Returning September 2018

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Free Admission, Donations to They, Who Sound Welcome.
Sponsored by Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

Upcoming Events


Concept; queerdom: an htx people project visual portrait
John M. O'Quinn Gallery
Sunday, May 27, June 24, and July 1, 2018
1 PM
Thursday, June 14, and July 12, 2018
6:30 PM

[film screening + interactive discussion]
/an expedition of healing tools to examine+encourage language, gender identity, healing, gathering, discussion, and a safe space for people to arrive exactly as they are.


Screen Queens Book Club
June 20th, July 18th, August 15th

From the moment they are born, girls internalize popular culture's depiction of who they are versus who they aren't, what they want versus what they shouldn't, and who they can be versus who they can't. What it means to be a "girl" towers over us. It casts a shadow over everything and obscures our sense of reality.

Join Lawndale Artist Studio Program participant Shannon Crider for a Summer Book Club that examines the representation of women in popular culture and how it affects us. A voracious consumer of popular culture, particularly television, Crider is eager to explore this topic through an open discussion with the community. Each month, participants will discuss themes from that month's book, as well as video clips curated by the artist. Light refreshments will be provided.

For this workshop, the following books will be available at Brazos Bookstore on Bissonnet with a 10% Book Club Discount and free through the Houston Public Library.

Mention you are part of the Lawndale Book Club at checkout to receive your discount.

Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30 - 8 PM
You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages by Carina Chocano

Wednesday, July 18 6:30 - 8 PM
Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television by Joy Press

Wednesday, August 15 6:30 - 8 PM
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen

Poetry Reading + Conversation w/ Elaine Bradford and Sara Cress
Sunday, July 15, 2018
2 PM

Join Lawndale Sunday, July 15 at 2 PM for a poetry reading and conversation with Routine Fables artists Sara Cress and Elaine Bradford.

Family Day w/ CAMH and MFAH
Saturday, July 21, 2018
1 - 4 PM
John M. O'Quinn Gallery

Come on out to Lawndale for Family Day on Saturday, July 21 from 1 - 4 PM for our Monoprint Mobiles Workshop. In this workshop, participants will monoprint onto fabric to create mobiles, inspired by 2017/18 Artist Studio Program artist Shannon Crider, whose work is currently on view in John M. O'Quinn Gallery. All ages welcome!

For more information about Family Day and the activities happening at CAMH visit their Families Page.



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