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Category - Art

10/3/2019
As we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage month on the Avenida, we can't forget about the many Hispanic designers that bring such talent and joy with their creations. Our boutique, LAUNCH, is full of many beautiful items crafted by local artists. Many of them are of hispanic origin. Here's a breakdown of all the amazingly talented young, latin designers, whose products live... Read More »
9/11/2019
Here on the Avenida, we have beautiful art year round. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, here's some inspired works to check out by some of Houston's finest Hispanic artists. ✨ INFINITUS, Mariana Sammartino (pictured above) Location: George R. Brown Convention Center,  Level 1, Inside Welcome Center Born in Mendoza Argentina, and educated in both Argentine and the USA, Mariana... Read More »
7/25/2019
It's here! After much anticipation, the long-awaited Welcome Center has graced the Avenida. And like everything on the Avenida, its doing so with a bang! The center is hosting a celebratory event in honor of its opening with Pan Dulce HTX and artist David Maldonado. On July 26 th from 7-10 p.m. guests are encouraged to come socialize and participate in an environment that celebrates learning... Read More »
7/22/2019
As we near the end of July, we're over the moon with so many memories of all the Space City adventures that took place on the Avenida. From Discovery Green's 50 th lunar landing celebration to space-themed refreshments and exhibits, this month has been truly remarkable. Three of those remarkable adventures currently live in the GRB. The space-themed art installations Apollo Redux,... Read More »
6/26/2019
This July marks the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, which calls for a month long celebration of all things SPACE!  To kick off this exciting month of festivities, we've put together some highlights of some space-themed photo ops around the Avenida.... 🌒🌟 Snap a picture with Jessica Rice's out of this world mini mural ✨⚡         View this post on... Read More »
6/14/2019
Last night,  Houston Insiders, local bloggers, and staff and community members joined together to celebrate the kick off of Avenida Houston's newest interactive art exhibit, IMPULSE! The installation officially opens today, June 14 th and will run until September 2 nd . Here are some pictures we've rounded up of last night's fun to show you what you're in store for with these... Read More »
6/5/2019
With June comes the summer season, and that means tons of exciting activities going on around the Avenida! With so many options and so little time, we decided to compile some of this month's events that we think you'll really enjoy! The Ultimate Prince Party 3 with Mr. Chris (June 7 th ) Come pay homage to the legend that is Prince at MKT Bar's FREE Ultimate Prince Party 3, hosted... Read More »
9/25/2018
Ever wondered what it’d be like to see the moon up close? Wonder no more because Lucion’s larger-than-life art installation, moonGARDEN, arrives in Downtown Houston this Saturday. Over 20 illuminated spheres, ranging from six feet to 30 feet in diameter, will transform Discovery Green and the Plaza at Avenida Houston into an ethereal moonscape. Designed by Montreal art collective... Read More »
2/17/2018
Avenida Houston called on social media to name its newest animated lights display - Stardust.  In less than 72 hrs., fans and followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter submitted more than 250 suggestions after viewing a call out for the naming contest. Several names, in English and Spanish, poured in for consideration, including Lowes after Christmas... Read More »
10/27/2017
Over a month after Hurricane Harvey swept across southeast Texas, many of Houston’s premier performing arts venues like Jones Hall, the Alley and Wortham Theaters are still out of commission. Just as they were entering the height of their season, members of the Houston Grand Opera found themselves forced to relocate, undone by 14 feet of floodwater throughout their beautiful... Read More »
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