Plan Your Experience
If you're a visitor to the Houston/Harris County region or are planning a trip or meeting in the Houston/Harris County region, you've come to the right place!
ArtsHound.com offers a comprehensive guide for Arts and Cultural event information in around The City of Houston. You can find a point of interest or something new for everyone spanning from art gurus to the curious.
The ArtsHound footprint includes The City of Houston, Harris County, Waller County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Liberty County, Galveston County, Harris County, and Chambers County. Together the populations of these counties make the Houston Metropolitan Statistical area the 7th most populous metropolitan area in the Unites States with 5,180,443 people in mid-2004.
In 2003, the gross area product (GAP) for The City of Houston was 244.8 billion, up 4.4percent from 2000 in constant dollars, according to the Perryman Group. This makes Houston’s GAS slightly higher than Austria’s GDP and 54 percent than Hong Kong’s. Only 19 nations other than the United States have GDP’s exceeding Houston’s GAP.
Houston is a proud supporter of a vital and thriving arts community. There are over 15 museums, countless galleries, theatre district, a breadth of live musical selections and venues, and endless classes and workshops. All of this hard to find information is now located on ArtsHound.com. So come on and dig up the latest Houston has to offer.
Below we have listed additional resources that may provide more detailed information about the Greater Houston Area, Harris County and the state of Texas:
- Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau - www.visithoustontexas.com
- TravelTex.com, the Official Site of Texas Tourism - www.traveltex.com
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - www.tpwd.state.tx.us
ArtsHound.com is your path for finding fun in Houston and the Greater Houston area. Rediscover those hidden jewels and favorite memories with friends and family. Artshound.com is dedicated to making arts culture and entertainment information easy to find and accessible. We have assembled all of those wonderful secrets Houston has to offer into one convenient location. Including all Public Art located across the city, festival information, children’s activities, workshops, gallery openings, venue and organization information, artist profiles and more.
Rediscover Houston and Find Your Fun.
Below we have listed additional resources that may provide more detailed information about the Greater Houston Area and Harris County:
- City of Houston- www.houstontx.gov
- Harris County - www.co.harris.tx.us
- Greater Houston Parntership - www.houston.org
- Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce - www.gswhcc.org
- Houston Museum District - http://www.houstonmuseumdistrict.org
For Local Arts Scene
We understand you already know many of those secret spots and set the trends. You are the anchors of the arts community. But even you can find yourself at the same old places. Rediscover some of those haunts that are still producing great work and marvel at the discoveries tucked away throughout the city. Expand your portfolio of what is happening in Houston. Attend some of the many workshops, lectures, and exhibitions that are above and below the radar. All of the Greater Houston Area is producing memorable work.
Expand your palate and Find Your Fun.
Below we have included a list of additional sites if you want to dig deeper into the Houston arts community:
- ArtBeat - blogs.chron.com/artbeat/
a Houston Chronicle reader blog about Houston's art scene...
- Fresh Arts Coalition - www.fresharts.org
up-to-the-minute calendar of the freshest arts groups in town…
- GlassTire - www.glasstire.com
an online journal of visual art in Texas…
- JazzHouston.com - www.jazzhouston.com
Houston’s resource for all things jazz: events, news, forums, musician profiles…
- Spacetaker.org - www.spacetaker.org
a website completely and exclusively dedicated to the arts…
- TheatrePort - www.theatreport.com
find the latest Houston theatre news, audition notices, theatre directory, and more…