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Category - Art

6/28/2022
This summer downtown Houston will be all aglow as Houston First Corp. and Avenida Houston will be debuting its latest work of art, “Roseaux,” which is set to make its premiere this Friday, July 1.   “Roseaux” is a “particip’active” installation, which provides both an immersive and interactive experience for all passersby that choose to engage the... Read More »
1/31/2022
  Avenida Houston to celebrate 2022 Black History Month each weekend in February Avenida Houston will be the center of free fun activities for the public and families to enjoy for this year’s Black History Month celebration. Each weekend, programming will feature art, music, minority vendors, and educational activities that reflect and celebrate Houston’s rich diversity. ... Read More »
3/9/2021
If you are near the Avenida over the next few days, you may witness history in the making. Internationally known muralist Dragon76, will be painting his largest and most ambitious work to date on the west side of the Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown. He is working in conjunction with Street Art for Mankind on a project of the World Food Program USA, in support of the mission of the United Nations... Read More »
2/16/2021
During the month of February and on view through September 6, 2021, two art installations in the Partnership Tower celebrate local African-American artists. The Partnership Tower is located at 701 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, Texas, 77010. IVORY TOWERS In progress: February 4 - 28, 2021, 8 AM – 6 PM  On view: March 1 - September 6, 2021 Exhibition location: Partnership Tower... Read More »
1/30/2021
Black History @ Avenida Houston Saturday, February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2021 + March 6, 1 to 5 PM EXTENDED!  Celebrate our heritage for one more weekend, this Saturday, March 6, from 1-5 pm. Not only are we extending Black History @ Avenida Houston but are also kicking-off Women’s History Month with all women vendors and musicians! It is going to be a beautiful day to shop BLCK... Read More »
10/30/2020
Thinking about a holiday staycation or a gorgeous space to hold your next gathering? Then look no further than the Avenida and the newly renovated Hilton Americas-Houston. The $54 million transformation focuses on functionality, accessibility and comfort. The new contemporary design features premium in-room amenities including additional power and USB ports, 65” 4K ultra high-resolution... Read More »
12/16/2019
First, in honor of the holidays we brought you Prismatica, a rainbow-colored wonderland of life-size kaleidoscope prisms. But why just light up the Avenida Plaza? To maximize the fun down at Avenida Houston, ANOTHER LED-powered exhibit is soaring through the trees and its name is Paloma.✨ Discovery Green's LED-powered doves are a creation by French creative studio, Pitaya. The series of 200... Read More »
11/20/2019
We know, we know, ever since Impulse left the Avenida there's been a void inside many of you... No more light up see-saws? How could it be?! We hear you. So, in the spirit of giving, the Avenida would like to give you a sneak peak of what is kicking off the holiday season with a bang–and more Instagram-worthy photo ops!   Our hottest new interactive art installation, Prismatica... Read More »
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 »
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