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.