September 2014

Texas Contemporary Art Fair
September 4 - 7, 2014
George R. Brown Convention Center

Texas Contemporary returns for its fourth annual show, taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center and piquing the interest of both active collectors and new, with artworks from approximately 80 established and innovative up-and-coming galleries from around the country. For more information, visit www.txcontemporary.com/texas.

Lawndale Art Center has secured complimentary one-day passes for our friends! Click here to receive yours.

Texas Sculpture Group Artist Talks & Bill FitzGibbons Performance
Thursday, September 11, 2014
6 - 8 PM

Right Side / Wrong Side embodies Bill FitzGibbon’s approach to visual art as social sculpture. His piece is a sculptural response to the geo-political environment constructed by humans that defies the common human spirit. This border architecture is being imposed on two cultures that are more similar than they are different. Which side is right, which is wrong? As a sculptural statement the piece imposes itself in the gallery- coaxing the viewer to experience the gravity of the political statement created by our government.

The performance will be preceded by short artist talks from Texas Sculpture Group members with work on view in the exhibition Texas Sculpture Group 2014: A Panoramic View.

2014-2015 Lawndale Artist Studio Program Artist Talk
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6 PM

2014-2015 Lawndale Artist Studio Program participants, Josh Bernstein, JooYoung Choi and Lina Dib, give an informal presentation of their work and plans for their residency at Lawndale.

Houston Fine Art Fair
September 18 - 21, 2014
George R. Brown Convention Center

The fourth edition of the Houston Fine Art Fair (HFAF) will take place September 18 - 21 at NRG Center (formerly Reliant). HFAF aspires to reflect Houston’s sophisticated and diverse collecting practices, where art enthusiasts will encounter an international cross-section of works in all media-from past to present. The fair will feature modern and contemporary masters, mid-career and emerging artists from around the globe. HFAF also features memorable on-site installations and special projects, plus an invigorating three day program (September 18-21) of panel discussions designed for both novice and experienced collectors. For more information on the fair, please visit: houstonfineartfair.com

As a Houston Fine Art Fair Cultural Partner, Lawndale Art Center is pleased to offer you complimentary passes to this year's event. Click here to download your complimentary VIP Pass. Your complimentary VIP PASS admits you and one guest to Opening Night Preview on Thursday Sep 18, 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Enjoy complimentary wine bar Opening Night. Unlimited entry to the fair throughout the weekend. Access to the VIP Lounge (except during private events).

The Museum Experience - Zone 4
Saturday, September 27, 2014
(Zone 4 – Children’s Museum of Houston, The Health Museum, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo, Rice Gallery)

The Museum Experience features four walkable “zones” to help visitors navigate through the Houston Museum District and learn more about all 20 museums in a more personal way. Join us the last Saturday of January, April, July and September to explore our four walkable zones. Each quarterly event will showcase a group of the District's 19 institutions complete with special programming, pedicabs and food trucks.

www.thehoustonmuseumexperience.com



October 2014

27th Annual Día de los Muertos
October 20, 2014 – November 8, 2014

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November 2014

Opening Reception for November 21, 2014 - January 10, 2015 Exhibitions

Opening Reception
Friday, November 21, 2014
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Curator talk at 6 PM

Work by Regan Golden-McNerney, Margaret Smithers-Crump, Mari Omori and an exhibition curated by Joshua Fischer and Katia Zavistovski.

Details coming soon...

 

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Coming Up

Texas Contemporary Art Fair
September 4 - 7, 2014
George R. Brown Convention Center

Texas Sculpture Group Artist Talks & Performance
Thursday, September 11, 2014
6 - 8 PM

2014-2015 Lawndale Artist Studio Program Artist Talk
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6 PM

Houston Fine Art Fair
September 18 - 21, 2014
George R. Brown Convention Center



 

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