Jul 31, 2014 -
This bluegrass group's performance includes actor-comedian Steve Martin on banjo and native Texas musician Edie Brickell on vocals. Jones Hall.
Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014 -
This deer-hunting showcase features a trophy buck contest, 3-D archery tournament, Joe Martin's Snakes of Texas, a junior anglers fish-catch tank and vendors. Reliant Center.
Feb 14, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014 -
An original edition of the Magna Carta, and the only known example of the King's Writ--a letter from King John to the Sheriff of Gloucester announcing the signing of the Magna Carta--is visiting Houston from its home in Hereford Cathedral. The Magna Carta was adopted in 1215 and is considered to be Great Britain's most valuable export to the world, as well as a model upon which the United States Constitution was based. Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive.
Jun 17, 2014 - Aug 19, 2014 -
Performers give life to story submissions. Rudyard's British Pub, 2019 Brimberry St.
Jun 28, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014 -
Organized in collaboration with the artist Haim Steinbach, this exhibition surveys modern and contemporary sculpture in the Menil Collection. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross.
May 31, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 -
This exhibit explores the work of American couturier Charles James (1906-78) in relation to some of his most committed patrons and clients, John and Dominique de Menil. A conversation between wardrobe and interior, this exhibition presents a selection of garments and furniture. It includes evening gowns and daywear such as suits and coats, from Dominique de Menil's personal collection. The clothing is complemented by furniture James designed for the de Menils and set among references to the Menil House interior, such as drapery and wall colors, which he also designed. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross.
May 30, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 -
Houston metalsmith and educator Sandie Zilker experiments with color, contrast, texture, pattern and form in creating jewelry. Each of her pieces is packed with personality, increasing the wearer's senses and creating a unique relationship between wearer and object. Front Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St.
May 30, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 -
This international exhibition of contemporary jewelry explores the physical space where the complex relationship between Mexico and the United States is most evident, the borderlands. With startling results, 90 artists from the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Australia and Latin America explore the underlying currents of the border environment within geographic, political, social, cultural and ideological contexts. Main Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St.
Jun 15, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014 -
The exhibition explores the beauty, variety and historical poignancy of Charles Marville's art through nearly 100 photographs that span his entire career. At the heart of the show are compelling views of Paris both before and after many of its historic neighborhoods were razed to make way for broad boulevards, monumental buildings and manicured parks. Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Jun 22, 2014 - Sep 22, 2014 -
This exhibition marks the first time the renowned collection of the Marquesses of Cholmondeley--housed at Houghton Hall, the family estate in Norfolk--will travel outside of England. From great family portraits by William Hogarth, Joshua Reynolds and John Singer Sargent, to exquisite examples of Sevres porcelain, rare pieces of R. J. & S. Garrard silver and unique furniture by William Kent, the exhibition vividly evokes the fascinating story of art, history and politics through the collections of this aristocratic English family through three centuries. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
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