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From street art to fine art and everything in between, Houston and the surrounding cities are packed with intricate works waiting to whisk you away to a world of imagination. For fine art enthusiasts, Houston houses multiple museums showcasing artistic creations from around the globe. The Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Arts Museum, and The Menil Collection are just a few of the fine-art favorites. Curating for your personal collection? Then look to the city's 60-plus art galleries comprising…

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5 Tips to Enjoy The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival is known nationally as one of the top arts festivals in the country. And for good reason! The festival includes artwork from over 200 juried artists from across North America, even featuring artists from Israel and Canada. Join us in The Woodlands April 4-5, 2020 for this highly anticipated two-day event. The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival is more than art, it’s music, performing arts and a great all-around experience. Stay Nearby Being that the…

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Surprising Art Finds Outside of Houston

It’s often those small town stops where you will uncover the best hidden gems, especially when it comes to the arts scene. So branch out of the Houston Museum District and take a drive! Inspired arts and culture may be right under your nose. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas offers artwork, interactive features and family friendly experiences in the Beaumont area. Family Arts Day events are offered four times a year including the popular “Eat-A-Bug” day. This fall, the exhibit “Deborah Luster -…

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A True Southern Experience in Alvin

Unplug from the hustle and bustle and enjoy a romantic getaway in the southeast Houston area. Located 31 miles from Houston, the city of Alvin offers couples a quiet place to recharge and reconnect, surrounded by all the amenities one could ask for in a relaxing weekend. When it comes to lodging, Alvin offers unparalleled affordability with eight hotels available within the city. Try the Holiday Inn Express, which was renovated in 2017 and offers unbeatable prices. Their complimentary breakfast…

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