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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Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 


The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.


Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 


Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern on Wednesday, November 14 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. A second session has been added and will meet Monday, November 12 from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Registrations are being accepted for November 12. You may register online, or by phone.


Who Gets to Vote: Challenges for the 2020 Elections?
Speaker: Dale Ho, director of the American Civil Liberties Union Voter Rights Project
Monday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Location to be announced


Fall is just around the corner. Register today!


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