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Winter Street Studio Tour with Fresh Arts



Discover Winter Street Studio Tour! 

Second Saturdays: On the second Saturday of each month, the artists of the Silos, Silver Street, Summer Street, and Winter Street Studios open their studios to the public from 12-5pm. Spring Street opens from 2-7pm. Free entry and free parking.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This event was organized by 2:2:2 Exchange artists Edra Soto and Gabriel Martinez. Kristin Korolowicz and Teresa Silva will guide an open discussion with the Houston community to address how artists, both directly and indirectly, impact the communities around them. This discussion will focus on the role of the artist within the complex politics of gentrification. Gentrification is loosely...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 6:30pm2521 Holman StreetOur mothers are our first teachers. They birth us, raise us, feed us, heal us with love. Our kitchens are our first laboratories. Here we learn how to feed ourselves and our loved ones. The kitchen is also a place of healing—the medicine cabinet is there, as well as our mothers’ secret recipes for sore throats, fevers, bruised egos. Ginger ale for...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Galveston, a city rich in historic resources, has a long record of destructive hurricanes that have had enormous impact on its built environment. In response, the city has attempted major interventions to protect against future damage. One of the most visible interventions is the raising of Galveston’s grade level as much as 17 feet following the 1900 hurricane. As the Director of Galveston...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 8:00pm to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
The Man Who Shot Liberty ValanceBy Jethro Compton, Based on the short story by Dorothy M. JohnsonMay 24 - June 25 2017REGIONAL PREMIEREThe beloved film and literary classic comes to the stage in a gripping tale of love, hope and revenge in the lawless Wild West.Ransome Foster, a young scholar from New York, travels west in search of a new life and finds love in the dusty town of Twotrees - but...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, May 25th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support UH Graphic Design Association. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the UH-GDSA team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy,...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Adela Andea Within the medium of light   Simultaneously inspired by the beauty found in nature and the contrasting aesthetic she finds in technology, Adela Andea’s large-scale light installations explore the concept of natural versus artificial and seek to re-examine the notion of separating the two.  In her presentation, Andea will address the influence of these concepts...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
This month we're headed to BOX 13! A non-profit contemporary art space just east of downtown. In-between connecting with other creatives and consuming art and free drinks (compliments of Saint Arnold and Kickin Kombcha) we'll hear from president Emily Link and artists-in-residence about their vision and challenges.The Maker Meetup is a nomadic event and changes venues each month, connecting and...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:15pm to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 11:00pm
Groove down memory lane this Memorial Day Weekend with the sounds of classic Motown and soul music hits, featuring an ensemble of the city's most soul filled vocalists, funky dancers, and the Bacement Soul Orchestra! Houston's biggest celebration of soul will knock you off your feet with nonstop classics, including an all new Stevie Wonder tribute! Celebrate music legends with Houston's top...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Max Flinn was born and raised in Houston, TX. Other than a short year spent in East Texas pursuing his college football dreams that were cut short by injury, he has spent his entire life in the big city. He began teaching himself to play the guitar at the age of 10 after he became bored playing air guitar with his mother’s broomsticks. His love for Texas country music started in Junior High and...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
14 Pews is pleased to present three documentaries on Houston artists produced by 14 Pews Film Academy and directed by Cressandra Thibodeaux.ART & ACTIVISM is a short documentary highlighting Houston art activist William Loyd and his transgender wife, Nikki Araguz-Loyd as they fight for their right to be married, while Will continues to create his art. Premiered at the Houston Cinema Arts...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Literacy Through Photography and FotoFest International will display student work created in response to the REFUGEE exhibition as a mural on the Mid Main Art Wall located in Midtown Houston. Join us for a day of fun as we wheat-paste student artwork created by refugees living in Kakuma Refugee Camp and Houston-area refugees, immigrants, and students. Refreshments will be provided for...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hand Lettering 101 will introduce you to the tools, terminology, and practices of the wonderful world of custom lettering. This workshop will review various styles of lettering and some helpful vocabulary before diving into a few demos and practice rounds. By the end of the workshop, you'll walk away with a custom lettered piece, a better understanding of hand lettering, and the tools to keep...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Plus Fes+: The Everything plus Poetry Festival is a one-day interdisciplinary art event that celebrates raw, innovative, and high-caliber artistic experience and will highlight spoken-word poetry. Plus Fes+ aims to break down barriers around artistic disciplines so that new works can be created. The one-day festival will position spoken-word artists on a level playing field with local visual...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Solo show exhibit featuring fine art by Rodney Butler When: Saturday 27th May from 6pm to 10pm.
 Where: JoMar Visions Studios: 5247 Langfield Rd., Houston TX, 77040 - 832 474 3116What: Solo show exhibit featuring fine art by Rodney Butler. 
Cost: FreeWe are proud to announce we will be exhibiting our own Bayou City Arts Festival artist Rodney Butler's beautiful sculptures and...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ismael Lugo Montaño, photographer, and artist from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, presents a series of photographs where the main characters are the eyes. The project that began in 2015 aims to photograph all those eyes that convey a message from the soul. As expressed by Ismael Lugo Montaño, “the love for the art is expressed in different ways and this time is the internal glance of our self.”...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Explore three composers who have transformed the way audiences hear and experience music. Transformations explores the music of Beethoven, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Alfred Schnittke: composers who wrote music in a distinctive personal style that also tends to transcend the personal, touching on universal human experience and emotion.Beethoven took the musical forms and sounds of his time and...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! 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, showgirls...
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
We're back, kids! The comics from Probably a Show Show are BACK to let you into their weird little universes for a late night comedy show.This SNL-style sketch show features work created by Houston's stand-up comics and is full of plenty of surprises. With a desire to amplify the sketch talent in Houston, The Probably a Show Show is diverse and super fun. You don't want to miss it. Join...
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Make plans to swing by this Memorial Day Weekend Sunday and visit our makers, artisans, artists, and other small business owners! Shop, sip, and brunch with MarketsHouston.com and The Phoenix on Westheimer!This will be the last Crawfish Boil at The Phoenix for the season!Please RSVP, like, and share for up to date information on vendors participating and other cool stuff for the upcoming one!...
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 1:00am
Join us at the 4th Annual Madness on Main Festival, Houston’s favorite Independent Music fest. What makes Madness on Main different than other fests? Everyone in the local music community plays an integral part to bring the festival together in true DIY form. We don’t rely on established headliners to draw an audience. Our audience comes with an open mind ready to discover new emerging...
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 9:30pm to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 2:00am
Memorial Day Salsa & Bachata Bash! AMAYA Dance presents...Doors Open 9:30 PM Social Dancing till 2:00 AM-------------------------------------------------------------------FREE WORKSHOPS! 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM* Salsa by AMAYA Dance -------------------------------------------------------------------HERE'S WHAT YOU GET…* Music by Dj David Cruz and Dj Plaziuz spinning the best of SALSA,...
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
This Auction will start at 10am on Memorial Day.This Auction will feature French & European Antiques, New Designer Furniture, Mid Century Modern Furniture, Handmade Rugs, Ligne Roset Furniture, Garden Items & much moreSpecial Preview with Cocktails & Lite Bites at 8am on Auction Day!
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:59pm
Join us for a night of cheek-splitting laughter as we bring the laughs in the forms of stand-up and musical comedy! We'll open the show with a hilarious set featuring Rich Williams as seen on FOX/BET/The Real! Blessed (from Canada) will be starting the music out for the night followed by a set from Houston-locals Offset! Starting the musical comedy will be Demonic Hen, literally a band of...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Our students are talented. Incredibly talented. And now, Sundays are now all about them. Join us on Sundays at 7pm, April 2 - May 7 as groups of students from our Level 1 - 5 classes take the stage together as headliners. They are the stars! Each week, a different veteran improv troupe will open. THIS WEEK: Protostar Team 6: Brisket Pankes Cast: Aimee Gardner, Chip Brewster, Daniel...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
This month, we are asking you to choose courage, Houston. All of us know those people in our lives whose courage helps us to know that however things might seem, there is still reason to hope. We need you to be that person for someone else, and we hope that the art that we bring to the mic this month can help inspire and uplift you. Nelson Mandela said, "I learned that courage was not the...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
The Curious World of Hieronymus BoschAfter 500 years, Hieronymus Bosch’s paintings still shock and fascinate us. Delve into the vivid imagination of this true visionary.Who was Hieronymus Bosch? Why do his strange and fantastical paintings resonate with people now more than ever? How does he bridge the medieval and Renaissance worlds? Where did his unconventional and timeless creations...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, June 1st, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Dance Source Houston. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the DSH team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy, raise a glass (or...
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Artist Reception: Friday, June 2, 6:00-8:30 pm On view: June 2-July 15, 2017 Exhibition in conjunction with PrintHouston 2017     Anya Tish Gallery is thrilled to announce a three-person exhibition titled Unspeakably human or unimaginably beastial? (a phrase from the poem “What do animals dream?” by Yahia Lababidi). The exhibition features sculpture by...
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to Friday, June 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
The LureIn this bold horror-musical debut mashup, a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters are drawn ashore in 1980s Poland to explore the wonders and temptations of life on land. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly aura make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-decrepit world of Agnieszka Smoczynska's imagining. In a visceral twist on Hans Christian...
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
Founded at the University of Houston in 1990, TMF provides emerging musicians with a challenging musical environment in which to develop skills in orchestral, chamber music and solo performance. During the intensive four-week fellowship program, renowned guest artists – including members of Houston’s orchestras and faculty members from Rice’s Shepherd...

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