Houston’s Weekend Happenings June 7th, 8th, 9th


June 7TH




The Printing Museum presents “Paper Couture” opening day

WHEN: Friday 10:00am

WHERE:  The Printing Museum, 1324 W. Clay St., Houston, TX 77019, Get Directions >

COST:  $5

DETAILS:  “Paper Couture” is an installation of retro-inspired fashions by origami artist, Joan Son. Based upon her original paper doll dress designs from 1958, “Paper Couture” traces Son’s use of a variety of paper techniques to create full-size dress sculptures which honor the past and open a portal to the present. Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on display until December 22.

INFO:  713-522-4652, http://printingmuseum.org/exhibition/paper-couture/


June 7th, 8th, 9th





The FOMO Factory Immersive Pop-Up

WHEN: Friday 10:00am, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 11:00am

WHERE:  The Galleria, 5085 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77056, Get Directions >

COST:  $18-$28; free for children under 3

DETAILS:  The FOMO Factory will host an immersive exhibit filled with fantastical sets from iconic childhood moments. Visitors will shed their identity at the door as they shake off their worries and choose their new silly nickname before entering a fantastical world featuring 17 immersive rooms. In addition to FOMO’s now-iconic Birthday Room with its giant cake and Playground with rainbow seesaw, the Houston installation will introduce nine new concepts. In the Science Lab visitors can don a lab coat and goggles to conduct weird experiments, snuggle into a tent to tell ghost stories in the Summer Camp Room, or grab a giant marker and draw on the walls of the Coloring Book Room.

Unlike some immersive spaces, which operate much like a self-serve photo studio, The FOMO Factory specializes in offering an experience and not merely photo backdrops. The journey taps all five senses by including a theatrical staff, smells piped into rooms, a retro soundtrack, and even tastes of childhood. The FOMO Factory is located at the Houston Galleria in Suite 4710 on the mall’s third floor.

INFO:  512-586-3253, https://www.thefomofactory.com/


June 7th





The Gallery At… presents SQUIRREL?! Art & Social

WHEN:  Friday 6:00pm

WHERE: Cecil’s Pub, 600 W. Gray St., Houston, TX 77019, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS: The Gallery At… is a traveling pop-up art show run by Gordon and Tara Greenleaf. Besides popping up at various locations ranging from New Ulm to Sugarland, this “folie a deux,” as they jokingly refer to themselves, puts on multi-artist events at Cecil’s Pub in Montrose/Mid-town several times a year.

Some of their most notable themed events in their signature “Art & Social” format have included GypsieMoonstruckHarvest Moon007, and Mad HatterSQUIRREL?! has no particular theme; they just hope to get your attention with a fun mix of paintings, photography, jewelry, wood carvings and metalwork featuring up to 10 local artists.

INFO:  713-527-9101, https://www.facebook.com/events/287874118826251/


June 7th


Art League Houston presents “Flicker Futures,” “So It Will Be,”Ubuntu: I am because we are,” and “Sustainable Lifeguard Chair Chicken Coop (SLICK)” opening reception

WHEN:  Friday 6:00pm

WHERE:  Art League of Houston, 1953 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS: Art League Houston presents four new exhibits:

    Flicker Futures is a three-part analog-digital installation by the artist team Bill Brown and Sabine Gruffat based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This exhibition is comprised of a series of analog-digital operations that recontextualize and build on current discourses surrounding the idea of the film frame, screen, and projector.

    So It Will Be is an exhibition of watercolor and ink on paper drawings by Houston based artist Daniel Heimbinder. Recognized for his monumental works on paper, Heimbinder depicts a complex, apocalyptic world with a meticulous and scrutinizing eye. His works are visually arresting and intellectually stimulating in their Bosch-like detail, telling a dystopian story of humanity where time and place are secondary to the narrative that unfolds.

    Ubuntu: I am because we are is an installation by Bronx, New York based artist Ahmed Tijay Mohammed (Tijay Mohammed). Ubuntu (uu-boon-tuu) explores the vital and significant role of women, especially the lives of immigrant women, whose daily labor and work, necessary to their families and livelihood, often goes unnoticed. In this sense, Ubuntu is a group portrait, celebrating the familial and societal impact of their lives and work.

    Sustainable Lifeguard Chair Chicken Coop (SLICK) is a new, interactive work by Houston based artist Kasey Short, funded in part by the 2019 Support for Artists and Creative Individuals Grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. This project and site-specific installation underscore the artist’s interest in creative sustainability, society and consumerism.

Following the opening reception, these exhibits will be on display until July 20.

INFO:  713-523-9530, http://artleaguehouston.org/



June 8th






Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center presents Avengers Arise

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am

WHERE:  Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, 198 Kempner St., Sugar Land, TX 77498, Get Directions >

COST:  $11-$12; free for members and children under 1

DETAILS: Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center presents Avengers Arise, where guests will have a chance to meet Captain Marvel, Spider-Man and Black Panther and unleash their inner power.

INFO:  832-742-2800, http://childrensdiscoveryfb.org/



June 8th



Fort Bend County Libraries presents Jack & the Beanstalk

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am, 2:00pm

WHERE:  First Colonial Branch Library, 2121 Austin Pkwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479, Get Directions >

George Memorial Librar, 1001 Golfview Dr. . Richmond, TX 77469, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Fort Bend County Libraries will present a children’s theater performances of The Magik Theatre’s Jack & the Beanstalk at two locations: George Memorial Library’s Jodie E. Stavinoha Amphitheater at 10 am and at the First Colony Branch Library at 2 pm. This family-friendly performance by The Magik Theatre is adapted from the classic children’s tale about a boy named Jack who trades his best friend for three magic beans. The beanstalk brings him more gold than he could ever spend, but Jack is unhappy. Find out what happens when Jack learns that a true friend is the greatest treasure in all the world. Presented with the generous support of the Friends of the Library, the performance is suitable for families with children of all ages. The performance at George Memorial Library will be presented in an outdoor amphitheater, and seating is concrete. Theater-goers are encouraged to bring cushions to sit on. Glass containers, alcoholic beverages, and popcorn are not allowed in the amphitheater.

INFO:  http://www.fortbend.lib.tx.us/




June 8th, 9th




PhotoPop Co. presents 1971 Volkswagen Bus Pop-Up

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 10:00am

WHERE:  Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St., Houston, TX 77007, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  PhotoPop is the brainchild of an anonymous street artist, and its interactive art exhibits featuring a vintage 1971 Volkswagen bus, have been seen around Houston, at places like Snooze Montrose, 8th Wonder, and Emerson Rose. The exhibits showcase various themes, like “Around the Campfire,” “Bang Screw,” “Brunch Brunch Brunch,” and “Summer of Love.”

In addition to PhotoPop’s signature colorful exhibits with inflatables and life-size props, guests can jam out to nostalgic hits, chomp on popsicles, and shop bus-inspired merch.

INFO:  http://www.photopop.co/




June 8th




Community Artists’ Collective presents “A Musical Tribute” opening reception

WHEN:  Saturday 3:00pm

WHERE:  Community Artists’ Collective – Bermac Arts Building, 4101 San Jacinto St. Suite 11, Houston, TX 77004, Get Directions >

COST: Admission is free

DETAILS:  Visual artist and creative consultant Mack Bishop’s newest exhibition celebrates Black Music Month with paintings of the iconic musical figures who opened America’s doors for all creatives of color. For the last two years, Bishop has taken a departure from his core thesis work to explore new mediums and themes. As the experimental phase continued, musical narratives began to develop. Bishop’s works are known for his use of found objects and shattered glass incorporations while using emotive spiritual motifs to strengthen his narrative.

“A Musical Tribute,” featuring portraits of Aretha Franklin, Beyonce, Whitney Houston and Nipsey Hustle, is curated by Dominic R. Clay. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until June 29.

INFO:  http://www.thecollective.org/


June 8th



Houston Parks Board presents Sims Bayou Greenway Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

WHEN:  Saturday 11:00am

WHERE:  Sims Bayou Greenway, 4574 Simsbrook Dr., Houston, TX 77045, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS: The Houston Parks Board, Houston Parks and Recreation Department, and CenterPoint Energy will celebrate the new Sims Bayou Greenway and first recreational trail along a CenterPoint Energy easement in Houston.

The grand opening event will include a variety of family fun activities including life-size yard games from Nature & Eclectic Outdoors, e-bikes provided by Bike Barn, a scavenger hunt, free face painting, a food truck, sidewalk activities, free snow cones and popcorn, and more. The event will conclude with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon. This milestone moment will mark the completion of the first recreational trail along a CenterPoint easement in Houston. The 1.5-mile hike-and-bike trail will run north of Sims Bayou Greenway to W. Airport in southwest Houston, providing important connections to the communities living in this area. The occasion also marks the completion of a Bayou Greenways 2020 segment and the completion of a 2.58 mile segment of Sims Bayou Greenway beginning at Heatherbrook Drive and ending at Buffalo Speedway.

INFO:  713-524-0661, https://www.facebook.com/events/2389523594610437/


June 8th





Hotel Derek and BABE Rosé present Rosé All Day Pool

WHEN:  Saturday 1:00pm

WHERE: Hotel Derek, 2525 W. Loop S., Houston, TX 77027, Get Directions >

COST:  $25

DETAILS:  In honor of National Rosé Day, Hotel Derek is partnering up with BABE Rosé for a Rosé All Day Pool party. A splash pool, music, games, door prizes, rosé, and more await the guests. RSVP is required.

INFO: 713-297-4327,  https://www.destinationhotels.com/hotel-derek


June 8th





Galveston Arts Center presents “Cat Butt Parfait: Chuck & George Explore the Ecosystem of Domestic Feline Digestion” opening reception

WHEN:  Saturday 6:00pm

WHERE: Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St., Galveston, TX 77550, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Galveston Arts Center presents “Cat Butt Parfait: Chuck & George Explore the Ecosystem of Domestic Feline Digestion,” a new exhibition by the Dallas-based duo Chuck & George. Chuck & George create a colorful fantasia inspired by the parasites that populate the domestic feline digestive system for their exhibition. Often referencing their personal lives, their exhibition presents a good-humored dissection with variation and theme. The multiple media installation includes paintings, drawings, ceramics, and papier-mâché.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until August 18.

INFO:  http://galvestonartscenter.org/


June 8th





The Market at Sawyer Yards

WHEN:  Saturday 6:00pm

WHERE:  The Silos on Sawyer, 1502 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS: The Market at Sawyer Yards is a curated market that hosts a mix of artist mediums with a focus on folk art, the maker is the seller and artisan crafts including packaged specialty foods. The market features 60 exhibitors, live original music performances, food trucks, wine, beer, and cocktails.

INFO:  832-273-4798, http://sawyerstreetmarket.com/



June 8th





Czech Center Museum Houston presents Classical Concert

WHEN:  Saturday 2:00pm

WHERE: Czech Center Museum Houston, 4920 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Czech Center Museum Houston’s Classical Concert will showcase two selections: Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20, K. 466 and Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17, K. 453. Soloists Brighton Liu and Geoffrey Loff with Cadenzas by Wanda Landwoska and Ernő Dohnányi will be featured.

INFO:  https://www.czechcenter.org/calendar/2019/5/8/free-classical-concert


June 9th




Thorn & Moon and Avantgarden present Fascination Street Flea – Art + Vintage Market

WHEN:  Sunday 12:00pm

WHERE:  Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  The Fascination Street Flea – Art & Vintage Market is a curated, recurring monthly event featuring some of the best local artists, artisan makers, and vintage vendors that Houston has to offer.

INFO:  832-519-1429, https://www.facebook.com/fascinationstreetflea/



June 9th






Downtown District presents Second Sunday Revival

WHEN:  Sunday 12:00pm

WHERE: Market Square Park, 301 Milam St., Houston, TX 77002, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Historic Market Square’s new summer series creates a new and entirely different experience on the second Sunday of each month through September. The series begins with “Bloody Brass Brunch” in May, a showcase of Houston’s best Bloody Marys accompanied by favorite local brass bands.

INFO:  713-845-1000, http://www.marketsquarepark.com/calendar/




Discovery Green:  www.discoverygreen.com ,

Miller Outdoor Theater:  www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

Houston Symphony:   http://www.houstonsymphony.org/ – (713) 224-7575

Houston Ballet: http://www.houstonballet.org/ – (713) 227-2787

Alley Theatre:   http://www.alleytheatre.org/uh – (713) 220-5700

TUTS (Theatre under the Stars):  http://www.tuts.com/default.aspx

SPA – Society for the Performing Arts Houston:  http://www.spahouston.org/home – (713) 227-4772

Classical Theatre Company:  http://www.classicaltheatre.org/ – (713) 963-9665

Stages Repertory Theatre:   http://stagestheatre.com/ – (713) 527-0123

MFAH – Museum of Fine Arts Houston:  http://www.mfah.org/exhibitions

Houston Children’s Museum:  http://www.cmhouston.org/ – (713) 522-1138

Official Visitor’s Site for Houston:  http://www.visithoustontexas.com/travel-tools/events/

Culture Map Houston:  http://houston.culturemap.com/events/

Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion:  https://www.woodlandscenter.org/events – tel:281-363-3300




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