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August 2020

Current Temporary Museum Exhibits & Art Installations Around Houston

Saturday, August 1, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020
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Greater Houston boasts some of the finest, and some of the quirkiest, museums and art installations in the nation. And many of them play host to curated and traveling showcases of art, history, science, and ingenuity—including many kid-friendly options. Click here to view our full and detailed list of temporary exhibits and installations currently on display around Greater Houston. Ticketed Exhibits & Installations Museums and destinations are listed in order of prominence, and separated into ticketed exhibits. Ticketed exhibits are…

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September 2020

14 Pews’ Anti-Racist Book Club on Zoom

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Free

14 Pews hosts a monthly Anti-Racist Book Club, which will meet the last Thursday of the each month. Book club members will read books across genres that explore issues of race in America as in order to better understand ourselves, our history, and our Houston community. Education and greater self-awareness are foundational for change. All who have read that month's book are welcome. Book club meetings will be held on Zoom through at least Thursday, September 24, 2020 and may…

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Galveston Historical Foundation: Lost Galveston Live Talk on Facebook Live

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Free

Brian Davis, the author of Lost Galveston and Executive Director of the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation, takes you on a virtual tour of Galveston Island's lost buildings and stories. This event will be held online on Galveston Historical Foundation's Facebook page. Admission Free. Click here for more information. This Boosted Calendar Listing was sponsored by the event organizer. These are expanded beyond our basic listings, featuring event graphics and images and more detailed information. They’re added to our calendar…

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Asia Society Texas Center presents Impact of Election 2020 on U.S. –Asia Relations on YouTube and Facebook Live

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Free

Join Asia Society for an online conversation on what Asia policy might look like under a Democratic president, what a second Trump term would mean for Asia, how U.S. domestic policy will impact U.S.–Asia relations, and which challenges the region holds for the U.S. regardless of the outcome of the 2020 elections. This event will be held online via Asia Society's YouTube channel and Facebook page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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2020 Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards: Virtual Celebration Recognizing Eight of Houston’s Finest

Friday, September 25, 2020 | 9:00 am to 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Free

For its fifth year, the Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards are going virtual, sharing eight vignettes celebrating the 2020 honorees for Hispanic Heritage Month from Friday, September 18 through Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Each honoree was nominated by community partners and selected by a panel of judges. Honorees were judged on criteria that included their personal impact in the community, helping further the mission of a nonprofit organization and overcoming personal obstacles. Comcast will also donate $1,000 to the nonprofit organization of…

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Weekend Tours of The Orange Show

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 4, 2020

The Orange Show Monument, 2402 Munger Street
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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$5

The Orange Show in the East End, a folk art environment, is offering guided tours on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Tours will all be limited to eight people, and last approximately 30 minutes, and will give an overview of the history of the entirely outdoors Orange Show and delve into the mind of its creator, Jefferson Davis McKissack. The Orange Show A monumental work of handmade architecture, located in Houston's East End, The Orange Show was built single handedly by McKissack from 1956 until…

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Basement To Attic Tours of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
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1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$30

The 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours offer visitors a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits. It includes Mrs. Gresham’s studio and an exclusive third-floor, one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. Offered a few times a month through 2020, these tours are the best opportunity the public has to view all floors of the historic property. About 1892 Bishop's Palace Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and…

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Weekend Tours of The Beer Can House in Rice Military

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 4, 2020

The Beer Can House, 222 Malone Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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$5

The Orange Show in the East End is offering guided tours of the folk art environment, The Beer Can House in Rice Military, on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Tours will all be limited to eight people, and last approximately 30 minutes, and will give an overview of the history of Houston's Beer Can House and delve into the mind of its creator, John Milkovisch. The Beer Can House Created by a retired upholsterer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, the creation of the…

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Drive-In Movie Screening of Get On Up at Raven Tower

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 6:45 pm
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One event on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:00 pm

The Raven Tower, 310 North Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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$30

The Best Little Drive-In in HTX presents a drive-in screening of Get On Up (2014), chronicling ​James Brown​'s journey from extreme poverty to becoming one of the most influential musicians in history. The weekly and socially-distanced drive-in movie experience, located at Raven Tower, continues its series of movies inspired by legendary musicians and music culture. The weekly and socially distanced drive-in has moved to Raven Tower, expanding the drive-in’s capacity. Spaces are available for 36 vehicles per screening. Raven Tower will…

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Drive-In Movie Screening of Get On Up at Raven Tower

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 10:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:00 pm

The Raven Tower, 310 North Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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$30

The Best Little Drive-In in HTX presents a drive-in screening of Get On Up (2014), chronicling ​James Brown​'s journey from extreme poverty to becoming one of the most influential musicians in history. The weekly and socially-distanced drive-in movie experience, located at Raven Tower, continues its series of movies inspired by legendary musicians and music culture. The weekly and socially distanced drive-in has moved to Raven Tower, expanding the drive-in’s capacity. Spaces are available for 36 vehicles per screening. Raven Tower will…

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Weekend Tours of The Orange Show

Sunday, September 27, 2020 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 4, 2020

The Orange Show Monument, 2402 Munger Street
Houston, TX 77023 United States
+ Google Map
$5

The Orange Show in the East End, a folk art environment, is offering guided tours on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Tours will all be limited to eight people, and last approximately 30 minutes, and will give an overview of the history of the entirely outdoors Orange Show and delve into the mind of its creator, Jefferson Davis McKissack. The Orange Show A monumental work of handmade architecture, located in Houston's East End, The Orange Show was built single handedly by McKissack from 1956 until…

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Weekend Tours of The Beer Can House in Rice Military

Sunday, September 27, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 4, 2020

The Beer Can House, 222 Malone Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States
+ Google Map
$5

The Orange Show in the East End is offering guided tours of the folk art environment, The Beer Can House in Rice Military, on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Tours will all be limited to eight people, and last approximately 30 minutes, and will give an overview of the history of Houston's Beer Can House and delve into the mind of its creator, John Milkovisch. The Beer Can House Created by a retired upholsterer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, the creation of the…

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2020 Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards: Virtual Celebration Recognizing Eight of Houston’s Finest

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 9:00 am to 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Free

For its fifth year, the Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards are going virtual, sharing eight vignettes celebrating the 2020 honorees for Hispanic Heritage Month from Friday, September 18 through Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Each honoree was nominated by community partners and selected by a panel of judges. Honorees were judged on criteria that included their personal impact in the community, helping further the mission of a nonprofit organization and overcoming personal obstacles. Comcast will also donate $1,000 to the nonprofit organization of…

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October 2020

Houston Botanic Garden Opening Season: Celebrating Asia

Friday, October 2, 2020 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 4, 2020

Houston Botanic Garden, 8210 Park Place Boulevard
Houston, TX 77017 United States
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$15

The new Houston Botanic Garden, officially open to the public on Friday, September 18, 2020, welcomes visitors to an oasis of learning, discovery, and horticultural beauty, kicking off a series of opening season weekends with special programming that will showcase Houston’s cultural richness and biodiversity. Take a stroll among beautiful plants and trees as you engage your senses while discovering the unexpected in Houston’s new living museum for plants. The opening season will feature a series of celebrations highlighting different regions of the…

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2020 Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards: Virtual Celebration Recognizing Eight of Houston’s Finest

Friday, October 2, 2020 | 9:00 am to 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Free

For its fifth year, the Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards are going virtual, sharing eight vignettes celebrating the 2020 honorees for Hispanic Heritage Month from Friday, September 18 through Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Each honoree was nominated by community partners and selected by a panel of judges. Honorees were judged on criteria that included their personal impact in the community, helping further the mission of a nonprofit organization and overcoming personal obstacles. Comcast will also donate $1,000 to the nonprofit organization of…

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