The Washington Avenue Arts District is a state recognized cultural district in Houston which boasts the highest concentration of working artists in all of Texas! Our mission is to preserve, promote and progress the District’s special creative offerings and to bolster the image of the area as desirable place to live, work and play.
Our organizational goals are:
• Weave together the District's arts, business, and residential communities in an effort to support the generation of new opportunities
• Develop clear and consolidated area marketing that brands the area as a cultural destination
• Engage in special projects that foster enthusiasm for the arts
• Contribute, in a significant way, to area beautification
• Sustain a partnership with local developers and landowners in a continued effort to support the creation of sustainable, affordable and accessible creative spaces
The Washington Avenue Arts District is being fiscally sponsored by Fresh Arts while awaiting tax-exempt 501(c) 3 designation.