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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Mateo TannattHorse Dream HorseHorse Dream Horse is a new work by Cynthia Woods Mitchell/ School of Art fellow, Mateo Tannatt, situated at the intersections of theater, scripted performance, art, music video, and sculptural installationDATE / TIME / SITE(S)Ticketed performance:Wed 4/11/186pm2334 Gulf Terminal RoadHouston, TX 77023NOTESHorse Dream Horse is located behind The Orange Show. Please...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
Curated by Carrie SchneiderCurrent ConversationsHouston artist Carrie Schneider organizes a series of public conversations across disciplines and along parallel lines of inquiry. CounterCurrent festival artists and University of Houston faculty experts engage in lively discussion about themes and concepts connected to this year’s festival programming.DATE / TIME / SITE(S)Wed 4/11/18–Sat 4/14/...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
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 4/10/185pm-7:30pmCynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the ArtsUniversity of HoustonEntrance 16 off Cullen BoulevardABOUT THE PROJECT5pm Lecture: The Near, The Low, The Common: An Artist...
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
PATTY WATERSwith:BARRY ALTSCHUL - drumsBURTON GREENE -pianoMARIO PAVONE - bass"Hear her voice with the ears of wolves. A sound contour never before heard in American music and poetry. It transcends virtuosi vocalizing. It is presented as Shamanic ritual. The most perfect realization of Jazz song as siren song. Compels a revisioned understanding of the lure of the sweet woman’s voice as a passage...
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Curious minds can join Wordsmyth Theater Company for a reading of the play that promises to unpack issues of gender politics, bullying, favoritism, and student-teacher flirtation. Admission is FREE.“ Teach is an utterly fascinating and fresh take on teacher-student sexual harassment and power dynamics in the classroom and the world of academia. Hoke kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 6:00pm
Shakespeare Wallah, starring Shashi Kapoor, Madhur Jaffrey, and Felicity Kendal, is inspired by the real-life adventures of Kendal’s family—a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. Trying to stage Shakespeare plays for the general public, the troupe is unable to compete with the popular Bollywood film industry.Preceded by: The Creation...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Redbud Gallery is honored and proud to announce a solo exhibition of the spiritualistic artist, Forrest Prince. I have wanted to work with Forrest and show his work for many years and share his unique art with our audience. Some of the finest art that has been created addresses topics of religion, politics, and social issues that still plague our country.Residing in Houston, this self-taught...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Gray Contemporary is pleased to announce two exhibitions, in the Main Gallery Teresa Baker: Return, and in the Second Gallery a group exhibition including Robert Dunne, Robert Erickson, Jamey Hart, Lael Marshall, Yoella Razili, John Tallman. All exhibitions open April 7th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, and will continue through May 12, 2018...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
As writers and artists, we all need to make time to recharge our creative energies. This spring, step away from your desk and refill your creative well while enjoying the natural splendor of one of our city's favorite landmarks and major arteries, Buffalo Bayou.FINDING FLOW is an immersive walking exploration of Buffalo Bayou Park that will combine generative exercises with a close study of our...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for a self-guided tour of six Buffalo East Sector installations by students from the University of Houston Graphic Design Program. These interactive installations express ideas about the bayou’s relation to the East End and Fifth Ward communities.Enjoy entertainment and food trucks at the North York Boat Launch (808 N. York St. Houston, TX, 77003) with beer generously provided by Saint...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
This month, join HCCC to make wire sculptures inspired by our current exhibition, Light Charmer:  Neon and Plasma in Action.After checking out the neon artworks in the gallery, sketch out a template using a continuous line drawing, using techniques similar to those used by neon artists.  Then, using your template as a guide, “bend” your drawing into a 3-D sculpture using soft...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
First Saturday Arts Market returns this Saturday, April 7, 2018. Watch our website and Facebook for weather updates.Featured Artist today: AVM Hawkins, an Escapist with the ArtLaunch.org program. Painting title: Be SeenFirst Saturday Arts Market in the Houston Heights got its start in March 2004 and has continued quietly each month since. Hosting a curated selection of fine art and...
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 11:00am
New art collectors in Houston face an imposing variety of viewing and purchasing options. To help eliminate confusion and intimidation, Visual Arts Alliance has again assembled a panel of three experienced collectors who will share their passion for the visual arts. Intended for new and experienced collectors alike, this panel will provide insight into personal tastes,...
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 7:30pm to Monday, April 9, 2018 - 9:30pm
The Italian Girl in AlgiersApril 6, 7, 9, 20187:30 pm - 9:30 pmApril 8, 20182:00 pm - 4:00 pmMusic by Gioacchino RossiniSung in the original Italian with English titles projected over the stageWhen you are shipwrecked far from home and taken prisoner by Algerian pirates, you can either surrender to a cruel fate, or you can do what our heroine does: waste no time single-handedly conquering the...
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Anya Tish Gallery is pleased to announce Afterimage, the fourth Houston solo exhibition of Poland-based artist Paweł Dutkiewicz. His recent body of large-scale oil paintings continues to place him in the aesthetic realm of Agnes Martin and Ad Reinhardt as he liberates color from its objective context, communicating atmospheric light through application and composition. Dutkiewicz’s...
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 9:00pm
M.F.A. Thesis ExhibitionFriday, April 6, 20186 pm - 9 pmFreeThe UH School of Art and Blaffer Art Museum present the 40th Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. The annual thesis exhibition is the culmination of the School of Art’s three-year M.F.A. in studio art program. This year, each of the School’s five studio programs, graphic design, interdisciplinary practice and emerging forms,...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
We are so proud to be offering works from Danai Guerira & Nikkole Salter, Aditi Kapil and introducing Augusto Amador! April 5, 8pAtacamaby Augusto AmadorThirty years after the dirty war waged by General Pinochet in Chile, two strangers search the Atacama Desert for their buried loved ones and discover more than they bargained for under...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
We are so proud to be offering works from Danai Guerira & Nikkole Salter, Aditi Kapil and introducing Augusto Amador! April 5, 8pAtacamaby Augusto AmadorThirty years after the dirty war waged by General Pinochet in Chile, two strangers search the Atacama Desert for their buried loved ones and discover more than they bargained for under...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
Main Street Projects is pleased to present "Jamilyn Hull: Deepika," a presentation of photographic works from the artist’s travels and volunteer work in Kolkata, India. Presented in conjunction with Houston’s 2018 FotoFest Biennial and Mid Main Houston’s April First Thursday block party, a benefit exhibition will open to the public with a reception in honor of the artist on April 5, 2018, from 6...

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