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Visit Houston, Texas with the JRA
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 to Friday, May 08, 2020
Category: TRIPS

Visit Houston, Texas with the JRA

May 5-8, 2020
Houston, Texas

Learn all Houston has to offer with its cultural institutions, public art and more. Visit the premier Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Tour local artist studios; and have exclusive access to the region's top private craft collections. 



Public Arts Tour
Houston has an incredible selection of outdoor public art – not your typical fire hydrant, elephant & cow sculpture. 

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Meet Executive Director, Perry Price, and enjoy a guided tour of the May exhibition and 4 resident artist studios, followed by High Tea hosted by HCCC.

Collectors Tours
The Houston Center for Craft will be arranging 3 or 4 exclusive private collectors' homes.

The Silos & Sawyer Yards, Arts District Houston
Arts District Houston is a state-recognized cultural district in Houston with one of the highest concentrations of working artists in the United States. We will be visiting the craft artists' studios. 

Glassell School of Art
New gallery and building across from HMFA. Studio and gallery tours.

Museum of Fine Art, Houston
Wander through a private guided tour of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, created especially for the JRA. The MFAH is home to some of the country's most revered craft collections including the Helen Drutt English jewelry collection and the collection of past JRA president Mel and Lee Eagle. 

Asian Center
Tour and lunch at one of the best buildings in the city. 

Foelber Gallery Jurying and Farewell Dinner
Foelber Gallery is the only ceramic gallery in Houston. We are jurying an exhibit of Texas ceramists for the JRA visit. They will also have the opportunity to vote for two artist and the prize will be a solo show at the gallery. Foelber has a back yard and will be having an outdoor dinner for the JRA and a tour of the school and firing area. I will need the JRA to sponsor this dinner.

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