17th Annual Artist's Warehouse ArtCrawl
November 21, 2009
ArtCrawl Houston presents the 17th Annual Artist's Warehouse ArtCrawl, Saturday, November 21, 10am-9pm. The original cluster of artists warehouses in Downtown Houston annual open studios Artcrawl Houston 2009. FREE ADMISSION!!!
The artists of the ArtistÊ¼s Warehouse District north of downtown Houston are survivors of last year's Hurricane Ike, this year's economic tsunami & political social storms. Over 100 Artists will once again open their working art studios, exhibition spaces & homes to the public for the 17th Annual ArtistÊ¼s Warehouse ARTCRAWL, Saturday, November, 21, 2009, from 10 am. to 9 pm.
Diverse Works & Fotofest, Internationally recognized non-profit arts organizations will present special exhibitions. Maps available at Motherdog Studios, ARTCRAWL Houston headquarters.
The new time will add four more hours of daylight for visitors to explore the sights and sounds of the original and official ARTCRAWL neighborhood cluster of warehouses. As with the ever changing nature of the city and the bayous, the artists and warehouse also come and go.
Even though there will be NO shuttle bus transportation again this year, visitors are encouraged to go green ... ride bikes and walk this diverse historical neighborhood of Houston that includes the vivid turquoise / purple colored 1923 McKee Street Bridge in what used to be called Frost Town.
Dawn Fudge, owner of the landmark Last Concert will open early at 11:00 am. to accommodate hungry and thirsty ARTCRAWLERS.
New in the neighborhood this year we have our own mom & pop “burger joint” and “ ice house”. New Warehouses on the Saturday Open House Route includes: Box 13, Canal Street Gallery, and Super Happy Fun Land.
Live Music Performances:
Saturday, November 21, Hourly -11 am – 2 pm
On the day of the Art Crawl, DiverseWorks will be hosting live music performances that feature local musicians performing the original score to Malone’s new videos premiering as part of Third Ward is My Harlem.
Our web site: www.artcrawlhouston.com is being updated frequently ... check in often ... Photos available upon request.
Since 1992, the tradition of the artists "open studios" takes place on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Visitors have the opportunity to pARTicipate in the live/work/show spaces of these neighborhood"urban pioneers". The mission of the ARTCRAWL is to assists the public in understanding contemporary art by directly involving the visitors in a dialogue with local artists in the Artist Warehouse District of Downtown Houston.