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CCMH Movie Nights

Czech Center Museum

Last Chance - February 12 through December 9, 2016

A selection of films curated to show Czech culture and history.

The Art of Found Objects

Lone Star College - Kingwood Art Gallery

Last Chance - November 2 through December 12, 2016

A show featuring artists represented in "The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists" by Craig Bunch. Works by Claire Cusack, Ann Harithas, Joseph Havel, Otis Huband, Sharon Kopriva, Jesse Lott, Edward McCartney, Leila McConnell, Mari Omori, LSC-Kingwood art professor; Kathleen Packlick, Forrest Prince, Russell Prince, Patrick Turk and Debbie Wetmore.

ART21 Season 8 Screening

Lawndale Art Center

September 22 through December 15, 2016

Lawndale hosts a free screening of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Season 8 features sixteen artists from four cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver.

Mark Schatz: True Believers

Wright Gallery, TAMU College Station

October 24 through December 15, 2016

A show of works by Ohio-based artist Mark Schatz. In his work, Schatz is inspired by utopian communities, geological forms, insect behaviors, folded maps, and chance occurrences and explores "our desire to create order, and even wonder, out of chaos."

Stephanie Sala: My Geology

Bank of America Center

August 19 through December 16, 2016

An exhibition of works by Mission, Texas-based artist Stephanie Sala. Sala creates sculptures, paintings, and digitally manipulated photographs that explore “artistic interpretations of geological concepts such as time, fragmentation, fracturing, compression and topography.”

Deborah Roberts: coarse coil twists re-twist

Art Palace

October 28 through December 17, 2016

An exhibition by Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts. In her work, Roberts addresses "Black women’s progression through centuries of socially-constructed limits on beauty and power."

Melanie Smith: Abandoned Bodies and Uncertain Futures

Sicardi Gallery

November 4 through December 17, 2016

A show of works by Melanie Smith. The exhibition works to "explores forms as collective bodies. The series of new paintings and video transform and recompose images, taken primarily from Internet or stock photos, into what Smith calls a visual essay of misaligned elements."

Sherry Tseng Hill: Changing Faces

Jung Center

December 1 through 20, 2016

In her work, Sherry Tseng Hill "explores the use of masks to reflect the human imagination and experience and what it may be like to be transformed into a different identity or simply to reinforce an existing social or spiritual identity."

Lawndale Live

Lawndale Art Center

November 11 through December 22, 2016

"Lawndale Live is a live show filmed weekly in front of a studio audience at Lawndale Art Center. Lawndale Live is directed by Phillip Pyle, II and hosted by Maurice Duhon, Jr.; Stephen Wilson serves as set designer and Jawwaad Taylor as music director."All show times are from 7 to 7:45 PM Doors open at 6 PM All episodes will be available online. For a full list of guests, go here.

Double Digits: Lawndale's Artist Studio Program, 10 Years and Counting

Lawndale Art Center

November 11 through December 22, 2016

An exhibition looking back at the past ten years of Lawndale's studio program. Artists who have been Lawndale residents: Dawolu Jabari Anderson Domokos Benczédi Josh Bernstein Dawn Black Bradly Brown JooYoung Choi Kevin Curry Lina Dib Nancy Douthey Amber Eagle Hillerbrand + Magsamen Donna Huanca Danny Kerschen El Franco Lee II Lynne McCabe Daniel McFarlane Cobra McVey Nick Meriwether Seth Mittag Shayne Murphy Jim Nolan Teresa O'Connor Emily Peacock David Politzer Anne J. Regan Stephanie Saint Sanchez Anthony Thompson Shumate Anthony Sonnenberg Patrick Turk David Waddell

Jeff Shore and Jon Fisher: Clockworks

McClain Gallery

November 10 through December 22, 2016

An exhibition of self-contained sculptural mechanisms by artists Jeff Shore and Jon Fisher. "These animated works subvert the traditional function of the clock mechanism, to keep real-time and in a related fashion, viewers reflect on the passage of time, the experience of moving images, and the present moment."

Kelli S. Kelley: Silhouettes

Koelsch Gallery

November 19 through December 22, 2016

Kelli S. Kelley on their work: "Through personal and universal icons my work explores multiple states of reality. Figures, animals, and objects appear in metaphorical narratives, which explore humankind’s connections and disconnections to one another and the natural world."

Contemporary Texas Regionalism: A Holiday Show

William Reaves Fine Art

December 2 through 23, 2016

A show featuring works by Randy Bacon (Albany), Mary Baxter (Marfa), David Caton (Utopia), Margie Crisp (Elgin), Keith Davis (Austin), Fidencio Duran (Austin), Pat Gabriel (Fort Worth), Billy Hassell (Fort Worth), Lee Jamison (Huntsville), Rob Kendrick (Austin), Laura Lewis (Mason), Robert McCoy (San Antonio), William Montgomery (Elgin), Noe Perez (Corpus Christi), Jeri Salter (Round Rock), Debbie Stevens (Cypress), and William Young (Palestine).


Inman Gallery

October 28 through December 30, 2016

An exhibition of works by Houston artist Jamal Cyrus. From the gallery: "Drawing on the languages of collage and assemblage, as well as the cultural politics embedded within Black American music, Cyrus’s work pursues sculpture as a series of metaphysical encounters."

The Butterfly Project

Holocaust Museum Houston

February 11 through December 31, 2016

An exhibition commemorating the 1.5 million children who died in the Holocaust.The show will feature a selection of butterflies created by children from across the world.

GENOCIDE: Man’s Inhumanity to Humankind

Holocaust Museum Houston

September 30 through December 31, 2016

A juried exhibition of works that explore the theme of genocide. The show is organized by the Holocaust Museum Houston’s changing exhibitions committee, including Gus Kopriva, owner of the Redbud Gallery in Houston, and Clint Willour, curator for the Galveston Arts Center.


Gallery Sonja Roesch

November 12 through December 31, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by Soledad Arias, August Muth, Ariane Roesch, Regine Schumann, and Myke Venable.

Pop Presence

Cindy Lisica Gallery

December 1 through 31, 2016

An exhibition highlighting contemporary art that is inspired by the images and ideas of Pop Art. The show features works by Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, and Roy Lichtenstein, alongside art by Jamie Earnest, Barbara Smith, Mao Li, PURE EVIL, and Travis K. Schwab.

All of the Above

Barbara Davis Gallery

November 18 through December 31, 2016

A show featuring new paintings by Michael Chow (Los Angeles) and Leslie Wilkes (Marfa), photography by Leigh Merrill (Dallas), sculpture by Nic Nicosia (Dallas) and Christy Karll (Houston) and installations by Yuriko Yamaguchi (Japan) and Andrea Bianconi (Italy).

Héctor Falcón


November 18 through December 31, 2016

A show of works by artist Héctor Falcón. The exhibition draws from ideas of Japanese philosophy and aesthetic concepts to explore the way we approach and perceive objects.

Helen Levitt: In the Street

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 13, 2016 through January 2, 2017

An exhibition of works by photographer Helen Levitt (1913–2009). Throughout her live, Levitt photographed the people and places in New York City, capturing simple activities that were a result of daily life. The show features photographs created from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Margaret Ann Withers: ADRIFT

Gspot Gallery

December 3, 2016 through January 3, 2017

An exhibition by Texas artist Margaret Ann Withers. The works in the show navigate "deeply personal and visionary scenarios informed by themes of alienation, isolation, and uncertainty offset by a wry sense of humor" that explores our existance in the 21st century.

Michael Horvath: The Fleet

Redbud Gallery

December 3, 2016 through January 3, 2017

An exhibition of works by Michael Horvath. In his practice, Horvath combines recycled materials with his interest in Texas history to create sculptures of ships.

Civic TV Laboratories - Grand Transubstantiation

Civic TV Laboratories

November 18, 2016 through January 6, 2017

The re-opening of Civic TV Laboratories (formally Civic TV Collective). With art by artists featured in the first edition of the HTX Artist Cookbook (a publication of Civic TV Laboratories & the Free International University - Texas): ebbflo, Lia Harithas, Luke Harnden, Meredith Jack, Emily Peacock, Jonathan Read, Patrick Renner, Alex Tu.

Kevin Link: Delta

BOX 13 ArtSpace

November 19, 2016 through January 7, 2017

An exhibition by Kevin Link that transforms BOX 13's window into a "brain entrainment device" that "attempts to bait the viewer to linger, gaze, and engage in a moment of meditation on the state of their own waking consciousness."


BOX 13 ArtSpace

November 19, 2016 through January 7, 2017

A collaborative exhibition by David Langston, Ian Richardson, and Dakota Roberson. The show documents and highlights Eastwood, a historic neighborhood in the East End area of Houston.

Guus Kemp: Texas Star

Zoya Tommy Contemporary

November 28, 2016 through January 7, 2017

An exhibition celebrating the life and work of the late Houston artist Guus Kemp. "Guus Kemp: Texas Star will showcase a stunning collection of the artist's last paintings, which reveal a maturity in his style of infusing energy and color to invigorate the viewer."

Darwin Arevalo: Masticar

Capitol Street Gallery

December 3, 2016 through January 7, 2017

A show of paintings and assemblages by Houston artist Darwin Arevalo. "The artworks presented in Masticar are products of Arevalo’s deeply exploratory and process driven art-making practice as Arevalo works with an array of found and repurposed material collected from Houston's East End neighborhood."

Pat Colville: Hardscapes

Moody Gallery

December 3, 2016 through January 7, 2017

A show of new paintings, drawings and sculpture by Pat Colville. The works in the exhibition "are personal perceptions and perspectives of invented landscapes. "

Picasso: The Line

Menil Collection

September 16, 2016 through January 8, 2017

An exhibition examining the line drawings of Cubist artist Pablo Picasso. Picasso The Line is curated by Carmen Giménez, guest curator, who was founding director of the Museo Picasso Málaga, and coordinated by David Breslin, John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation Chief Curator, Menil Drawing Institute, and Menil Associate Curator Clare Elliott.

Andy Warhol: Sunset

Menil Collection

August 19, 2016 through January 8, 2017

An screening featuring Sunset, an unfinished film by Andy Warhol. "Warhol began making the film in 1964 when the Menil Collection founders John and Dominique de Menil commissioned the artist to create a new film, one with spiritual significance. Warhol shot sunsets in San Francisco, East Hampton, and New York City, but never completed the project, stating, “I filmed so many sunsets for that project, but I never got one that satisfied me.”The film will be screened daily at 6 p.m.

Degas: A New Vision

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

October 16, 2016 through January 8, 2017

A survey of works by Impressionist artist Edgar Degas. The show is co-organized by the MFAH and the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia and explores the many facets of Degas' work—from his ballet dancers, to his bathers, to jockey imagery and more.

CraftTexas 2016

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

September 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017

A biennial juried exhibition featuring 53 works by 38 artists. This year's show was juried by Paul Sacaridiz, Executive Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts; Nicole Burisch, Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Glassell School of Art; and HCCC Texas Master, Sandie Zilker, Department Chair of Jewelry and Enamel and Three-Dimensional Design at the MFAH Glassell School of Art.

Beyond Bindings: The Book as Art

Galveston Arts Center

October 8, 2016 through January 8, 2017

A pop-up show featuring six artists and their interpretations on what it means to make a book. Artists include: Candace Hicks, Michelle Wilson, Dorothy Yule, Susan Porteous, Bonnie O’Connell, and Jennifer Khoshbin.

Rachel Gardner: Prey

Galveston Arts Center

November 26, 2016 through January 8, 2017

A show of works by Rachel Gardner. In this show, Gardner utilizes "sculpture and installation to explore the tenuous balance between nature and the modern world."

Prints and Plates

1600 Smith St.

September 21, 2016 through January 12, 2017

An exhibition featuring a selection of prints from Austin's Flatbed Press. Featuring works by Terry Allen, Dan Allison, Jeff Bernstein, John Robert Craft, Charles Criner, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Luis Jimenez, Jules Buck Jones, Sharon Kopriva, R.W. Kubach, Mary McCleary, Dan Rizzie, Armando Rodriguez, Camila Ruiz, Elizabeth Montgomery Shelton, Julie Speed, James Surls, Frank X Tolbert 2, Liz Ward and David J. Webb.

Melinda Patrick

SEAD Gallery

November 17, 2016 through January 14, 2017

A show of works by Houston artist Melinda Patrick. The artist on her work: "I am drawn to the images of the people and places in and around my native Texas. My work a snapshot of what I see and how I see the world around me."


Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

September 2, 2016 through January 15, 2017

An exhibition exploring the intersection of craft and food in contemporary culture. The show features works by Celia Butler, Kazuki Guzmán, Joshua Kosker, Aurélie Mathigot, Yuka Otani, and Rachel Shimpock and is organized by HCCC Curatorial Fellow, Sarah Darro.

Jennifer Ling Datchuk: Blackwork

Art League Houston

December 2, 2016 through January 15, 2017

An exhibition of works by San Antonio artist Jennifer Ling Datchuk. "Drawing on sources from both cultures, the work in this exhibition explores the tensions between cultural appropriation and appreciation, and challenge the racial and gendered politics usually associated with hair, and themes related to labor, power, and beauty."

Erin Stafford: Wanderlust

Art League Houston

December 2, 2016 through January 15, 2017

A show of works by Dallas artist Erin Stafford. "The exhibition features an installation of five identical View-Master stereoscopes, each revealing a uniquely layered three-dimensional photograph that the artist made using pre-existing View-Master imagery, which relate to themes of travel, religion, storybook narratives and culture."

Ayanna Jolivet McCloud: Score: Field Work

Art League Houston

December 2, 2016 through January 15, 2017

A site-specific installation by Houston artist Ayanna Jolivet McCloud. "Incorporating elements of sound, performance, writing and installation, the exhibition includes work by the artist, together with a selection of women artists, musicians, and performers, which question women's role in sound art, and explore the materiality of sound through a feminist perspective."

Russell Etchen: About ___ Rocks

Lawndale Art Center

February 27, 2016 through January 16, 2017

Etchen says the mural "represent[s] Us, You, Me. How so many of our lives have been distilled to one box or another. How individualism is an illusion. How we're parts of a bigger whole. How we've actually become digital heads-in-a-box-The Profile Picture. An avatar on screen. Floating EYES looking at everything."

The Surface of Things

Houston Center for Photography

November 18, 2016 through January 16, 2017

An exhibition featuring artists who "use the photogram as a starting point to pursue aesthetic and philosophical questions." Featuring works by Hernease Davis, Adam Fuss, Tere Garcia, Meggan Gould, Myra Greene, Farrah Karapetian, Aspen Mays, Brittany Nelson, Meghann Riepenhoff, Alison Rossiter, Eric Stewart, and Shimpei Takeda.


Art Car Museum

November 19, 2016 through January 29, 2017

The Art Car Museum's 1th Open Call exhibition. The show will feature works by 100 artists.

Aki Neumann: Paradise

Joybird Houston

December 3, 2016 through January 31, 2017

A show of works by Aki Neumann. "Neumann’s paintings on paper tell a narrative of idyllism and suspicion through stark forms and muted tones. Surreal landscapes and interiors ranging from white to tan to black, present a suspended and floating world."

Scott Gilbert: True Artist Tales

Galveston Artist Residency

November 26, 2016 through February 4, 2017

An exhibition of comics by artist Scott Gilbert. True Artist Tales began as a comic strip during the artist's MFA studies at the University of Houston in 1988. The comic initially was set among the artists in Houston, but then became increasingly personal and political throughout its twelve-year run. This show is curated by Robert Boyd.

Friendly Fire

Station Museum of Contemporary Art

November 5, 2016 through February 5, 2017

"Friendly Fire consists of spatial constructs and interior interventions by artists drawn from this community." Featuring works by: Regina Agu, Noah Edmundson, Robert Hodge, Jesse Lott, Gabriel Martinez, Lovie Olivia, Forrest Prince, and Kaneem Smith.

Round 45: Local Impact

Project Row Houses

October 22, 2016 through February 12, 2017

An exhibition highlighting seven artists that are deeply rooted in the Houston art community. Participating artists include Regina Agu, JooYoung Choi, Sally Glass, Jesse Lott + Ann Harithas, Tierney Malone, Harold Mendez, and Patrick Renner.

3DPRK: North Korean Portraits by Matjaž Tančič

Asia Society Texas Center

September 3, 2016 through February 26, 2017

An exhibition of photographs taken by Slovenian photographer Matjaž Tančič of citizens of Pyongyang. For the images in the show, Tančič used a 3D stereoscopic photographic technique that required each subject to stand motionless for minutes while multiple photographs captured different perspectives of his sitter.

The Jazz Church of Houston

Project Row Houses

November 6, 2016 through February 28, 2017

For his Project Row Houses residency, Houston artist and jazz historian Tierney Malone has created a mini-museum of Houston jazz and organized a series of performances in the space. Read more at

Trey Duvall: Loschmidt’s Column (The Reversibility Paradox)

Art League Houston

December 2, 2016 through March 11, 2017

A durational sculpture by Houston artist Trey Duvall. "The project explores the passage and blending of material states subjected to the manipulations and processes of entropic time. Comprised of a porcelain and steel sculptural intervention, the project focuses on irreversible material change and exchange based on specific conditions of a particular space in forward moving time."

Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast

Menil Collection

November 18, 2016 through March 12, 2017

Via the Menil's website: "This exhibition brings together a selection of California artists who emerged following the Second World War and took advantage of the region’s permissive atmosphere to help create a thriving new art scene. Artists like John Altoon, Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner, Jay DeFeo, George Herms, and Edward Kienholz were part of a “Beat” generation, whose social critiques would eventually be incorporated into the counterculture and social protest movements that shaped the second half of the 20th century."

Analia Saban

Blaffer Art Museum

September 24, 2016 through March 18, 2017

An exhibition of works by Argentinian artist Analia Saban. Inspired by art history, Saban creates paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs that look at new ways of interpreting the past.

Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused

Blaffer Art Museum

October 21, 2016 through March 18, 2017

A show of works by New York artist Blake Rayne. The show "highlights Rayne’s career from 2003 to the present, displaying a range of work in various media including painting, sculpture, printmaking, and installation."

Jesse Lott

Mystic Lyon

October 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017

An exhibition of works by Houston artist Jesse Lott. Lott is influenced by the aesthetic of “Urban Frontier Art,” which involves the recycling of discarded material into art. This is Mystic Lyon's first show and will be presented in the space's window.

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