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Category - Art

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 »
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 »
1/6/2019
After opening in late 2016, the Marriott Marquis Houston has gained national attention for its all-star lineup of restaurants, elegant rooms and its famous Texas-shaped lazy river. Its position within Avenida Houston provides guests with countless opportunities for adventure.  About the Marquis The Marriott Marquis is a 1,000-room hotel that offers over 150,000 square feet of meeting space.... Read More »
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