Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002


The Unsung Masters

Lawndale Art Center

April 26, 2018 | 6:30–8 pm

An event celebrating the "most recent publication of The Unsung Masters Series: Adelaide Crapsey: On the Life and Work of an American Master. The evening will include a discussion by Roberto Tejada about Mexican pop aesthetics in art and poetry, as well as a book discussion with poets and editors Jenny Molberg and Christian Bancroft."

2018 Core Exhibition

Lawndale Art Center

April 19 - May 12, 2018

"The 2018 Core Exhibition features work by MFAH Core program artists-in-residence Maria Bang Espersen, Shana Hoehn, Devin Kenny, Yue Nakayama, Felipe Steinberg, Elizabeth Webb, and Peng Zuqiang. Core critics-in-residence Kate Green, Ruslana Lichtzier, and Laura A. L. Wellen contribute essays based on their independent research to the publication Core 2018, issued in conjunction with the exhibition."

They, Who Sound

Lawndale Art Center

February 5 - May 28, 2018

They, Who Sound is a weekly experimental sound/music series co-presented by Lawndale Art Center and Nameless Sound.


Michelle Matthews: Sculpted

“Using traditional methods such as a hand formed clay coils and carving techniques, ceramic artist Michelle Matthews constructs intuitive forms that balance formal integrity and...

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Meredith Butch Jack: Playing in the Sandbox Too

“In his site-specific installations, Meredith “Butch” Jack constructs structural and sculptural vignettes from common materials. Playing in the Sandbox Too highlights the alternate use of those daily materials...

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30th Annual Día de los Muertos

An event celebrating Día de los Muertos. In addition to films and community programs, the show will feature retablos designed by local artists.

Lynn Randolph: Between Worlds

“Between Worlds responds to Lynn Randolph’s ongoing work with palliative care patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Comprised of approximately twenty drawings, these painstakingly rendered...

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Katherine Trimble: Touch Box

Touch Box is an immersive site-specific installation by Houston artist and musician Katherine Trimble.

Sterling Allen: Backdrop & Blocker

“In this solo presentation by Sterling Allen, the Austin-based artist creates a site-specific sculpture-based installation that activates sight lines, architectural relationships, hanging conventions, and spatial...

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whole wide water

“whole wide water is an ongoing collaboration between writer Lindsay Kayser and multidisciplinary artist Anthony Barilla. whole wide water encompasses a variety of projects, transmitted...

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The Big Show

It’s that time again: Lawndale’s Big Show is back! This year’s iteration, which features nearly 200 works, was juried by Toby Kamps. Artists in the show...

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Nick Barbee: Marfacello (JefferJudd)

An exhibition of works by Galveston-based artist Nick Barbee. Using Thomas Jefferson and Donald Judd as starting points, this show explores space, memory, history, and landscape.

2017 Artist Studio Program

An exhibition featuring works made by Lawndale’s 2017 resident artists Melinda Laszczynski, Randi Long, and Sarah Welch. The show is curated by Dean Daderko.

Denise Liebl: Hold

An exhibition of monoprints by Denise Liebl. “Through repetition, Liebl abstracts the architecture of a single cube and allows tonal shifts between the works to speak...

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2017 CORE Exhibition

This year’s MFAH Glassell School of Art Core Program exhibition will be held at Lawndale. The show features art by Tsuyoshi Anzai, Adam Crosson, Shana Hoehn, Yue...

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Art Swap

Trade artworks, tools and services with other artists and creatives at Lawndale!

Lawndale Artist Studio Program Info Session

Join Lawndale Artist Studio Program Director Lily Cox-Richard and Lawndale staff as they review changes to the application and submission process, answer questions, and share their plans for...

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Irene Reece: Mon Frère

In Mon Frère, Houston artist Irene Reece explores the way the world sees her brother, a man with special needs, and the people who care for him.

Play It as It Lays

An exhibition curated by José Guadalupe Garza and featuring works by Margaux Crump, Marie Bannerot McInerney, and Gillian Tobin. The artists in the show address themes...

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R. Eric McMaster: A Routine in Parts

A show of works by Austin-based artist R. Eric McMaster. Central to this exhibition is a video by the artist documenting dancers executing a two-person routine without...

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Glenn Downing: Pulltight, Texas

An exhibition of works by Glenn Downing. The pieces in the show are inspired by Downing’s life and travels.

Russell Etchen: About ___ Rocks

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...

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