Opening Reception: Pitch and Roll
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception: Pitch and Roll

  • The Hangar at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum (map)
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Saturday, October 19, 2019 // 6 – 9 p.m.
Opening Reception: Pitch and Roll

The Hangar at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum, 8325 Travelair St.

Regular open hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10-5pm & Sunday 1-5pm

During the SMH festival, Pitch and Roll fills The Hangar at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport. This exhibition introduces contemporary sculptures positioned side by side with classic airplanes. The exhibit intimately connects the art  to human industry and technological prowess. “Hangar” artists responded to this challenge by creating works of outsize scale and unique diversity that hold their own against the fabulous flying machines. Opening reception is on Saturday, October 19 from 6 to 9 pm.

The following artists are participating: William Cannings, Dylan Conner, Sharon Engelstein, Orna Feinstein, Alex Larsen, Steve Murphy, Eduardo Portillo, Troy Stanley, James Surls.

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Opening Reception: James Surls
Oct
26
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception: James Surls

Saturday, October 26, 2019 // 2 – 6 p.m.
Opening Reception: James Surls: Holding the Years – The Splendora Dream

Splendora Gardens, 26041 Midline Rd., Splendora, TX

Splendora Gardens, Splendora, Texas joins the Sculpture Month Houston festival with James Surls: Holding the Years –The Splendora Dream. The exhibition will give an unparalleled in-depth view of the incredible scale, ambition and sheer inventiveness of his sculptural oeuvre. James Surls and Charmaine Locke lived and worked at their studio, what is now Splendora Gardens, from 1977 to 1997 at which time they moved to Colorado. After a 20-year absence, the compound has been renovated and opened up as a cultural meeting point. It also serves as an archival space to house important works by Surls and celebrate his legacy. Several dozen of his major works spanning four decades are being moved from his current studio in Carbondale to Splendora for a permanent installation. Opening reception: Saturday, October 26,  2019, 2 to 6 pm, Splendora Gardens, 26041 Midline Road, Splendora, TX 77328; Contact by phone at 832- 480-5452; Splendora Gardens is open to the public with tours every Saturday at 11 am or by appointment through November 30, 2019.

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Sculpture Month Houston Public Kick-off Party / Opening Reception: Outta Space
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

Sculpture Month Houston Public Kick-off Party / Opening Reception: Outta Space

  • SITE Gallery Houston, the Silos at Sawyer Yards (map)
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Saturday, October 12, 2019 // 6 – 9 p.m.
Sculpture Month Houston Public Kick-off Party / Opening Reception: Outta Space

Opening Night Music by Chapel In The Sky with Projections by Michael Walrond | SHDWSOFDUST

SITE Gallery Houston, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer St. Suite 400

Open Hours: Wed.-Sat. 12-6pm, Tours at 2pm on Saturday followed by select artist performances at 3pm

ARTISTS -

Suzanne Anker, Nicole Anona Banowetz, Joanne Brigham, Margaret Craig, Margaux Crump, Lina Dib, Mark Dion, Megan Gafford, Abhidnya Ghuge, Dave Greber, Ryan Hawk, Cindee Klement, Felipe Lopez, Steve Parker, Jonathan Read, Henry G. Sanchez, Margaret Smithers-Crump, Patrick Turk

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The fourth sculpture and installation art festival, Outta Space, sponsored by Sculpture Month Houston (SMH), begins October 12th and runs through November 30, 2019.  The primary exhibition Outta Space location is SITE Gallery Houston at The Silos at Sawyer Yards.  Thirty-four igloo-like art spaces in this defunct rice silo will provide a dramatic backdrop for the unique installations.

Daily tours by SMH volunteers are available. Volker Eisele, SMH President and Artistic Director, offers guided tours at 2:00 pm every Saturday during the run of the exhibition at SITE Gallery Houston. Also, there will be family-friendly activities offered by exhibiting artist, Henry Sanchez. Opening reception is on Saturday, October 12 from 6 to 9 pm.

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Artist Talk: Astroculture
Oct
11
2:00 PM14:00

Artist Talk: Astroculture

  • SITE Gallery Houston, The Silos at Sawyer Yards (map)
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Friday, October 11, 2019 // 2 – 3 p.m.

Artist Talk: Astroculture by Bio Art Pioneer, Suzanne Anker

SITE Gallery Houston, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer St. Suite 400

Suzanne Anker is the founder of the Bio Art Lab at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her work explores the intersection of art and the biological sciences and investigates the way nature is being altered in the 21st century. She addresses issues concerning genetics, climate change, species extinction and toxic degradation.

Anker’s work has been shown both nationally and internationally at major museums and art institutions. She is the author and contributor to many important books including “The Molecular Gaze: Art in the Genetic Age” and “The Greening of the Galaxy”.

We are honored to showcase her visually stunning installation Astroculture at the Sculpture Month Houston sponsored exhibition Outta Space at Site Gallery Houston at the Silos at Sawyer Yards. Suzanne Anker will be at the event and will speak about Astroculture and the Bio Art movement at her installation at the SITE Gallery on Friday, October 11th.

This is a FREE event :)

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