The Big Show
Lawndale Art Center
July 22 - August 27, 2016
Lawndale Art Center
July 22 - August 27, 2016
University of Houston School of Art
5–9 pmJuly 23, 2016 | 5–9 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/07/14/summersessions/ 23-07-2016 05:00:00 PM 23-07-2016 09:00:00 PM 11 SUMMERSESSIONS SUMMERSESSIONS 5–9 pm School of Art, Houston, Texas 77004 University of Houston School of Art
12–8 pmThe 20th annual QFest. The festival is a sponsored project of The Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) and features multiple films and events by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community. For the festival's full schedule, go <a href="http://www.q-fest.com/" target="_blank">here</a>. July 24, 2016 | 12–8 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/07/14/qfest-2016/ 24-07-2016 12:00:00 PM 24-07-2016 08:00:00 PM 11 QFest 2016 QFest 2016 12–8 pm , , Various Venues
7–9 pmThe 20th annual QFest. The festival is a sponsored project of The Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) and features multiple films and events by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community. For the festival's full schedule, go <a href="http://www.q-fest.com/" target="_blank">here</a>. July 25, 2016 | 7–9 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/07/14/qfest-2016/ 25-07-2016 07:00:00 PM 25-07-2016 09:00:00 PM 11 QFest 2016 QFest 2016 7–9 pm , , Various Venues
Blaffer Art Museum
12–1 pm"British video artist Hilary Lloyd, a 2011 Turner Prize finalist, mines visual poetry from staggered narrative fragments and abstract retinal sensations. She'll present a new body of work in her first U.S. museum exhibition." July 27, 2016 | 12–1 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/05/24/hilary-lloyd/ 27-07-2016 12:00:00 PM 27-07-2016 01:00:00 PM 11 Hilary Lloyd Hilary Lloyd 12–1 pm 120 University of Houston Fine Arts Building, Houston, TX 77204-4018 Blaffer Art Museum
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH
6:30–8 pm"Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create a visual roller coaster ride. <em>Gratest Hits</em> presents the deep wisdom and humor of three decades of work while ultimately revealing the true achievement of an artist who has produced many highly praised works and had an active career despite remaining barely visible at the museum level." July 28, 2016 | 6:30–8 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/12/30/mark-flood-gratest-hits/ 28-07-2016 06:30:00 PM 28-07-2016 08:00:00 PM 11 Mark Flood: Gratest Hits Mark Flood: Gratest Hits 6:30–8 pm 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH
The Silos on Sawyer
5–9 pmJuly 29, 2016 | 5–9 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/07/19/summer-series-at-the-silos/ 29-07-2016 05:00:00 PM 29-07-2016 09:00:00 PM 11 Summer Series at the Silos Summer Series at the Silos 5–9 pm 1502 Sawyer St, Houston, Texas 77007 The Silos on Sawyer
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
7–9 pmA program of films celebrating actress Olivia de Havilland's 100th birthday. July 29, 2016 | 7–9 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/06/21/olivia-de-havilland-centennial-tribute/ 29-07-2016 07:00:00 PM 29-07-2016 09:00:00 PM 11 Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute 7–9 pm 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
Houston Center for Photography
11 am – 3 pmHCP's annual juried membership exhibition. This year's show features 40 artists and was juried by Yasufumi Nakamori, Department Head and Curator of Photography and New Media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and former Associate Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. July 30, 2016 | 11 am – 3 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/07/14/2016-juried-membership-exhibition/ 30-07-2016 11:00:00 AM 30-07-2016 03:00:00 PM 11 2016 Juried Membership Exhibition 2016 Juried Membership Exhibition 11 am – 3 pm 1441 West Alabama Street, Houston, TX 77006 Houston Center for Photography
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
7–9 pmA program of films celebrating actress Olivia de Havilland's 100th birthday. July 30, 2016 | 7–9 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/06/21/olivia-de-havilland-centennial-tribute/ 30-07-2016 07:00:00 PM 30-07-2016 09:00:00 PM 11 Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute 7–9 pm 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
7–9 pmA program of films celebrating actress Olivia de Havilland's 100th birthday. August 6, 2016 | 7–9 pm Add to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2016/06/21/olivia-de-havilland-centennial-tribute/ 06-08-2016 07:00:00 PM 06-08-2016 09:00:00 PM 11 Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute 7–9 pm 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
Last Chance - July 2 through 26, 2016
An exhibition of works by self-taught Kentucky-based artist Bruce New. The works in the show are collages that reference the artist's "deep and personal vocabulary of symbolic imagery." This show is presented in Collaboration with Jay Wehnert and Intuitive Eye.
Last Chance - July 21 through 26, 2016
The 20th annual QFest. The festival is a sponsored project of The Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) and features multiple films and events by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community. For the festival's full schedule, go here.
Last Chance - June 18 through July 29, 2016
Three new exhibitions at Houston's Art Car Museum:To Inhabit, an exhibition of videos and photos by Houston artist Mark Chen. The show focuses on the impact of fossil fuel-induced climate change.Lowriders of Corpus Christi, an exhibition of photographs by Irvin Tepper.Art Car World, a show of photographs by Tom Massimin.
Last Chance - June 11 through July 31, 2016
"POLL(ITICS) 2016 / THE DOCUMENTARY exhibits artists using their voice through photography, video, painting, and print. The exhibition will also feature "the wall of memorabilia", complete with official exhibition documentation. Memorabilia will include countless opinions on the candidates and issues in today’s climate; spanning from Black Lives Matter to ISIS." Featured artists include: Kevin Bradley, Tom Hück, Phillip Kremer, David Krueger, Armita Pebdani, and SABO.
July 9 through August 4, 2016
An exhibition of works by Leslie Fenn that examine the transformation of Cottage Grove, a Houston neighborhood near White Oak Bayou. In her images, Fenn captures " feelings of loss and the remorseless eradication of a long time community."
June 10 through August 6, 2016
"Sheila Pepe’s exhibition in Houston is a commissioned installation that serves as an open meeting space and platform for several events, including a video installation by current MFAH Core Fellow Sondra Perry. With an interest in carving out space within solo exhibitions for young artists, Pepe invited Perry, working in video and performance, to respond to her augmented reinstallation of Put me down Gently, 2015."
April 30 through August 7, 2016
"Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create a visual roller coaster ride. Gratest Hits presents the deep wisdom and humor of three decades of work while ultimately revealing the true achievement of an artist who has produced many highly praised works and had an active career despite remaining barely visible at the museum level."
June 2 through August 11, 2016
An exhibition juried by Daniel Fuller, Curator of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Artists in the show include Paul Atwell, Scott Bruno, Helena Gijsbers van Wijk, Cynthia Giron, Douglas Hiser, Rebecca J. Hopp, Beth LeBlanc, and Ricardo J. Rivera.
July 1 through August 13, 2016
A program of films celebrating actress Olivia de Havilland's 100th birthday.
July 9 through August 13, 2016
An exhibition of works by Nigerian artist Kingsley Onyeiwu. The works in the show explore the concept of how portraiture can communicate cultural identity to a broad audience.
July 8 through August 13, 2016
An exhibition of works by Austin-based artist Rebecca Marino. The works in the show are inspired by “a found document compiled to prove the existence and legitimacy of unidentified flying objects” and attempt to “play with the idea of proof and to question personal thresholds of belief.”
April 17 through August 14, 2016
An exhibition featuring 45 paintings by Franz X. Winterhalter, and artist renowned for his portraits of 19th-century European royalty.
July 11 through August 14, 2016
An exhibition of works by McAllen-based artist Carl Vestweber. The show is composed of collages combining images from Cat Fancy magazine and People Magazine.
June 18 through August 16, 2016
An exhibition of works from the museum's permanent collection.
July 16 through August 19, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by graduate students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The show is curated by Michael Villarreal and features works by:Joyce Bingeman Amanda Breitbach Larry Buller Patricia Davis Meryl Engler Stuart Gair Bob Hall Bryon Hartley Kendall H Johnson Qwist Joseph Shalya Marsh Emily Reason Erin Schoenbeck Michael Villarreal Stephanie Wright Rana Young
July 9 through August 20, 2016
Two exhibitions featuring the work of Mary Bucci McCoy and Aimée Terburg. McCoy's works in inspired by her background in ceramic sculptural work, and Terburg creates paintings on polyester that contemplate the nature of abstract painting.
July 8 through August 20, 2016
An exhibition organized by Dana Frankfort and Gael Stack and featuring works by Charis Ammon, Patricia Gonzalez, Spencer Harris, Vera Iliatova, Tracey Keller, Melinda Laszczynski, Trevon Latin, Joshua Litos, Lisa Ludwig, Cat McCaully, Jordan McGroary, Aranxa Ortega, James Radcliffe, Richard Ryan, Henry Sekimotto, and Kelli Vance.
July 9 through August 20, 2016
An exhibition comprised of a selection of works from the archives of William John Kennedy, Jonas Mekas and Suzanne Paul. Via the gallery: "The photographs in this exhibition provide an uncharacteristic glance through the lens of some of the artists who helped establish film and photography as fine art in late twentieth century."
July 21 through August 20, 2016
An exhibition exploring the qualities of 3D forms. Featuring works by Rebecca Braziel, Rix Jennings, Fari Rahimi, Samara Rosen, Shelley Scott, and Delaney Smith.Also on view will be a selection of works on paper by Houston artist Don Glentzer.
April 23 through August 21, 2016
An exhibition by Yuriko Yamaguchi. In her work, Yamaguchi uses "materials such as resins, wire, and LED lights to create large-scale abstract sculptures that resonate uniquely in the spaces in which they are installed. Her spontaneous responses to architectural structures introduce a tension between the built environment and our lived experience of such spaces, emphasizing movement, color, and the play of light, which alters as the day progresses."
June 18 through August 25, 2016
An exhibition that aims to provide "insights into Saudi culture through the creativity and vision of some the most influential Saudi artists of the 21st century, alongside younger voices from the fields of art, comedy and film. Parallel Kingdom seeks to use a visual language and the first hand accounts of Saudi artists, to lay a new foundation for discourse and understanding of Saudi society, culture and politics."
May 27 through August 27, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by seven artists who began their residencies at HCC in 2014. Artists in the show include: Clara Hoag, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal Lodge, Sarah Mizer, Alexis Myre, Collette Spears, and Rena Wood.
July 15 through August 27, 2016
An exhibition curated by Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston and featuring works by:Samuel T. Adams (Brooklyn) Yevgeniya Baras (New York,) Michael Berryhill (Brooklyn) Samantha Bittmna (Chicago) Peter Davies (London) Britta Deardorff (New York City) Mark Delong (Vancouver) Austin Eddy (Brooklyn) Benjamin Edmiston (Brooklyn) Amy Feldman (Brooklyn) Joseph Hart (Brooklyn) Denise Kupferschmidt (Brooklyn) Liz Nielsen (Brooklyn) Margaux Ogden (Brooklyn) Matt Phillips (Brooklyn) Chuck Webster (Brooklyn)
July 22 through August 27, 2016
Lawndale's annual open-call juried show. This year's jurors were Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of ART21 in New York, and Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Berkeley Art Museum. Participating artists include:Fariba Abedin, Isela Aguirre, Ann Albritton, Ariana Andrei, Daniela Antelo in collaboration with Clay Zaplac, Alphonse Argieard, Chris Bakay, Steven Baptiste, Amaechina Blot, Maria T. Bodelon-Nelson, Tania Botelho, Celan Bouillet, Allen Bourne, Susan Budge, Carolina Buitrago, Erick Calderon, Carlos Canul, Jorge Canul, Tracy Carlson, Mary H. Case, Lindy Chambers, Michelle Chen-Dubose, Peter Chok, Lim Chung, Dominic Clay, Angela Corson, Shannon Crider, Jessica Crowl, Marky Dewhirst, William Dixon, Adrienne Duncan, Roslyn M. Dupre', Noah Edmundson, Kwanzaa Edwards, Karen Eisele, Tatiana Escallon, Diane Fraser, Gao Hang, Yvonne Gerych, Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola, David P. Gray, Wanda Harding, Nina Hays, Marcos Hernandez, Jimmy Hines, Rhonda Holleman, Hedwige Jacobs, Christy Karll, James Kerley, Hogan Kimbrell, Iva Kinnaird, Koerie, Joan Laughlin, Maureen Lax, Beth LeBlanc, Patti Lennon, Marie Leterme, Denise Liebl, Lulu Lin, Wyatt Little, D.W. Longtin, Max Manning, Colleen Maynard, Kelly O'Brien, Aranxa Ortega, John Oualline, Quentin Pace, Annette Palmer, Page Piland, Chasity Porter, Alejandro Rosas, Penelope Ross, Robert Ruello, Ann Randolph Sandberg, Rajab Sayed, A. M. Schaer, Mireille Schellhorn, Wade Schmitz, Cassie Skelly, Megan Spacek, Stacy Anne Tracy, Rosa Valdovinos, Justin Varner, Katya Vassilyeva, Elise Weber, William Witte and Adrienne Wong
June 11 through August 31, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by the Panik Collective, "a team of credentialed painters, sculptors, musicians, mathematicians & curators dividing time among multiple exhibition projects and public actions." The show is curated by Matt Kennedy. p
July 22 through September 2, 2016
From the artist: "The work of Brett Hollis is a scientific paradox, where irreverent narratives play out to reveal unexpected concepts. Throughout his pieces, Hollis mainly explores isolation through technology and misguided sentiments about art and culture"
June 4 through September 3, 2016
An exhibition centered around the Centennial Anniversary of America’s National Park Service. The show highlights Mark Burns' images of America's national parks.
July 9 through September 3, 2016
An exhibition of works from the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art. Works from the collection were previously shown at the Wichita Art Museum, California African American Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum, the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. This selection is curated by Danielle Burns Wilson.
July 23 through September 3, 2016
From the artist:"Everyday hopes and dreams, the hustle of the scene, screams and schemes. All that glitters always within reach. Who couldn't use a little help or a big help to keep it all together. That's where The DeLuxe Candle of the Seven Stars comes in. Lay your troubles to rest and hedge those bets. Seven relatable dilemmas solved just for you! All you gotta do is believe"
July 23 through September 3, 2016
An exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist AM DeBrincat. The show is comprised of four prints that merge historical portrait photography with botanical images appropriated from Google image search to create pseudo-recognizable figures that seem to come from a fantasy world.
July 22 through September 4, 2016
HCP's annual juried membership exhibition. This year's show features 40 artists and was juried by Yasufumi Nakamori, Department Head and Curator of Photography and New Media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and former Associate Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
July 14 through September 8, 2016
An exhibition examining 30 years of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and prints by artist Antonio Lizárraga. Throughout his career, Lizárraga was influenced by poetry, and illustration. He is regarded in Brazil for his contributions to art and design history.
June 3 through September 10, 2016
"British video artist Hilary Lloyd, a 2011 Turner Prize finalist, mines visual poetry from staggered narrative fragments and abstract retinal sensations. She'll present a new body of work in her first U.S. museum exhibition."
June 18 through September 11, 2016
An exhibition exploring "photography's ability to both stop time in an instant and to capture its extended duration." The show features nearly 50 photographs by artists such as Harry Callahan, Harold Edgerton, Étienne-Jules Marey, Duane Michals, Eadweard Muybridge, Nicholas Nixon, Aaron Siskind, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and more.
April 20 through September 12, 2016
An exhibition curated by Sally Reynolds and featuring works by David Aylsworth, Amanda Michelle Barry, Andrea Bianconi, Carlos Canul, Felipe Contreras, Matthew Craven, Shala de David, Esther Delaquis-Baidoo, Clark Derbes, Joey Fauerso, Rachel Gardner, Marcos Hernandez, Bradley Kerl, Bill Meek, Seth Miller, Hans Molzberger, Kelly O’Connor, Beth Secor, Joel Stanulonis, Brad Tucker and Bill Willis.
June 12 through September 18, 2016
An exhibition featuring two installations by artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition brings two of the artist’s signature infinity rooms—Aftermath of the Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Love Is Calling (2013)—to Texas for the first time.
June 17 through September 18, 2016
For this exhibition, artist Jae Ko has created a site-specific installation titled flow 流. The work consists of a room-sized sculptural relief constructed from nearly one ton of recycled commercial adding machine paper.
January 24 through September 25, 2016
An exhibition featuring 47 works by African American artists. The show includes works by regional and international artists, including Trenton Doyle Hancock, Robert Pruitt, Kara Walker, Mequitta Ahuja, and others.
July 12 through September 29, 2016
An exhibition featuring fashion designs by HCC students that were inspired by the MFAH exhibition Sculpted in Steel. Participating artists include Criseyda Arriaza, Kitty Dupas, Bridget Fizer, Alan Gonzalez, Maria Hammond, Luisa Nadarajah, Silvia Otaola and Teresa Rangel.
June 3 through October 1, 2016
"Although New York-based artist Matthew Ronay has a form of color blindness, his handcrafted wood sculptures, installations and reliefs combine vivid hues from across the spectrum that seem to vibrate and hum. This is the first major U.S. presentation of his work."
July 14 through October 15, 2016
An exhibition harkening back to the CAMH's first exhibition titled This Is Contemporary Art. "The exhibition will use the 1948 show as a model for a look back at a time when Houston and the Houston art world were in transition from regional to national – even international – significance."
June 10 through October 16, 2016
An exhibition of works from the collection of Stephanie and John Smither. The artists in the collection often worked without gallery or museum aspirations and were largely self-trained. The show features work by Thornton Dial, Oscar Hadwiger, Sister Gertrude Morgan, and Carlo Zinelli, among others.
June 25 through October 23, 2016
An exhibition featuring approximately 40 works showcasing the influence of “the East” on Western artists and designers in the late 19th and the 20th century. The decorative arts on view in this show include ceramics, shawls, silverware, and furniture.
June 18 through December 16, 2016
An exhibition focusing on the history of light.
February 27, 2016 through January 16, 2017
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