Blaffer Art Museum


120 University of Houston Fine Arts Building

Houston, TX 77204-4018

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Jodie Mack

Blaffer Art Museum

April 24, 2014

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

36th UH School of Art Master of Fine Art Thesis Exhibition

Blaffer Art Museum

April 4 - 19, 2014

The 2014 Master of Fine Arts candidates are - drumroll- Jose Baez Franceschi, Aaron Bielish, Carlos Corona, Jessica Crute, Brenda Cruz, Jamie Davis, Lauren Moya Ford, John Forse, Betsy Huete, Bradley Kerl, Kyle Earl McAvoy, Linh O'Briant, Tom So, Jeremy Underwood, Joshua Ward, Arnea Williams, Rhonda Wolverton, and Amy Beth Wright!   


Blaffer Art Museum

January 16 - May 10, 2014

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 at Blaffer, where they will think about how views on language can help rearticulate expereince.There will be books for sale from independent presses and DIY endeavors throughout the U.S. and Latin America focusing on writing by women, people of color, queer communities, and others.  


Ephemera from Failed Loves

The Blaffer Art Museum presents Ephemera from Failed Loves, a project first conceptualized in Croatia by artists Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic after the couple […]

2011 Masters Thesis Exhibition

The Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston brings forth another round of MFA candidates for their 2011 Masters Thesis Exhibition. This year you’ll […]

Elaine Bradford: The Sidereal

In spring 2011, Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston will debut a new exhibition series, Window into Houston, at 110 Milam Street in […]

Gabriel Kuri / Amy Patton

The Blaffer Art Museum brings forth two major exhibitions featuring Gabriel Kuri and Amy Patton. Both exhibitions are the the first solo exhibitions of each […]

Three FREE events at Blaffer!!!

The Blaffer Art Museum gears up for three new exciting events this weekend! KDNY Dance Company presents a preview performance and discussion of Navigating the […]

Red Block Bash

Check out what’s going on at The Red Block Bash, a University of Houston Arts open house taking place at UH Arts Quadrangle and the […]


Tomás Saraceno‘s first large-scale museum exhibition in the US takes place at the Blaffer Gallery! Lighter than Air showcases twenty installations, sculptures and photographs made […]

School of Art Annual Student Exhibition

In the past, the Blaffer seemed like it would like nothing better than to find itself in a stand-alone space, entirely divorced from its association […]

Josephine Meckseper

"Meckseper‘s work engages leftist theories and politics in a consumerist reality. Specifically, she examines the semantics of media propaganda as well as capitalist sales and […]

Jon Pylypchuk

"A contemporary fabulist, Pylypchuk draws upon the animal world to create heart wrenching stories of attraction and repulsion, love and loss, pleasure and pain, triumph […]

Existed: Leonardo Drew

Blaffer is hosting San Antonio/Brooklyn-based artist Leonardo Drew’s first mid-career survey in the U.S., and it’s not to be missed! You may have seen Drew’s […]

Electric Mud

Guest-curated by David Pagel, art critic for the Los Angeles Times and Associate Professor of Art Theory and History at Claremont Graduate University, Electric Mud […]

Texas Oil: Landscape of an Industry

The University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston and Buffalo Bayou Partnership […]

2008 School of Art Annual Student Exhibition

It’s that time again! Check out the work of senior BFA and non-graduating MFA students majoring in graphic communications, interior design, painting, photography/digital media, printmaking, […]

Damaged Romanticism

The pathetic aesthetic returns? Former Blaffer director Terrie Sultan, critic David Pagel and critical theorist Colin Gardner use the work of fifteen contemporary artists to […]

Celebutants, Groupies, and Friends

Celebutants, Groupies, and Friends: A Photographic Legacy from the Andy Warhol Foundation showcases a selection of Warhol’s personal photographs recently donated to the University of […]

2008 Houston Area Exhibition

Held every four years, this installment of the Houston Area Exhibit features emerging and established local talent  including Seth Alverson, William Betts, Sasha Dela, Jonathan […]

Chantal Akerman: Moving Through Time and Space

Chantal Akerman has turned her moody documentary lens on subjects as diverse as post-communist Russia, illegal immigrants crossing the Arizona border and Jasper, Texas, the […]

Amy Sillman: Suitors and Strangers

Organized by Claudia Schmuckli, this comprehensive exhibit is presented as a collaboration between curator and artist. Schmuckli seeks to establish a dialogue among key paintings […]

Jean Luc Mylayne

Mylayne has traveled nomadically in search of his subjects

Miguel Angel Rios: Aqui

If you have not seen Rios' piece in the Halle Collection at the MFAH, now is the time!

2007 School of Art: Masters Thesis Exhibition

All the students are out!! Graduating in photography and digital media are: Laura Bennett, Shannon Duncan, Brian Piana and Joe Winston. Sculpture graduates are: Jan […]

One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now

Curated by a national, three-person team: Susette S. Min, former curator at the Drawing Center and now Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies and Art History […]