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    VISUAL ARTS + MUSEUMS

    CALLING PLANET EARTH: The graphic Cosmos of Sun Ra and El Saturn Records

    Presented by Rice University - Department of Visual and Dramatic Art (VADA) at Rice University - Rice Media Center/Rice Cinema, Houston

    October 2 - December 5, 2014

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    Rice Visual and Dramatic Arts presents, CALLING PLANET EARTH: The Graphic Cosmos of Sun Ra and El Saturn Records. For the opening, there will be a performance by Loose Assembly from 7-10 pm.

    The exhibition features unassembled working materials for these and other LPs, as well as Ra’s two books of poetry. These include the original, un-folded, un-cut pages ...more



    Visit the Houston Fire Museum

    Presented by Houston Fire Museum at Houston Fire Museum, Houston

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The Houston Fire Museum, Inc. is a non-profit organization educating the community on fire and life safety and the history of the fire service. The Houston Fire Museum is an immersing experience,...more

    Dan Flavin Installation

    Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Collection - Richmond Hall, Houston

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    Since November 1998, Richmond Hall has housed the penultimate work by the Minimalist sculptor Dan Flavin (1933-96), one of the most innovative artists of the second half of the twentieth century....more

    Broken Obelisk

    Presented by Rothko Chapel at Rothko Chapel, Houston

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    Thirty four years ago Annalee Newman wrote "Dominique and John de Menil] have given the people of Houston a glorious gift -- the Rothko Chapel with its penetrating, self-searching beauty and...more

    Visit Bayou Bend

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Houston

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    Bayou Bend, the beautiful house with the romantic name, was designed as a private residence for Miss Hogg and her brothers, Will and Mike. Although the house was not built until 1928, the room...more

    Visit the National Museum of Funeral History

    Presented by National Museum of Funeral History at National Museum of Funeral History, Houston

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The National Museum of Funeral History opened its doors on the evening of October 18, 1992. The Museum was founded by Mr. Robert L. Waltrip after 25 years of dreaming of an institution that would...more

    Visit the Lone Star Flight Museum

    Presented by Lone Star Flight Museum at Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The Lone Star Flight Museum is home to one of the finest collections of restored aircraft and aviation exhibits in the nation. Over 40 restored aircraft are displayed and most are in working...more

    Visit Historic Liendo Plantation

    Presented by Liendo Plantation at Liendo Plantation, Hempstead

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    Liendo Plantation was built in 1853 by Leonard Waller Groce, the son of Jared Groce, who was one of the largest most respected land owners in Texas. Originally a Spanish land grant of 67,000 acres...more

    Visit the Houston Telephone Museum

    Presented by Telephone Museum at Telephone Museum, Bellaire

    January 1, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The Houston Telephone Museum celebrates the history of telephonic communication in Houston. Included in the displays are replicas of Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone, early switchboards...more

    World War II Holocaust Railcar

    Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston

    March 5, 2006 - Ongoing

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    One of the most popular exhibits at Holocaust Museum Houston is a 1942 World War II rail car of the type used to carry millions of Jews to their deaths.

    The railcar was formally dedicated...more

    Visit the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

    Presented by Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. at San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte

    September 4, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site holds a significant responsibility to preserve the proud history of the State of Texas and the United States. The famous Battle of San Jacinto that...more

    Visit The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Cullen Sculpture Garden, Houston

    September 29, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden is a remarkable work of art itself. Spanning slightly more than one acre, the graceful site embodies "a geometry of playfulness," as...more

    Visit the Fort Bend Museum

    Presented by Fort Bend County Museum Association at Fort Bend Museum, Richmond

    October 3, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The Fort Bend Museum portrays Fort Bend County history from Austin's Colony in 1822 to 1945. The Fort Bend Museum Complex includes the Museum, the Long Smith Cottage, the 1883 John M. Moore Home, and...more

    Visit George Ranch Historical Park

    Presented by Fort Bend County Museum Association at George Ranch Historical Park, Richmond

    October 3, 2006 - Ongoing

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    The George Ranch Historical Park: One family's remarkable legacy. The George Ranch's history follows family lines. It all began in 1824 when this was still Mexico and the first American...more

    Visit the John C. Freeman Weather Museum

    Presented by John C. Freeman Weather Museum at John C. Freeman Weather Museum, Houston

    January 1, 2007 - Ongoing

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    The goal of the Weather Museum is to make the community weather-wise and to encourage math and science eduation through weather. By visiting this unique museum, guests will learn about the many...more

    Visit Chung Mei Buddhist Temple (Garden, Museum, & Tea Room)

    Presented by Chung Mei Buddhist Temple at Chung Mei Buddhist Temple, Stafford

    July 24, 2007 - Ongoing

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    Welcome to Chung Mei Buddhist Temple, Texas. The temple was built in the spring of 2001 with blessings from Venerable Master Hsing Yun, the Founder of Fo Guang Shan and the International Buddhist...more

    Visit the HBU Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts

    Presented by Houston Baptist University at Houston Baptist University - Morris Cultural Arts Center, Houston

    September 5, 2007 - Ongoing

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    The period room settings of the Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts depict everyday life in early Texas.

    The museum provides a warm, intimate and friendly...more

    Visit the Houston Maritime Museum

    Presented by Houston Maritime Museum at Houston Maritime Museum, Houston

    November 1, 2007 - Ongoing

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    Historic ship models, the Luykx Navigation Instrument Collection, and numerous other nautical items at the Houston Maritime Museum, offer an insite into how maritime history has shaped our...more

    Visit the Beer Can House

    Presented by Orange Show Center for Visionary Art at Beer Can House, Houston

    March 8, 2008 - Ongoing

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    John Milkovisch, a retired upholsterer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, started his project now known as the Beer Can House in 1968 when he began inlaying thousands of marbles, rocks, and...more

    Visit the Houston Police Museum

    Presented by Houston Police Museum at Houston Police Museum, Houston

    August 8, 2010 - Ongoing

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    Visit the relocated Houston Police Museum, which honors those who serve and protect. Badges from different years fill display cases at the new Houston Police Department Museum at...more

    Visit the Cockrell Butterfly Center and Brown Hall of Entomology

    Presented by Houston Museum of Natural Science at Houston Museum of Natural Science-Cockrell Butterfly Center, Houston

    October 14, 2011 - Ongoing

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    The Cockrell Butterfly Center and Brown Hall of Entomology provide entertainment and education for the whole family! Walk through a living butterfly habitat and marvel at...more

    MFAH Fine Art + Food Trucks UPDATED

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Cullen Sculpture Garden, Houston

    March 12, 2012 - October 31, 2014

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    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents MFAH Fine Art + Food Trucks. Beginning Monday, March 12, 2012, restaurants on wheels become regular fixtures at  the...more

    Visit Space Center Houston

    Presented by Space Center Houston at Space Center Houston, Houston

    October 18, 2012 - Ongoing

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    Space Center Houston is the Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center, which is the home of astronaut training and Mission Control.

    Space Center Houston is a place where...more

    Hermann Park Centennial Art Project: Art in the Park

    Presented by Hermann Park Conservancy at Hermann Park, Houston

    January 20, 2014 - July 1, 2015

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    To celebrate Hermann Park’s 100th birthday in 2014, Hermann Park Conservancy has launched the Centennial Art Project: Art in the Park.

    Art...more

    Got Gas?

    Presented by Children's Museum of Houston at Children's Museum of Houston, Houston

    February 21, 2014 - January 20, 2015

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    Delve into the expansive realm of gases and get a glimpse of the invisible at the Children’s Museum of Houston’s newest exhibit, Got Gas?, debuting Feb. 21,...more

    The People's Plate

    Presented by Lawndale Art Center at Lawndale Art Center, Houston

    February 28, 2014 - January 10, 2015

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    Lawndale Art Center, in conjunction with Otabenga Jones & Associates, presents a collaborative art...more

    Dragons & Fairies: Exploring Viet Nam Through Folktales

    Presented by Children's Museum of Houston at Children's Museum of Houston, Houston

    March 8 - November 2, 2014

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    Enter a magical place where aspects of modern day life in Vietnam interweave with centuries-old folktales. Created by the Children’s Museum of Houston, Dragons &...more

    True North, Sculpture on the Boulevard

    Presented by Redbud Projects

    April 4 - November 4, 2014

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    Redbud Projects presents True North, Sculpture on the Boulevard, on view April 4 through November 4, all along Heights Boulevard. Partcipating Artists include...more

    Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces

    Presented by Houston Museum of Natural Science at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston

    May 2 - October 5, 2014

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    HOUSTON-Bulgari - jointly with the Houston Museum of Natural Science - is pleased to present Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces, an exhibition of approximately 150 sizable...more

    Battleship Texas

    Presented by Houston Museum of Natural Science and Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston

    May 23 - November 16, 2014

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    Houston Museum of Natural Science and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department present the exhibition Battleship Texas, on view through November 16.

    It is June 6, 1944,...more

    Extreme Bugs! EXTENDED

    Presented by Houston Zoo at Houston Zoo, Houston

    May 24 - October 26, 2014

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    There are an estimated 1.5 billion insects for every human on Earth.  They show up in our homes and yards. They fascinate and annoy.  But this summer you’ll see bugs from a...more

    Houston Founders at City Hall

    Presented by William Reaves Fine Art and City of Houston - Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs at Downtown Houston - City Hall, Houston

    June 1 - October 1, 2014

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    The Mayor's Office, in conjunction with William Reaves Fine Art, brings a splendid selection of art works by many of Houston's earlier painters to the walls...more

    Sexual Selection: Jo Ann Fleischhauer

    Presented by Art League Houston at Art League Houston, Houston

    June 20 - November 1, 2014

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    Art League Houston presents Sexual Selection, a site specific outdoor installation in the ALH Sculpture Garden by New York-born and Houston-based installation artist...more

    Kindred Spirit - A Folk Art Aesthetic

    Presented by Art Car Museum at Art Car Museum, Houston

    June 21 - October 26, 2014

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     Art Car Museum presents the exhibition Kindred Spirit  - A Folk Art Aesthetic. Opening event: Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 7-10pm, with Music from Texas Johnny...more

    Life: Survivor Portraits

    Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston

    June 26 - October 12, 2014

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    Holocaust Museum Houston presents the exhibition Life: Survivor Portraits, on view June 26 through October 12, in the Central Gallery.

    In Hebrew, 18 is...more

    Urban Asia: Kirk Pedersen

    Presented by Asia Society Texas Center at Asia Society Texas Center , Houston

    June 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015

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    Asia Society Texas Center presents Urban Asia: Kirk Pedersen on view 27 June 2014 - 4 January 2015.

    Although he was...more

    VikaLive Jewelry Exhibition

    Presented by Russian Cultural Center Our Texas at Russian Cultural Center Our Texas, Houston

    July 18 - September 30, 2014

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    The Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas”  debuts the VikaLive Jewelry Exhibition, a classic collection of handmade jewelry with an elegantly modern twist by...more

    A New Visual Vocabulary: Developments in Texas Modernism from 1935 – 1965

    Presented by Arts Brookfield and William Reaves Fine Art at One Allen Center, Houston

    July 18 - October 8, 2014

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    Arts Brookfield presents A New Visual Vocabulary:  Developments in Texas Modernism from 1935 – 1965 on view at One Allen Center, 500 Dallas Street, Lobby...more

    African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection

    Presented by Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) at Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC), Houston

    August 2 - October 26, 2014

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    Wells Fargo and the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) present African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection. With this stunning collection, HMAAC...more

    Founding the Houston Public Library: Women's Clubs & Civic Activism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    Presented by Houston Public Library and City of Houston at Houston Public Library - Central (Julia Ideson), Houston

    August 2 - November 1, 2014

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    The Houston Public Library presents Founding the Houston Public Library: Women's Clubs & Civic Activism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century on view August 2, 2014...more

    Texas Treasures: Fine Furnishings from The Heritage Society's Kellum-Noble House

    Presented by Arts Brookfield and The Heritage Society at One Allen Center, Houston

    August 4 - December 31, 2014

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    Arts Brookfield presents Texas Treasures: Fine Furnishings from The Heritage Society's Kellum-Noble House on view at One Allen Center, 500 Dallas Street, Lobby...more

    Living Lines

    Presented by Arts Brookfield

    August 7 - October 9, 2014

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    Arts Brookfield presents Living Lines, on view Thursday, August 7, through Thursday Oct. 9, 2014 in the Total Plaza street leve lobby, 1201 Louisiana St.

    Living...more

    Window into Houston - Abinadi Meza: Air, Condition

    Presented by Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston

    August 8 - October 29, 2014

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    In spring 2011, Blaffer debuted its new exhibition series, Window into Houston, at 110 Milam Street in downtown Houston. Window into Houston is dedicated to...more

    Answering the Call to Serve: Camp Logan, Houston, Texas 1917 - 1919

    Presented by The Heritage Society at The Heritage Society, Houston

    August 13 - November 15, 2014

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    The Heritage Society presents the exhibition Answering the Call to Serve: Camp Logan, Houston, Texas 1917−1919 on view August 13 through November...more

    Scriptures in Pictures: The D'rash Design Project by Christina Mattison

    Presented by Jewish Communitiy Center of Houston (Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston) at Jewish Community Center of Houston (Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center), Houston

    August 15 - October 21, 2014

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    The Jewish Community Center of Houston presents an exhibition by Christina Mattison - Scriptures in Pictures:...more

    Dario Robleto: The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed

    Presented by Menil Collection and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts - UH at Menil Collection, Houston

    August 16, 2014 - January 11, 2015

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    The Menil Collection and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts present the exhibition Dario Robleto: The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed. August 16,...more

    Right Here, Right Now: Houston

    Presented by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), Houston

    August 22 - November 30, 2014

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    With Right Here, Right Now: Houston, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston showcases artists living in the city and celebrates our region's vibrant creative...more

    I Spy I Love the Smell of Gas and Bombs: Recent Paintings by Gerald Ferstman

    Presented by University of Houston - Clear Lake at University of Houston - Clear Lake (Art Gallery), Houston

    August 22 - October 23, 2014

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    Kentucky-based artist Gerald Ferstman's new series of paintings explore the current conflict in Syria. The exhibition, I Spy I Love the Smell of Gas and Bombs: Recent Paintings by...more

    Texas Before the Boom, 1850-1900: Selections from the Bobbie and John L. Nau Collection

    Presented by Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts at Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, Spring

    August 23 - December 13, 2014

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    The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts presents Texas Before the Boom, 1850-1900: Selections from the Bobbie and John L. Nau Collection on view in the Main Gallery August 23...more

    Sandria Hu: Archeological Dress

    Presented by Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts at Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, Spring

    August 23 - December 13, 2014

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    The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts presents Sandria Hu: Archeological Dress on view in the Rebecca Cole Gallery August 23 - December 13, 2014.

    The Pearl Fincher...more

    Shark!

    Presented by Houston Museum of Natural Science at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston

    August 29, 2014 - March 22, 2015

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    Special exhibition at HMNS takes a bite out of the hype surrounding popular species!

    Get to know sharks in a new interactive, informative exhibition opening at the Houston Museum of...more

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