Further the understanding of contemporary art at Blaffer Art Museum

Photo courtesy of Blaffer Art Museum

Scope out exhibitions of national and international works as well as artwork by students at the Blaffer Art Museum.

Located within the University of Houston campus in Third Ward, the Blaffer strives to be a gateway between UH and the City of Houston for creative innovation, experimentation, and scholarship.

Founded in 1973, the museum was named in honor of the late Sarah Campbell Blaffer, who during her lifetime made available to the University a collection of major artworks dating as far back as the 15th century to modern day.

Through free exhibitions, publications, and public programming, the museum cultivates a dialogue, invites participation, and inspires an appreciation for the visual arts as a vital force in shaping contemporary culture.

Click here for a full list of current and upcoming exhibitions and events.

Blaffer Art Museum

  • Location: 4173 Elgin St, Houston, TX 77004
  • Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Parking: Free museum parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the museum’s front entrance; metered street parking is also available
  • Admission: No cover
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Cody Swann
Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.