August 26 - November 4, 2017
An exhibition featuring multimedia works by artists who contributed to Houston’s art scene in the 70’s and 80’s. Artists include: John Alexander, Lee Benner, H.J. Bott, Mel Chin, Ibsen Espada, David P. Gray, Virgil Grotfeldt, Roberta Harris, Ann Harithas, Mike Hollis, Dorothy Hood, Perry House, Luis Jiminez, Lucas Johnson, Sharon Kopriva, Bert L. Long Jr., Jesse Lott, Suzanne Manns, Basilios Poulos, Forrest Prince, Don Redman, Julian Schnabel, Earl Staley, James Surls, and Dick Wray.
Opening: September 9, 2017 | 2–6 pm
Panelist are Dean Lisa German, Dean of the University of Houston - School of the Libraries, and Minnette Boesel, who was the Mayor's Assistant in charge of Cultural Affairs and is a historical preservation patron and activist. They will speak about the importance of preserving our art history as we become a thriving international destination city of the arts. Moderator: Deborah M. Colton
Lecture: September 16, 2017 | 2–5 pm
Randy Tibbits, curator and art history enthusiast, will speak about Houston's early art history, the artists, trends that influenced future generations and who we are today.
Lecture: September 23, 2017 | 2–5 pm
Exploring the 50's and 60's Art Scene in Houston
Lecture: September 30, 2017 | 2–5 pm
Focus on the 70's & 80's and Houston: Pete Gershon
Panel: October 28, 2017 | 2–5 pm
Sewing the Seeds: Houston's Non Profits and Alternative Spaces in the 1980s
Panel: November 4, 2017 | 2:30–3:30 pm
Building on our Strengths to Become a Destination City of the Arts – City of the Future: Volker Eisele, Tommy Gregory, Judy Nyquist, Dean Ruck, Dan Havel, James Surls and Bill Baldwin. Moderated by Deborah Colton.
Closing: November 4, 2017 | 3:30–6:30 pm
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