Un tournant | A turning point
July 14 - August 29, 2015
July 14 - August 29, 2015
7–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/29/kenny-lantz-human-wishes/ 28-07-2015 07:00:00 PM 28-07-2015 08:00:00 PM 11 Kenny Lantz: Human Wishes Kenny Lantz: Human Wishes 7–8 pm 1707 Waugh, Houston, Texas 77006 Mariago Collective
Blaffer Art Museum
12–1 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/23/henning-bohl-with-sergei-tcherepnin-early-awnings/ 29-07-2015 12:00:00 PM 29-07-2015 01:00:00 PM 11 Henning Bohl with Sergei Tcherepnin: Early Awnings Henning Bohl with Sergei Tcherepnin: Early Awnings 12–1 pm 120 University of Houston Fine Arts Building, Houston, TX 77204-4018 Blaffer Art Museum
Lawndale Art Center
8–9:15 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/29/the-big-show-2015/ 29-07-2015 08:00:00 PM 29-07-2015 09:15:00 PM 11 The Big Show 2015 The Big Show 2015 8–9:15 pm 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Lawndale Art Center
Art League Houston
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/letitia-huckaby-bayou-baroque-2/ 31-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 31-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Letitia Huckaby: Bayou Baroque Letitia Huckaby: Bayou Baroque 6–9 pm 1953 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 Art League Houston
Art League Houston
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/lavar-munroe-zoo-at-the-edge-of-the-world-a-continuum-of-the-exotic-july-31/ 31-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 31-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Lavar Munroe: Zoo at the Edge of the World Lavar Munroe: Zoo at the Edge of the World 6–9 pm 1953 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 Art League Houston
Art League Houston
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/michael-menchaca-luminous-yet-devoid-of-chroma/ 31-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 31-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Michael Menchaca: Luminous, Yet Devoid of Chroma Michael Menchaca: Luminous, Yet Devoid of Chroma 6–9 pm 1953 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 Art League Houston
6–8:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/raphael-zollinger-evanescent-tales/ 31-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 31-07-2015 08:30:00 PM 11 Raphael Zollinger: Evanescent Tales Raphael Zollinger: Evanescent Tales 6–8:30 pm 7026 Old Katy Road, suite 253, Houston, TX 77024 Gray Contemporary
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/2015-summer-art-contest/ 31-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 31-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Spectra 2015 Summer Contest Exhibition Spectra 2015 Summer Contest Exhibition 6–9 pm 1716 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX Galeria Regina
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH
6:30–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/whispering-bayou/ 31-07-2015 06:30:00 PM 31-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Whispering Bayou Whispering Bayou 6:30–9 pm 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH
Octavia Art Gallery
12–5 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/summer-suite/ 01-08-2015 12:00:00 PM 01-08-2015 05:00:00 PM 11 Summer Suite Summer Suite 12–5 pm 3637 West Alabama, Suite 120, Houston, Texas 77027 Octavia Art Gallery
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/daniel-johnston-jeff-f-wheeler-on-their-way-to-heaven-or-hell/ 01-08-2015 06:00:00 PM 01-08-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Daniel Johnston & Jeff F. Wheeler: On Their Way to Heaven or Hell Daniel Johnston & Jeff F. Wheeler: On Their Way to Heaven or Hell 6–9 pm 303 East 11th Street, Houston, TX 77008 Redbud Gallery
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/david-preston-wells-reverie/ 01-08-2015 06:00:00 PM 01-08-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 David Preston Wells: Reverie David Preston Wells: Reverie 6–9 pm 301 East 11 Street, Houston, TX 77008 G Gallery
Cardoza Fine Art
7–10 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/dylan-roberts-transhuman-knuckle-dragger/ 01-08-2015 07:00:00 PM 01-08-2015 10:00:00 PM 11 Dylan Roberts: Transhuman Knuckle Dragger Dylan Roberts: Transhuman Knuckle Dragger 7–10 pm 1320 Nance Street, Houston, TX 77002 Cardoza Fine Art
5–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/07/27/cecilia-villanueva-blue-ink-runs-in-her-veins/ 08-08-2015 05:00:00 PM 08-08-2015 08:00:00 PM 11 Cecilia Villanueva: Blue Ink Runs in Her Veins Cecilia Villanueva: Blue Ink Runs in Her Veins 5–8 pm 2305-A Dunlavy, Houston, TX 77006 Archway Gallery
Last Chance - May 20 through July 29, 2015
The latest in the Blaffer’s downtown “Window into Houston” exhibition series features three large-scale, site-specific flower paintings by artist Shane Tolbert. The term “Fine China” most often refers to delicate and refined porcelain, but can also refer to female genitalia and to heroin in its purest form.
Last Chance - May 30 through August 1, 2015
An exhibition of works that blur the lines between monochrome, colorfield, and art objects. It remains up to the viewer to decide when viewing these works by artist Kristen Cliburn, Donald Martiny, Ruth Pastine, Dirk Rathke, David Simpson, and Myke Venable.
Last Chance - March 27 through August 2, 2015
An exhibition focusing on works created by artist Barnett Newman (1905 –1970) in the last five and a half years of his life. In this ambitious period before a planned MoMA show, Newman completed his series The Stations of the Cross: Lama Sebachthani as well as making 22 other paintings and the majority of his sculptures.
Last Chance - April 18 through August 2, 2015
An exhibition surveying artist Marilyn Minter’s explorations of our culture’s deepest impulses, compulsions, and fantasies, as well as the complex and contradictory ideas of the feminine body. The show includes paintings made between 1976 and 2013, video works, and photographs.
July 11 through August 8, 2015
An exhibition of works by artist Lucas Johnson (1940-2002)–selected drawings from his “Estuary Series” portraying real and imagined water creatures and from his portrait series focusing largely on rural American militias during the late 1980's and early 1990's.
July 11 through August 8, 2015
An exhibition of paintings by artist Annell Livingston, whose explorations of geometry, fragments, and change parallel her visual and psychological experience of the world.
May 30 through August 15, 2015
Mixed media ruin porn by the Houston artist.
June 19 through August 15, 2015
An exhibition featuring a series of new Scotch filled glass creations made over the last year by artist Donald Lipski with glass artisans at The Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA; Wheaton Arts in Millville, NJ; and at his Red Hook, Brooklyn studio.
June 26 through August 15, 2015
A group exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media, videos, performances, and site-specific interventions by members of DiverseWorks’ Artist Board, including Michael Galbreth, Daniel Adame, Julia Brown, JooYoung Choi, Oscar Rene Cornejo, Sandy Ewen, Mario E. Figueroa, Jr. (GONZO247), Mark Hirsch, Robert Hodge, Loli Fernandez-Andrade Kolber, Rosine Kouamen, Jim Nolan, Rebecca Novak, Phillip Pyle, II, Stephanie Saint Sanchez, Jhon R. Stronks, Lillian Warren, and Tek Wilson.
July 11 through August 15, 2015
An exhibition featuring collaborative works by Ukrainian artist Vlad Krasnoshchok and Russian artist Olga Starostina, united by the common desire to extend the life of old art pieces and add new layers of interpretation.
July 9 through August 15, 2015
An exhibition of photographs in which Wegman’s good doggies pose on fancy furniture by Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames, and George Nelson. **We're bringing Wegman to Houston for a talk in the spring of 2016 as part of OFF ROAD, our new speaker series!!**
July 17 through August 15, 2015
A group exhibition including new work by David Aylsworth, Michael Jones McKean, Demetrius Oliver, Jim Richard, Dario Robleto, Robert Ruello, Sigrid Sandström and Brent Steen, as well as a series of new collaborative drawings by husband and wife duo Emily Joyce and Mark Allen.
July 17 through August 22, 2015
A group exhibition featuring recent paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by artists from various ethnic backgrounds, from South Korea to El Salvador to Romania. Includes work by Adela Andea, JooYoung Choi, Orna Feinstein, George Grochocki, Jang soon Im, Ricardo Paniagua, and Eduardo Portillo.
April 15 through August 23, 2015
An exhibition of drawings by London-based Argentine artist Pablo Bronstein, whose work explores our built environment from architecture to machines. Inspired by late-18th- and early-19th-century renderings, this installation includes drawings printed on vinyl and stretching from ceiling to floor to create an architectural space within the gallery.
May 14 through August 23, 2015
An exhibition focusing on visual explorations of space and light. The show features nearly 50 works created by Latin American artists over the past 70 years, including immersive light installations, rarely seen works on paper, and masterpieces of Kinetic art.
June 26 through August 28, 2015
An exhibition featuring unconventional print works examining identity, race, gender and social issues affecting women of the African diaspora. Features work by artists Rabéa Ballin, Ann "Sole Sister" Johnson, Delita Martin, Lovie Olivia, Jessica Gatlin, Abigail Lucien, Althea Murphy-Price, and Sukenya Best.
July 17 through August 28, 2015
An exhibition of photographs, drawings, notes, documents, and videos by Houston-based artist Stephen Wilson based on his experiences living with and assising the family of Elroy Chester, who was executed by the State of Texas the summer of 2013 despite being mentally impaired.
May 9 through August 29, 2015
An exhibition celebrating five decades of the Jewelry and Enamel program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Glassell School of Art, featuring jewelry objects and enamel works by current students, former and current faculty, and alumni.
May 29 through August 29, 2015
An exhibition featuring craft objects made from wood, ceramic and fiber, providing a wide perspective on innovation and experimentation in modern and contemporary craft. Includes work by Dorothy Gill Barnes, Ed Moulthrop, and Peter Voulkos.
May 29 through August 29, 2015
An outdoor exhibition of site-specific ceramic works made by Glassell School of Art student artists include Mary Aldrich, Loes Berendschot, Nell Gottlieb, Renee LeBlanc, Michelle Matthews, Kimberly Millspaugh, Polly Ruhlman, Anne Steacy, and Wouter Van Der Tol.
July 9 through August 29, 2015
An exhibition about representation, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, and society featuring photographic works focused on LGBTQ communities by nine international artists Zackary Drucker & Rhys Ernst, Sunil Gupta, Lindsay Morris, Frédéric Nauczyciel, Irina Popova, Anna Charlotte Schmid, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Charan Singh.
July 18 through August 29, 2015
A group exhibition showcasing work by Houston-based emerging artists, all of whom are either current or alumni members of El Rincón Social collaborative space in the East End. Featured artists include Darwin Arevalo, Dylan Conner, Oscar Rene Cornejo, Jonathan Paul Jackson, Alex Larsen, Patrick Renner, and David Adam Salinas.
July 14 through August 29, 2015
An exhibition featuring works by artists from Argentina who were based in Paris from the 1950s on, including sculptures by Martha Boto, Horacio Garcia Rossi, Francisco Sobrino, and Gregorio Vardanega, as well as rarely seen works on paper from the 1950s and 1960s by Antonio Asis and Hugo de Marziani.
May 29 through September 5, 2015
An exhibition featuring a trilogy of video installations, related photographs, and an outdoor sculpture by the Swiss-American artist duo Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler–reflections on the geography of Texas and its cinematic landscape as tropes of representation and presentation.
May 29 through September 5, 2015
An exhibition featuring an immersive installation of sculptures, drawings, and sound by German artist Henning Bohl and American artist Sergei Tcherepnin.
June 5 through September 9, 2015
An exhibition juxtaposing traditional paintings from the Forsyth Galleries’ permanent collection with responses to those works by area artists, who interpret medium, theme, and subject in fresh new ways.
June 14 through September 13, 2015
An exhibition showcasing masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who commissioned extraordinary artworks—including many works that have never before traveled outside of Austria.
May 18 through September 14, 2015
An exhibition of works by Houston artists Debra Barrera, Michael Bise, Magda Boltz-Wilson, Jim Brown, Chris DiRaddo, Don Foster, Tim Glover, Jeff Jennings, Denise Liebl, Ken Little, Jesse Lott, David McGee, Dennis McNett, Kelly Moran, Tim Olson, Gordon Phillipson, Erika Pochybova, Page Piland, George Sacaris, Lisa Sacaris, Nestor Topchy, Arthur Turner, and Liz Ward.
January 30 through September 20, 2015
It’s title referring to the Japanese concept of gaman, "to endure the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity," this exhibition features more than 120 creative artifacts made by Japanese Americans while incarcerated in internment camps during World War II.
May 23 through September 20, 2015
A playful interactive installation by New York-based artist Philip Worthington enabling participants to create their own shadow plays in a digital shadow-puppet theater that uses vision-recognition software to augment the participants’ gestures with sound and animation. (Guess what the most popular hand gesture will be!)
June 23 through October 11, 2015
An exhibition of selected works given to the MFAH by collectors and artists from around the country in celebration of Anne Tucker’s 39-year tenure as the museum’s Curator of Photography. Tucker will retire on June 30.
June 5 through October 24, 2015
An exhibition of 21 large-scale acrylic paintings (“humanscapes”) by late Texas artist and important figure in the local Chicano movement,” Mel Casas (1929-2014), organized by guest curator Ruben C. Cordova.
July 17 through November 8, 2015
An exhibition bringing together a diverse selection of works from the Menil’s holdings–largely abstractions–to explore anthropologist Robert Plant Armstrong theories of the power of objects to impress energies upon viewers. Includes works by Max Ernst, Constantin Brancusi, Frank Bowling, Sam Gilliam, Eduardo Chillida alongside a variety of abstract forms from earlier eras.
January 31 through December 31, 2015
Artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller have created an audiovisual work inspired by “music of the spheres,” Pythagoras’s theory that celestial bodies move with their own harmonies. This year-long installation is the first in a series of site-specific works giving new life to the chapel space.
January 31, 2015 through January 30, 2016
A special exhibition featuring hundreds of Islamic masterworks from the renowned al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. In conjunction, the MFAH has also installed a number of related artworks from its own collection in two galleries.
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