May 29 - July 4, 2015
May 29 - July 4, 2015
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/23/southern-myths/ 04-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 04-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Southern Myths Southern Myths 6–9 pm 301 East 11 Street, Houston, TX 77008 G Gallery
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/23/dan-havel-drawing-assumptions/ 04-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 04-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Dan Havel: Drawing Assumptions Dan Havel: Drawing Assumptions 6–9 pm 303 East 11th Street, Houston, TX 77008 Redbud Gallery
Lawndale Art Center
12–12 amAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/29/the-big-show-2015/ 10-07-2015 12:01:00 AM 08-08-2015 12:01:00 AM 11 The Big Show 2015 The Big Show 2015 12–12 am 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Lawndale Art Center
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
5:30–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/25/crafting-a-continuum-rethinking-contemporary-craft/ 10-07-2015 05:30:00 PM 10-07-2015 08:00:00 PM 11 Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft 5:30–8 pm 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/29/kenny-lantz-human-wishes/ 10-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 10-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Kenny Lantz: Human Wishes Kenny Lantz: Human Wishes 6–9 pm 1707 Waugh, Houston, Texas 77006 Mariago Collective
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/29/printers-of-tomorrow/ 10-07-2015 06:00:00 PM 10-07-2015 09:00:00 PM 11 Printers of Tomorrow Printers of Tomorrow 6–9 pm 1208 West Gray Street, Houston, TX 77019 BLUEorange Contemporary
7–10 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/06/29/summer-party-too/ 10-07-2015 07:00:00 PM 10-07-2015 10:00:00 PM 11 Summer Party Too Summer Party Too 7–10 pm 3508 Lake St, Houston, TX 77098 Hello Project
April 23 through July 1, 2015
Last Chance - June 11 through July 2, 2015
An exhibition featuring works by Texas painters Randy Bacon, Mary Baxter, David Caton, Margie Crisp, Keith Davis, Charles Ford, Pat Gabriel, Billy Hassell, Lee Jamison, Rob Kendrick, Laura Lewis, William Montgomery, Noe Perez, Jeri Salter, and Debbie Stevens.
Last Chance - May 12 through July 3, 2015
A group exhibition featuring artists Esvin Alarcón Lam, Ricardo Alcaide, Darío Escobar, Gianfranco Foschino, Juan Fernando Herrán, Harold Mendez, Gabriel de la Mora, Ronny Quevedo, and Ana Maria Tavares. Líneas de la mano (lines of the hand, lifelines) takes as its premise the idea that geometries connect our lives.
Last Chance - May 22 through July 3, 2015
An exhibition of new works from artist team Shane Allbritton and Peter Bernick-Allbritton that features freestanding wooden zoetrope sculptures, assemblages and collages.
Last Chance - March 13 through July 4, 2015
The Printing Museum and AIGA Houston present this showcase for the best of Houston-made design, juried by Matteo Bologna (founder and principal of Mucca Design, New York City), Ellen Lupton (Author and educator, Baltimore) and Claudia De Almedia (Designer and lecturer, San Francisco).
Last Chance - May 29 through July 4, 2015
An exhibition of new work by Michael Jones McKean–assembled sculptures and wall-works in unexpected configurations.
Last Chance - April 4 through July 5, 2015
An exhibition celebrating the gift to the MFAH of more than 400 photographs from the collection of Houston-based landscape and portrait photographer Michael Marvins and his wife, Michele. The show features 60 works, including photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Ansel Adams, and many others.
Last Chance - April 25 through July 5, 2015
A retrospective exhibition featuring 75 works by artist George Rodrigue (1944-2013), including the artist’s dark Louisiana Landscapes, Cajun scenes, iconic “Blue Dog” paintings, and twenty works never seen publicly from the private collection of long-time friend and collector, Don Sanders.
Last Chance - May 8 through July 5, 2015
An exhibition of Amy Elkins’ series capturing the experiences, objects, correspondences, and recollections of death row inmates.
Last Chance - June 6 through July 8, 2015
The group exhibition of print works by Archway artists Barbara Able, Joel Anderson, Andre and Virginia Bally, Christie Coker, Kevin Cromwell, Mary Lee Gray, Paula J. Haymond, Tom Irven, Harold Joiner, Anita Nelson, donna e perkins, Shirl Riccetti, Peggy Sexton, Liz Conces Spencer, Cookie Wells, and Andrea Wilkinson. Part of PrintHouston 2015.
June 5 through July 10, 2015
An exhibition featuring a juried selection of student work from all departments of the Glassell.
March 7 through July 12, 2015
"For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979" examines an important and often overlooked period for photography and contemporary art in Japan. This show features more than 250 works–photographs, photo books, paintings, sculpture, and film-based installations–many of them never before seen in the U.S.
January 24 through July 16, 2015
The first U.S. museum survey of sculptures, paintings, and kinetic works created over the past half century by Greek artist Takis–a self-described “instinctive scientist” whom Duchamp dubbed “the happy ploughman of magnetic field.”
June 26 through July 18, 2015
Three exhibitions highlighting the diverse range of media and techniques practiced by students and faculty at the Art League School.
March 27 through July 19, 2015
An exhibition exploring recurring issues of immigration, border relations, and labor practices, featuring the work of six contemporary artists, Andrea Bowers, Margarita Cabrera, Blane De St. Croix, Tony de los Reyes, Zhi Lin, and Hung Liu.
April 16 through July 19, 2015
An exhibition of American art from the first decades of the 20th century, including works on paper by Oscar Bluemner, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Georgia O’Keeffe, Joseph Stella, Helen Torr, and Max Weber, as well as sculptures by Dorothy Austin and William Zorach.
May 2 through July 19, 2015
A group exhibition– the 9th biennial youth art exhibition organized by CAMH's Teen Council–featuring work by 48 Houston-area teen artists in a variety of media focusing on marginalization and its personal, political, and social manifestations.
June 6 through July 25, 2015
An exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Houston-based artist Kelli Vance that continue her investigations of sexuality, anxiety, and identity. This body of photo-realistic paintings create ambiguous narratives which elude to sexual fetishes or abduction, bondage or violence.
June 20 through July 25, 2015
A group exhibition contrasting figurative paintings with abstract or semi-abstract sculptures. Includes work by artists Dylan Connor, Tommy Gregory, Roberta Harris, Alex Larsen, Ken Mazzu, David Medina, Jesus Morales, Steve Murphy, George Schroeder, Hana Shoup, and Kelli Vance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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