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October 01 – 04, 2015
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Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

  • From: March 03, 2012 - June 03, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Hermann Park
  • Address: 6201-A Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
  • Location: Hermann Park
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Houston Arts Alliance is proud to present internationally acclaimed Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei’s first major sculpture installation, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. The exhibition f...

Museum Exhibitions

Gemstone Carvings: The Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt

Marvel at the extraordinary artworks of Harold Van Pelt in the exhibition Gemstone Carvings: The Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt.  For more than 35 years, Harold Van Pelt has quietly been perfect...


Houston Astros vs New York Mets

  • From: April 30, 2012 - May 02, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Minute Maid Park
  • Address: 501 Crawford, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Houston Astros
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Come cheer on the Astros as they play the Mets

Museum Exhibitions

Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski

Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski (1922-2007) created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts that became one of the hallmarks of Color Fiel...

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Experience Titanic 100 Years Later On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world's largest ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives and shaking the world's confidence in th...

Museum Exhibitions

Warriors, Tombs, and Temples: China’s Enduring Legacy

Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor, declared one of the top 10 museum exhibitions by Time Magazine, set attendance records during its stint in the U.S., including a blockb...

On-Going Events

Balancing Act Exhibit Debut

Get into the act! Our body and brain work together to help us stay poised. Put your sense of equilibrium to the test in Balancing Act, a new hands-on and feet exhibit debuting Jan. 28 at the Childr...

Bodies Revealed

  • From: March 09, 2012 - September 07, 2012 (Recurring every week day)
  • Location: Moody Gardens
  • Address: Seven Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX 77554
  • Location: Moody Gardens
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Be among the first to explore the inner workings of the human body at the Bodies Revealed Exhibit. This fascinating exhibit is unlike anything seen at Moody Gardens before, with real and carefully pr...

Bridge 11: Lia Cook

  • From: February 04, 2012 - May 13, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Address: 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "Bridge 11: Lia Cook," a solo exhibition of the work of internationally recognized fiber artist, Lia Cook. The exhibit presents large-scale woven ...

Celebrity Mystery Theater

  • From: February 04, 2012 - November 10, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Actor's Gem Productions
  • Address: 901 W. Commerce St., Houston, 77002
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Imagine yourself enjoying dinner socializing with friends, having a few drinks ....when suddenly a murder is committed. Let the wacky antics of two famous detectives, never seen together before any w...

Museum Exhibitions

Cells: The Universe Inside Us

  • From: January 28, 2012 - August 26, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Health Museum
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: The Health Museum
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Cells is a traveling exhibit from the Maryland Science Center. This interactive exhibit explores the complexity of the human body at the cellular level. The human body is made up of millions of ce...

City Hall Farmers Market

     The market hosts more than 40 vendors around the City Hall Reflection Pool with an array of locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as a variety of prepared lunch items made f...


Dark Side of the Moon

Pink Floyd's legendary album returns, enhanced by all of the capacities of the Museum's high-definition, full-dome video system. Fantastic sound and incredible images create an unforgettable experienc...

Museum Exhibitions

Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst

Seventeenth-century Dutch artist Willem van Aelst painted still lifes that are remarkable for their fine finish, carefully balanced composition, elegant subject matter, and rich, jewel-toned palette....

Famous Monsters | Daniel Anguilu

  • From: August 12, 2011 - June 16, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lawndale Art Center
  • Address: 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Artist Daniel Anguilu will transform Lawndale's north exterior wall into a mural on view through June 2012. Anguilu’s work can be found throughout Houston, including locations in the East End a...

Houston Grand Opera: Mary Stuart

  • From: April 21, 2012 - May 04, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Grand Opera
  • Address: 510 Preston, Ste. 500, Houston, TX 77002
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This story of regal cousins, Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I-rivals for the crown and the same nobleman's love-delivers fascinating historical drama. Elizabeth has imprisoned Mary, suspecting...

Insperity Championship

  • From: April 30, 2012 - May 06, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course
  • Address: 1830 South Millbend, The Woodlands, TX 77380
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Insperity Championship presented by UnitedHealthcare Since 2004, the tournament has generated more than $3 million in charitable donations, raised awareness for numerous causes, and has provided a...

Kemah Ghost Tours: A Haunted Walking Tour of Legend, History and Mysteries

  • From: January 07, 2012 - September 30, 2013 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Ghost Tours
  • Address: 603 Bradford Ave., Kemah, 77586
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Take a journey through time to experience legend, history, and real life supernatural mysteries with Kemah's Ghost Tours. Enjoyable for all...skeptics and believers alike, this is not a haunted ...

La Cage Aux Folles

  • From: April 24, 2012 - May 06, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Theatre Under the Stars
  • Address: 800 Bagby, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Theatre Under the Stars
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Theatre Under the Stars presents La Cage Aux Folles. Winner of three Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL, LA CAGE tells the story of Georges, the owner of a swanky and sexy Saint-Tropez...

Museum Exhibitions

Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini

In celebration of the 10-year anniversaries of the MFAH Latin American art department and MALBA, MFAH permanent collection works went on view at MALBA in fall 2011 and MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamer...

Museum Exhibitions

Returning: the Art of Samuel Bak

  • From: February 17, 2012 - August 12, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Address: 5401 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
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Born in what is Lithuania today, Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak's artistic talent stood out at an early age. At nine years, he held is first exhibition in the Vilna Ghetto where he live...

Free Museum Exhibitions

Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective

  • From: March 02, 2012 - June 10, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Menil Collection, The
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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The first-ever retrospective of the artist's drawings, Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective, will be the first major one-person exhibition organized by the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center. ...

Museum Exhibitions

Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

New York-based scholars and gallerists Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio have been leaders in the ceramic field for over 25 years, assembling one of the most important private collections of contempor...

Museum Exhibitions

Snail Mail

Snail Mail, a focused installation of photo correspondence from the MFAH collection, features objects that were, until recently, a common phenomenon in the photographic community. Before widespread ...

Museum Exhibitions

The Historic American Buildings Survey: Preservation's Humble Beginnings

  • From: February 21, 2012 - May 20, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Heritage Society
  • Address: 1100 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
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A historic building can be preserved through conscious protection of its materials and sensitive repairs to its structural elements. A building can also be preserved through pencil, paper, and film. ...

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