Houston art events

ART EVENT “Summer Jam 2024” at Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University

Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University 6100 Main St., Houston, TX, United States

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2024 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM: The Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University presents Summer Jam 2024 with something new on every corner, completely transforming the building with art activities, games, and an indoor farmers market.

Free

ART EVENT “UNBOUND: Keda Sharber” at Meive Art Gallery presented by Fresh Arts

Meive Art Gallery 1520 Center St., Houston, United States

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE + EXHIBITION ON VIEW JULY 12 – AUGUST 24, 2024: Presented by Fresh Arts, "UNBOUND: Keda Sharber" is an immersive art experience at Meive Art Gallery that encourages attendees to examine the ways in which they have accepted limiting beliefs and dares them to explore the infinite possibilities of who they can become and the many things they can achieve when they embody a life of complete freedom. 

Free

ART EVENT: “Summer Nights 2024” at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH)

Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX, United States

EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY 2024 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Dodge the heat in the 68-degree galleries, enjoy a cocktail, visit your favorite artworks in all galleries, and listen to live music by Houston ensembles during Summer Nights 2024 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH). Curators on hand to talk about art. Entry is FREE for museum members; $40 for non-members (includes one complimentary drink).

$40

OPENING RECEPTION “Gathering At Dawn” at Mitochondria Gallery

Mitochondria Gallery 2220 Commerce St. #D, Houston, TX, United States

EXHIBIT ON VIEW JULY 20 – AUGUST 3, 2024: Mitochondria Gallery presents “Gathering at Dawn" -- a group exhibition that celebrates the transformative moment and the soft hues of the first light of dawn when hope and possibility emerge and features new sculptures, paintings, collages, and fine art prints by artists from Africa and the African diaspora.

Free

ART EVENT “Moon Party” at the Menil Collection

The Menil Collection 1533 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX, United States

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2024: The Menil Collection celebrates this historic day in 1969 when astronauts first stepped on the Moon as part of the Apollo 11 mission with this lunar-focused event, which includes an outdoor stargazing soundtrack provided by Peter Lucas, NASA footage projections, telescopes to view the full moon, and a special appearance by Dr. Gary H. Kitmacher, Communications and Education, NASA Johnson Space Center.

Free

CLOSING “Ruth Asawa Through Line” at Menil Drawing Institute

Menil Drawing Institute 1412 W. Main St., Houston, TX, United States

ON VIEW MARCH 22 – JULY 21, 2024: "Ruth Asawa Through Line" at the Menil Drawing Institute features hundreds of drawings, collages, watercolors, and sketchbooks alongside stamped prints, paperfolds, and copper-foil works, showing the breadth of Asawa’s innovative practice.

Free

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