All Art Galleries & Museums

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    The Printing Museum

    Visitor Info Located in Houston’s vibrant North Montrose District, The Printing Museum is comprised of multiple galleries featuring permanent and temporary exhibitions, a theater, gift shop, and letterpress, book binding, lithography and papermaking studios. For more information about tours, please click here. MUSEUM ADMISSION Museum Members: Free Visitors 12 & Younger: Free Visitors 13+ $8 Visitors 55+ $6 Additional discounts available for military personnel, college students and AAA members.* *Discounts may not be combined. **Family members of Active Duty Military service personnel receive free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day as part of Blue Star Museums, a program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 1324 W. Clay Street Houston, Texas 77019 (Just south of Allen Parkway between Waugh Drive and Montrose Boulevard.(713) 522-4652 PARKING Two Museum parking lots hold a capacity of approximately 50 cars. Additional free street Read more [...]

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    Community Artists’ Collective

    28 Year Legacy The COMMUNITY ARTISTS’ COLLECTIVE (The Collective), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, was conceived  in 1985 by Michelle Barnes, artist, art educator and director of Barnes-Blackman Galleries and Dr. Sarah Trotty, artist and art educator at Texas Southern University. The COLLECTIVE was organized to meet the needs of the professional African American artists and with a special sensitivity to African American women artists. With the encouragement of Vince Hamilton who was at that time structuring the Black Arts Caucus of Houston, we sought the assistance of Flora Maria Garcia, administrator of the Cultural Arts Council of Houston. She suggested meeting with Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts where Dinah Goodwin and Nan Morris guided us through the initial organizational process. The COMMUNITY ARTISTS’ COLLECTIVE was chartered by the State of Texas in July 1987. Ron Scales of the Read more [...]

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    3 Hues Painting Studio (Wine, Painting, Desserts)

    Hues was established in 2011 by an art teacher with a car full of art supplies traveling to various bars, residences, and businesses. Now with our first location open in Houston, 3Hues is looking towards many more colorful days. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry. 3Hues believes in education, artistic expression, and community service so that is why we have started The 3Hues Foundation, 501c3 in 2014. 

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    Center Stage Gallery

    Center Stage Gallery is an art gallery and event venue designed to meet your specific needs. We offer over 2500 square feet to create the ideal setting for your special event. We present our clients with exceptional rates, and unbelievable value. Book your event today. Located in Sugar Land, Texas, our sleek and modern look provides the perfect atmosphere for birthday celebrations, graduations, social events, wedding receptions, business events, and much more. We look forward to exceeding your expectations.

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    American Cowboy Museum

    Welcome The American Cowboy Museum is a twenty-one-year-old 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that educates people far and wide about the contributions of African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Women to the development of the American Western culture. Having been bestowed the honor of induction into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame with My Mother, Mollie Taylor-Stevenson Sr., I am keenly aware of the importance of carrying forth the grand heritage of those that are so often overlooked. Sincerely, Mollie Taylor-Stevenson, Jr. President American Cowboy Museum

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    Community Artists’ Collective

    The COMMUNITY ARTISTS’ COLLECTIVE (The Collective), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, was conceived  in 1985 by Michelle Barnes, artist, art educator and director of Barnes-Blackman Galleries and Dr. Sarah Trotty, artist and art educator at Texas Southern University. The COLLECTIVE was organized to meet the needs of the professional African American artists and with a special sensitivity to African American women artists. With the encouragement of Vince Hamilton who was at that time structuring the Black Arts Caucus of Houston, we sought the assistance of Flora Maria Garcia, administrator of the Cultural Arts Council of Houston. She suggested meeting with Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts where Dinah Goodwin and Nan Morris guided us through the initial organizational process. The COMMUNITY ARTISTS’ COLLECTIVE was chartered by the State of Texas in July 1987. Ron Scales of the Community Music Center Read more [...]

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    MIDTOWN ART CENTER

    Mission Statement The mission of Midtown Art Center is devoted to the stimulation, creativity, and maturity of the arts in Houston.  A multi-disciplined, multi-cultural approach is the foundation of Midtown Art Center intertwining visual, written, theatrical and musical expression. Vision/Priorities Essential to Midtown Art Center’s Mission, Vision, and Priorities is an environment that fosters: To provide application of knowledge in service to Houston, the state, the nation and the global community. To offer artist studios, meeting rooms, repertory theatre, dance studio, gallery, classroom space, tearoom, and art exhibitions to emerging and established visual and performing artists on an ongoing basis. To present visual and performing art programming continually. To encourage volunteers, advocates, advisory board members, and the community to participate in Midtown Art Center programming. To offer educational workshops, seminars for the general public and all artists. To present Art Read more [...]

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    The Ensemble Theatre

    Located in Midtown, Houston’s Newst Cultural Arts & Entertainment Disctrict “The Mission of The Ensemble Theatre is to preserve African American artistic expression and enlighten, entertain and enrich a diverse community.” The Ensemble Theatre was founded in 1976 by the late George Hawkins to preserve African American artistic expression and enlighten, entertain and enrich a diverse community. Over thirty-five years later, the theatre has evolved from a touring company operating from the trunk of Mr. Hawkins’ car to being one of Houston’s finest historical cultural institutions. The Ensemble is one of the only professional theatres in the region dedicated to the production of works portraying the African American experience, the oldest and largest professional African American theatre in the Southwest, and holds the distinction of being one of the nation’s largest African American theatres owning and operating its facility and Read more [...]

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    Bisong Art Gallery

    Carla Bisong -Owner Bisong Art Gallery is a new fine art gallery and art dealer located in downtown Houston. Inside the converted 1600sq-ft loft, the gallery offers a unique atmosphere with exposed brick, an upstairs platform, full kitchen and bar area, and a spacious outer patio. Each month, Bisong Art Gallery hosts a solo or group exhibition featuring emerging artists. The gallery is open to the public and caters to art lovers, artists, collectors, interior designers and companies who wish to purchase original artwork.  About Us Art has the ability to inspire, uplift, and enrich a person’s life. Therefore, it is Bisong Art Gallery’s goal to be a platform that connects artists and buyers. Bisong Art Gallery believes everyone should release their inner creativity and everyone should have at least one piece of original art in their home or office.  Find your inspiration by visiting the gallery or attending Read more [...]

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    Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

    Clayton Library is located in Houston’s Museum District close to Herman Park. There are four buildings on the property: the Main Building, which houses the research collection, the Clayton House, the Carriage House, and the Guest House. When you pull into the parking lot the Main Building is located to the left, the historic houses to the right. Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research 5300 Caroline St. Houston, TX 77004 832-393-2600 832-393-2600 Tuesday : 10 am – 6 pm Wednesday : 10 am – 8 pm Thursday : 10 am – 6 pm Friday : 10 am – 5 pm Saturday : 10 am – 5 pm Sunday : Closed Monday : Closed Floorplan (pdf) At Clayton Library we do have free parking available for users of the library. Lockers are available to place belongings in for the day. To Read more [...]

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    The African American Library at the Gregory School

    The African American Library at the Gregory School officially opened its doors on Saturday, November 14, 2009. Located in the historic Freeman’s Town at 1300 Victor St., Houston, TX 77019, the library is housed in the Edgar M. Gregory School, which served as the first public school for African Americans in Houston. The first library of its kind in Houston and one of the few African American libraries in the country, the Gregory School serves as a resource to preserve, promote, and celebrate the rich history and culture of African Americans in Houston, the surrounding region, and the African Diaspora. This historic building was reconditioned to serve as a repository for use by historians, researchers, and general public. The African American Library at the Gregory School is the newest of three special collections operated by the Houston Public library. The Read more [...]