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Spring Street Studio Tour with Fresh Arts

Discover Spring Street Studio Tour! 


This summer, Fresh Arts invites you to take a guided studio tour once a month of a featured building on the Sawyer Yards Creative Campus!  This event is in conjunction with the Sawyer Yards Second Saturday open studios. Spend the afternoon wandering...
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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, August 17th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Charis Kelley, Femme Blaicasso. So enjoy a drink or two, meet Charis Kelley, Femme Blaicasso, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
To inaugurate it’s 12th Year Anniversary Season, William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art is pleased to present, Celebrating Houston’s Founding Modernists: Featuring David Adickes, Henri Gadbois & Leila McConnell, consisting of three solo exhibitions and a display of assorted works by their mid-century peers.  As the gallery’s season opener, this exhibition offers viewers a...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
A Woman in Love (Enamorada) Free with Museum admission!Emilio Fernández is a lyrical-nationalist filmmaker nicknamed “El Indio” who connected Mexico to its indigenous roots both narratively and visually through his films. A Woman in Love strives to portray an authentic Mexican identity, using the revolutionary context to pose questions about the class conflict that divided the country in the...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Whole Wide Water is a collaboration founded by writer Lindsay Kayser and multidisciplinary artist Anthony Barilla, involving an assortment of partners and encompassing a variety of projects, transmitted over a span of twenty years. Collaborators include sculptors, astronauts, and musicians of all kinds.Using hand recorders and a station of mini musical instruments, whole wide water collected...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Local artists are given the chance to enter a monthly contest, this month the theme is "SWEET TREATS" Come enjoy some art, Rockstar Style, and be inspired and network with creative like minded professionals! This isn’t your average art show, it is also a networking event! Guests get to vote on their favorite themed art piece!Prizes are donated by Jerry's Artarama!Get your sweet fix from the...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! Magic! KiKi Maroon’s Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show unlike any other. Join us as we transform Warehouse Live Houston into the naughty speakeasy your grandparents never told you about! Classy and sexy, dirty and funny; every month’s show is new and different featuring local and touring burlesque beauties, standup comics, musicians,...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00pm to Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
Fourteen year old Laney arrives in Oxford, Mississippi with a twisted back, a mother in crisis and a burning desire to be writer. When she befriends Maribel Purdy, a fervent believer in the power of Jesus Christ to save her from the humiliations of high school, Laney embarks on a hilarious spiritual and sexual journey that challenges her mother's secular worldview and threatens to tear their...
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Modern art itself has been a movement of ever changing styles, including "impressionism", "abstract", "cubism", and many other styles of the 20th century. "Post-modern" is a modernization of "modern art" and many other styles which come and go but are always intertwined into the future styles we haven't even dreamed of yet. So what's your dream? What is your vision? Make it, and show it, and let...
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Modern art itself has been a movement of ever changing styles, including "impressionism", "abstract", "cubism", and many other styles of the 20th century. "Post-modern" is a modernization of "modern art" and many other styles which come and go but are always intertwined into the future styles we haven't even dreamed of yet. We asked the artists: "So what's your dream? What is your vision?" Our...
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Silambam Houston is the city's premiere organization dedicated to the promotion and demystification of the Indian Classical Arts. Through performance pieces steeped in technical tradition set in contemporary narratives, the Silambam Houston Dance Company (SHDC) shares the ancient artistic traditions of India with modern and multicultural audiences. SHDC's fourth original production...
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us at METdance for our first ever MidtownMixer!  This one night only event will feature the musical stylings of Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Re-Evolution, hot beats by DJ Sweft, and special performances by Phoenix Kardashian Paris and Mocca Bonné. Admission includes great food and drinks and you'll have the opportunity to bid on exciting...
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 5:00pm to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 5:00pm
“Directed by Academy Award–winner Thomas Lennon and shot around the world by 40 filmmaking teams, Sacred immerses the viewer in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions. This nomadic film explores faith as primary human experience and shows how people turn to ritual and prayer to navigate the milestones and crises of life.“Lennon commissioned or sourced footage from top...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, August 24th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Bayou City Performing Arts. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the BCPA team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy, raise a...
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
You’re Missing the Point (Ahí está el detalle)Free with Museum admission!You’re Missing the Point is the most outstanding comedy of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. Director and scriptwriter Juan Bustillo Oro was one of the first Mexican filmmakers acknowledged for his artistic talent. He also recognized the audience’s desire for popular entertainment, as reflected by his choice of an en vogue...
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Soledad’s Shawl (El rebozo de Soledad) Free with Museum admission!This film finds master of melodrama, Roberto Gavaldón, telling a power-struggle tale of love and jealousy. In Soledad’s Shawl Dr. Alberto Robles (Arturo de Córdova), an idealistic city doctor, lends his services to help the community of a small Mexican village. Once there, he falls in love with an Indian girl (Estela Inda) who has...
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join Houston Center for Contemporary Craft to fine tune your technique in this workshop led by instructor Rajab Ali Sayed. Explore how master ceramic artist Edward Eberle incorporates figures into his artworks, currently featured in the main gallery. Practice your sketching methods with a live model, and experiment with line, tones, shapes, and perspectives. No prior...
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 1:00am
It is finally here! Crystal Lallego first ever Solo Art Exhibit and Birthday Celebration. Crystal will exhibit all her current and new paintings. Besides the paintings on canvas, Crystal will showcase her custom painted purses with a fashion show. Remember this is a Red Carpet Theme event, so make sure to dress to impress. - Exquisite fine art by Crystal Lallego- Live music by...
Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Featuring ROCKSTAR Artists: Angela M Smith Dee Franklin Janice Jackson Dow Money Trees Koenraad Seghers Lisa Hilton Lorena Fernandez Martina Masoh Michelli Cockburn P.a. Mueller Panisch Sacha Lazarre Sayra Vallejo Teresa L Staley Vena Ashley A big thank you to our sponsors: Kolache Kings will be providing Kolaches.. & beverages provided by Karbach Brewing Co. and Saint Arnold Brewing Company...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Brown Bag Info Session: Fiscal Sponsorship for Art Projects Wednesday, August 30  |  11:30am-1pm@ United Way of Greater Houston50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007Complimentary BeveragesFree Covered ParkingFISCAL SPONSORSHIP: WHAT IS IT & HOW DOES IT WORK?Unlock new streams of project support with Fresh Arts' Fiscal Sponsorship program!In the city of Houston, there is a passionate...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:30am to Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 9:30pm
This will be a six-week class with the goal to teach students to sketch the human figure in 20 minutes or less. Each session will start with the instructor giving a demo sketching with a live model. The students will practice various aspects of the instructor's sketching technique. Students will be encouraged to work quickly and to experiment with various sketching materials and substrates. A...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, August 31st, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Literacy Through Photography (LTP). So enjoy a drink or two, meet the LTP team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy,...
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
Obit explores a familiar and underappreciated literary form: the obituary notices that appear in newspapers. This engaging film focuses on the legendary team at the New York Times, who approach their daily work with journalistic rigor and narrative flair. Learn how the writers decide which people who died in the last 24 hours merit an obituary. The deceased must have had an “impact” in...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, September 7th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support The Landing Theatre Company. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Landing Theatre team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't...
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
Free with Museum admission!The Night Falls is a faithful portrayal of Mexico City’s corrupt underworld. In true Roberto Gavaldónian fashion, this film is an intense and ironic melodrama influenced by Hollywood film noir.Gavaldón’s story finds another one of his antiheroes in a precarious situation. Talented jai alai player Marcos (Pedro Armendáriz) becomes a target of the gambling mafia and is...
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to Monday, October 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
On view: September 8, 2017- October 22, 2017Opening Reception: Friday, September 8, 5:30pm-8pmArtist Talk at 6pmHCP is pleased to present In Passing, a solo exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artist, Genevieve Gaignard, marking the artist’s first solo exhibition outside California.This exhibition brings together several bodies of work made between 2015 and the present,...
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:30pm
Opening Reception from 5:30-8:00pmGenevieve Gaignard Artist Talk at 6:00pmAll Exhibitions on view: September 8, 2017- October 22, 2017Houston Center for Photography presents two exhibitions: In Passing and Learning Curve 10In Passing is a solo exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artist, Genevieve Gaignard, marking the artist’s first solo exhibition outside California....
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:30pm
Artist Reception: Friday, September 8, 6:00 – 8:30 pmOn view: September 8-October 7, 2017Characters from Loher's videos will be present and performing in the gallery. Anya Tish Gallery is thrilled to announce the return of Swiss-born, New York-based multidisciplinary artist Katja Loher for The Trembling of a Leaf or the Movement of the Universe?, ...
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
This new documentary profiles artist Julian Schnabel’s early years in Texas, the beginning of his professional career in New York in the late 1970s, and his subsequent rise to superstar status on the international art scene. Schnabel moved into filmmaking with 1995’s Basquiat and has since directed four other features. This film features material from Schnabel’s personal archive, intimate scenes...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00am
The Writers' Family Reunion is a one-day gathering and Build-Your-Writing-Community event designed to give writers an opportunity to develop friendships with other writers, learn from more experienced writers, and fortify their knowledge of craft and career. All levels and all genres are welcome! Just as a family reunion nourishes ties amongst long-lost relatives, the Writers' Family Reunion...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 11:00am
September 9, 2017 at 11am HCP will be hosting artists' talks with participating artists from Learning Curve 10. Led by juror Patricia Restrepo, Curatorial Associate and Business Manager, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.From digital to alternative processes, Learning Curve 10 highlights the work of Learning Center students and the various educational programs that HCP has to...

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