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    VISUAL ARTS + MUSEUMS

    Kusama: At the End of the Universe

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building, Houston

    June 12 - September 18, 2016

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    This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will present two dazzling, immersive environments by contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama. On view from June 12 to September 18, 2016, the exhibition Kusama: At the End of the Universe brings to Houston two of the artist’s signature infinity rooms—Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Love Is Calling (2013)—the first ...more



    Dan Flavin Installation

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

    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

    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 the Houston Fire Museum

    Presented by Houston Fire Museum at Houston Fire Museum, Houston

    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

    Visit Bayou Bend

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

    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

    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

    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 the Houston Telephone Museum

    Presented by Telephone Museum at Telephone Museum, Bellaire

    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

    Visit Historic Liendo Plantation

    Presented by Liendo Plantation at Liendo Plantation, Hempstead

    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

    World War II Holocaust Railcar

    Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Visit Space Center Houston

    Presented by Space Center Houston at Space Center Houston, Houston

    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

    Fabergé: From a Snowflake to an Iceberg - The McFerrin Collection UPDATED

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

    September 19, 2014 - November 10, 2016

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    Houston Museum of Natural Science presents Fabergé: From a Snowflake to an Iceberg - The McFerrin Collection.

    With the addition of over 150 new pieces, this...more

    Yalálag: A Mountain Village in México

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

    May 23, 2015 - November 6, 2016

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    Explore Yalálag—A Mountain Village in México!

    One of the original Children’s Museum of Houston exhibits, Yalálag returns with a facelift and a bang on...more

    East End Adult Coloring Group (Fridays)

    Presented by ArtSpace Houston

    October 16, 2015 - October 14, 2016

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    ArtSpace Houston offers an adult coloring group, Friday evenings 6pm to 9pm.

    Relieve stress and anxiety, ease depression, and quiet your mind as you recall the joy of...more

    Open Art Studios (Saturdays)

    Presented by ArtSpace Houston

    October 17, 2015 - October 15, 2016

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    ArtSpace Houston offers open art studios on Saturdays, 1pm to 6pm.

    Make Art! Our Studio, Our Supplies!

    Painting, drawing, digital media, alternative processes, and...more

    Out of the Amazon: Life on the River

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

    October 23, 2015 - October 16, 2016

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    The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents Out of the Amazon: Life on the River. Opening Friday, October 23, 2015.

    The Houston Museum of...more

    La Virgen De Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas

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

    December 11, 2015 - September 5, 2016

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    The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents La Virgen De Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas. On exhibit from December 11, 2015 through September 5, 2016.

    In...more

    Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Audrey Jones Beck Building, Houston

    January 24 - September 25, 2016

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    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents the latest exhibition in a series of tightly focused installations highlighting unique areas of strength in the collections of the MFAH:...more

    Of Birds and Texas: The Art of Stuart & Scott Gentling EXTENDED

    Presented by The Printing Museum (formerly Museum of Printing History) at The Printing Museum (formerly Museum of Printing History), Houston

    January 29 - December 31, 2016

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    The Printing Museum presents Of Birds and Texas: The Art of Stuart & Scott Gentling on view January 29 through May 14. EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER...more

    The Legacy of The Kelsey Press Company

    Presented by The Printing Museum (formerly Museum of Printing History) at The Printing Museum (formerly Museum of Printing History), Houston

    January 29 - December 31, 2016

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    The Printing Museum presents The Legacy of The Kelsey Press Company as Seen Through Highlights from the F.C. “Bud” Hadfield Collection on view January 29 through...more

    An American Visual Language: Specimens of Historic Wood Type Printed by John Horn

    Presented by The Printing Museum (formerly Museum of Printing History) at The Printing Museum (formerly Museum of Printing History), Houston

    January 29 - December 31, 2016

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    The Printing Museum presents An American Visual Language: Specimens of Historic Wood Type Printed by John Horn on view January 29 through December 31.

    The use...more

    Taking Flight: The Butterfly Project EXTENDED

    Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston

    February 12 - December 31, 2016

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    Holocaust Museum Houston will mark its 20th year of teaching the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy with an exhibit 20 years in the making with the help from children across the world that...more

    Amber Secrets: Feathers From the Age of Dinosaurs UPDATED

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

    February 19, 2016 - February 7, 2017

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    The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents Amber Secrets: Feathers From the Age of Dinosaurs. On exhibit from February 19 through July 26. NOW THROUGH...more

    The Butterfly Project

    Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Various locations around Houston, Houston

    March 11 - September 30, 2016

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    Butterflies are a powerful symbol of transformation and have the ability to make an impact with just a flap of one’s wings. They are beauty incarnate, symbolizing all the good things that...more

    H·O·P·E: Paintings by Samuel Bak

    Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston

    April 1 - September 11, 2016

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    Holocaust Museum Houston presents H·O·P·E: Paintings by Samuel Bak.

    Holocaust artist Samuel Bak creates an astoundingly complex, beautiful and...more

    Known and Underknown

    Presented by Arts Brookfield at 1600 Smith Street (formerly Continental Center I), Houston

    April 20 - September 12, 2016

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    Art aficionados will love the opportunity to explore the works of 21 local artists on display at 1600 Smith Street from April 20 – September 12, 2016.

    Curated by Sally...more

    Billy Hassell and Isaac Smith: Second Nature

    Presented by Arts Brookfield

    May 3 - September 8, 2016

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    Arts Brookfield presents the exhibition Billy Hassell and Isaac Smith: Second Nature.

    Artists Billy Hassell and Isaac...more

    The Fabiola Project

    Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Collection - Former Byzantine Fresco Chapel , Houston

    May 21, 2016 - January 28, 2018

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    The Menil Collection presents the exhibition The Fabiola Project. May 21, 2016 – Jan 28, 2018.

    The Fabiola Project consists of more than 450 reproductions...more

    Zoo in You

    Presented by The Health Museum at The Health Museum, Houston

    May 21 - September 11, 2016

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    Ready to meet your microbes?  Trillions of them call the inside of our bodies their home.

    From May 21 through September 11, The Health Museum's newest exhibit, Zoo in...more

    It's A Conversation - Selected works by Steve Murphy

    Presented by Arts Brookfield

    May 25 - November 8, 2016

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    Working primarily with lead covered wood, artist Steve Murphy’s designs deal with the classic elements of sculpture: form, volume,...more

    A View Within (an exhibition of textiles by Karen Rips and Paula Chung)

    Presented by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston

    May 27 - September 3, 2016

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    The advent of sonograms, MRIs, and other advanced forms of body imaging have transformed modern medicine and the way in which people view their bodies. These non-invasive renderings provide...more

    Charlotte Potter: Glass Armory

    Presented by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston

    May 27 - September 3, 2016

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    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents Charlotte Potter: Glass Armory May 27, 2016 — September 3, 2016. In the Front...more

    MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

    Presented by Space Center Houston at Space Center Houston, Houston

    May 28 - September 5, 2016

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    Uncover the truth behind popular myths by mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and old-fashioned ingenuity in Space Center Houston’s new summer exhibit, MythBusters: The...more

    BASF Kids' Lab (Mondays)

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

    May 30 - September 5, 2016

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    Children's Museum of Houston presents BASF Kids' Lab Mondays through August 29.

    S.E.C.R.E.T. spies will put their skills to the test as they experiment...more

    Hilary Lloyd

    Presented by Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston and University of Houston - School of Art at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, Houston

    June 3 - September 10, 2016

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    Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston presents an exhibition of work by Hilary Lloyd. The exhibition opens with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 3 and...more

    Matthew Ronay

    Presented by Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston and University of Houston - School of Art at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, Houston

    June 3 - October 1, 2016

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    Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston presents an exhibition of work by Matthew Ronay. The exhibition opens with a...more

    Vital by Margaret Smithers-Crump

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

    June 4 - September 3, 2016

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    The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts presents Vital by Margaret Smithers-Crump on view June 4-September 3, 2016 in...more

    Sunday Family Zone & Studio at MFAH

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Audrey Jones Beck Building, Houston

    June 5 - September 11, 2016

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    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents Sunday Family Zone & Studio. Sundays, from 1pm-4pm.

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games,...more

    As Essential as Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither

    Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Collection, Houston

    June 10 - October 16, 2016

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    The Menil Collection presents the exhibition As Essential as Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither June 10 through October 16,...more

    Two O'Clock Tours (Fridays)

    Presented by Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, Houston

    June 10 - September 30, 2016

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    Get more out of Blaffer Art Museum’s acclaimed exhibitions by joining our friendly professional docents on a Two O’Clock Tour any Friday between June...more

    Parallel Kingdom: Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia

    Presented by Station Museum of Contemporary Art at Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston

    June 18 - October 2, 2016

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    On Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 7pm, The Station Museum of Contemporary Art will present the opening of the major exhibition Parallel Kingdom: Contemporary Art from Saudi...more

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