm




WORKSHOP LOCATION:




@ Winter Street Studios Gallery
2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007 
(MAP)




ABOUT ARTIST INC:

First launched in Kansas City, Artist INC is a cutting edge training seminar that addresses the specific business needs and challenges artists of all disciplines face every day. Limited to 25 participants per session, artists gather for one night a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers. Using an innovative class design, artists learn and grow together through artist facilitator mentoring, small group application activities, as well as large group discussion and multi-media lecture. Now in its eighth year, the Artist INC workshop has been completed by more than 800 regional artists. 
 
Artist INC seminars provide a host of benefits to artists of all disciplines through mentorship opportunities, expert presentations, and peer networks to develop their entrepreneurial skill and strengthen their artistic practice. Artists gain:
* Skills in arts planning, marketing, finance, law, and technology;
* Increased knowledge and the ability to access local and national art business resources;
* Strategic planning for pursuing, marketing and sustaining their art; 
* Long-term network of cross-discipline, diverse artists to provide peer learning and support into the future.
Artist INC is a collaborative partnership between Mid-America Arts Alliance, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center.


Sound like a program you want to be involved in? 
Interested Artist INC Houston participants must complete the online application form, answer the narrative questions and submit a resume/CV and digital work samples that support their proposed project. All applications must be made online HEREThe deadline is January 11, 2019.


THANK YOU TO OUR WORKSHOP SPONSORS:
Winter Street Studios
Dripping Springs Vodka

When:
Dec 19, 2018
Cost:
FREE with Registration
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Wednesday Time & Price:
Doors open at 6pm. Program begins promptly at 6:20pm.

October Connect + Collaborate + Innovate Open House


Bargello (yes we had to look that up too) and freeform quiltmaster Allison Burns of ABrooke Design. Allison will be showcasing her latest collaborative up-cycled creations under ABrooke Design For Magpies & Peacocks – Join us in our Co:Lab Marketplace for her artist talk at 1:30 pm and lets talk contemporary quilt jargon and hear how Allison created the BOMBtastic upcycled zero waste bomber jacket collection that will launch at this month's CCI. 

When:
Oct 20, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
Free
General Categories: 
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Wild About Houston: A Green Film Festival

A screening of short, local, environmental films that tell the story of local environmental issues, their champions, and how you can make a difference.

Join CEC, the Houston GREEN Film Series, Rice Media Center, and additional partners on October 17, 2018, for “Wild About Houston, A Green Film Festival,” to showcase local short films telling environmental stories.

The Houston Green Film Series was launched in 2010 by a coalition of non-profit, grassroots, environmental organizations. The purpose of this series is to bring awareness to the environmental crisis through the visual arts by presenting films with an environmental focus to the Houston community.

Regular screenings are typically held on the third Wednesday of each month at the Media Center at Rice University. In addition to showing an environmental film, a panel of experts is invited to lead a proactive discussion with the audience about the topic at hand.
  • 6:30 PM conversation, networking, and a light meal
  • 7:00 PM screening. Panel discussion after the screening
  • Free to the public, though donations are kindly appreciated
When:
Oct 17, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
6:30 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Wednesday Time & Price:
Free
Location:


PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


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