Art at the Airport: Return Trip

Featuring Seattle Artist Sheila Klein, Denver-Based Artist Kate Petley and Houston’s Dixie Friend Gay

One Wednesday, January 11, 4:00 p.m. | Chartered bus; details of meeting point will be given to subscribers Limited Enrollment

Leave your luggage at home and enjoy the art and insights of our second group of award-winning artists at Bush Intercontinental Airport.  Tour highlights:

*Civic art discussion with CAROL LAUFER, director of civic art and design for the Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County

*SHEILA KLEIN’S "Leopard Sky," which was featured in the Special Addition August 2005 issue of Art in America

*The 62-foot-long "Air Drops" by Denver artist KATE PETLEY, whose work was featured in New American Paintings, Book #54, Fall 2004

*DIXIE FRIEND GAY’S 73-foot-long Byzantine mosaic mural, "Houston Bayou," described as "the singularly most distinctive art element as well as most noticed in the entire art program for Bush Intercontinental Airport," by Richard Vacar, director of the Houston Airport System

Note: Participants will be required to provide basic security information in advance and must have identification available at the airport.


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Upcoming is Spring 2018! 

West Side Story: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Two Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private residence directions to subscribers
A few seats available


Farming Wonders in Richmond, Texas
Saturday, March 24
Details to subscribers
A few seats available


What's on Lisa Falkenberg's Mind
Tuesday, March 27, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, Hermann Park, 1500 Hermann Drive, 77004


Gorbachev: His Life and Times
Monday, April 16, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | The Junior League, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, 77027
Co-sponsored with World Affairs Council of Houston


Behind the Pages: A Conversation with William Middleton 
Tuesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 P.M.


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