May 22 CraftTexas 2008 opens

CraftTexas 2008 opens Friday evening at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. The opening reception is 5:30 to 8:00 in the evening with awards presentations at approximately 6:30. On Saturday at 2:00, there will be a walk-through with Kata Bonasinga, one of the jurors (the other two being Harlan Butt, metal artist from Dallas/Ft.Worth area and a “Texas Master,” and Jane  Sauer, a well-known fiber artist and gallery owner. Jane Sauer… Read Article →

The Art League 2008 Juried Student Exhibition and Benefit Sale

The 2008 Juried Student Exhibition and Benefit Sale Houston, TX – Art League Houston’s annual Summer Exhibition and Benefit Art Sale takes place on Friday, June 20, in the Art League Houston galleries, 1953 Montrose. The evening will include music, hors d’oeuvres provided by Whole Foods Market, door prizes, cash bar, and a sale of art created by students enrolled in the Art League’s Studio School and the Healing Art… Read Article →

Sizzling Soiree at Blaffer Brings in $175,000

Sizzling Soiree at Blaffer Brings in $175,000 Annual Benefit Gala, “HOT on H-TOWN,” Celebrates All Things Houston HOUSTON, Texas — May 22, 2008 — Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston, was pleased to host its annual benefit gala on Thursday evening, May 15, 2008. HOT on H-TOWN, inspired by the current 2008 Houston Area Exhibition and in celebration of the museum’s 35th anniversary, was successful, raising roughly $175,000. The… Read Article →

Museum District Day 2008

May 28, 2008 (Houston, Texas) ­Get ready to enjoy a free day in the Houston Museum District on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Board a free shuttle and spend the entire day exploring favorite museums and discovering new destinations. Museum District Day will feature fascinating exhibitions, hands-on activities, demonstrations and performances throughout the day. Fifteen museums will waive their general admission fee to offer the community… Read Article →

Caroline Collective Debuts Coworking Facility in Houston

Creative community collaboration space plans Grand Opening in Museum District Houston, TX (May 26, 2008) This week, the city’s first creative coworking space,  opens in Houston, TX’s Museum District.  Fueled from an influx of interest from Houston’s creative and technical communities, Caroline Collective provides a cafe-like community collaboration space for developers, writers, independents looking for a space to conduct their work in an environment alternative to the traditional working office. As the… Read Article →