Blaffer Art Museum


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Houston, TX 77204-4018

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Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler: Sound Speed Marker

Blaffer Art Museum

May 29 - 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.

Henning Bohl with Sergei Tcherepnin: Early Awnings

Blaffer Art Museum

May 29 - September 5, 2015

An exhibition featuring an immersive installation of sculptures, drawings, and sound by German artist Henning Bohl and American artist Sergei Tcherepnin.


Jon Jost: Coming to Terms

Independent filmmaker Jon Jost presents his latest feature film, Coming to Terms in which an aging patriarch (played by filmmaker James Benning) summons his estranged […]

UH School of Art Annual Student Exhibition

The annual spring exhibition introducing Houston audiences to the work of University of Houston School of Art undergraduate seniors and first- and second-year graduate students.

Armand Morin

A free talk by Brussels-based artist Armand Morin, a resident with Fieldwork: Marfa. Morin’s sculptural and video-based works deals with the world of leisure as […]

Janet Biggs: Echo of the Unknown

Drawing from the effects of Alzheimer’s on her family members, artist Janet Biggs’ installations combine video, sound, and objects to explore the role of memory […]

Mel Chin: Rematch (Blaffer Art Museum)

Part of the expansive, multi-venue survey of artist Mel Chin, the Blaffer presents 31 works, including documentation of numerous projects, selections from Chin’s Erased Currency […]

Miguel Amat: Dark Pool Knight Vision

The first solo museum exhibition by Venezuelan artist and former Core Fellow Miguel Amat investigates the interdependence between militaries and the financial industry in relation […]

Jodie Mack: Fabri-Flickers

Blaffer On Screen continues its fall series with “Fabri-Flickers,” a selection of films by experimental animator Jodie Mack. Mack will show a selection of her […]

Buildering: Misbehaving the City

A traveling group exhibition exploring the creative misuse of built structures, suggesting the possibility of alternative forms of engagement, both physical and psychological— “parkour turned […]

Candice Breitz: The Woods

Three video installations by the South African artist that examine the world of child performers. Before there was Lindsey Lohan, tabloid cash cow, there was […]

Francesca DiMattio: Housewares

DiMattio is known for her iconoclastic personal style and her keen instinct for materials, particuarly domestic goods (her last show at her gallery was titled […]

Autumn Knight: El Diablo y Cristo Negro

A series of short scenes influenced by the Black Christ Festival held annually in Portobelo, Panama. Using video and performance, Senalka McDonald performs dialogue on […]

Jodie Mack

Experimental animator Mack’s work combines the delicate feel of handicraft with the drama and propulsion of big-time cinema.


Antena is a language experimentation collaborative founded by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both of whom are writers and artists. Antena will be in residence […]

Anton Ginzburg: Terra Corpus

For his museum debut in the United States, Ginzburg will present At the Back of the North Wind and Walking the Sea, part one and […]

Dan Price: Eating Well/Eating Poorly

Price teaches in the Honors College, and has published on aesthetics, critical theory and postmodern philosophy. He recently published a monograph on the philosophical grounding […]

Zineb Sedira: a conversation

Zineb Sedira in conversation with Ranjana Khanna, Margaret Taylor Smith – Director of Women’s Studies, and Professor, English Literature and Women’s Studies at Duke University. […]

Fallen Fruit

Meet up at the Blaffer Gallery for happy hour with two members from the LA-based collective, Fallen Fruit, David Burns and Austin Young. They will […]

Lynne McCabe: Vexations in the Kitchen

Watch a live broadcast of Vexations in the Kitchen, a work exploring the gendered dynamics of durational performance and hospitality when performed over years and […]

On Screen at the Blaffer: Michael Robinson

This edition of On Screen @ Blaffer focuses on video artist Michael Robinson through a series of shorts he created between 2006-2011. Robinison is one […]

Spit My Story: Solo Performance and Reception

Blaffer Art Museum is pleased to present Taïgue Ahmed: Spit My Story. The residency, curated by Solkem N’Gangbet, includes school outreach events and master classes with […]

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art

A scholarly survey of hospitality and food service as artforms, beginning with the Futurist Cookbook and proceeding to today’s relational aesthetics, with a slew or […]

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