Art at the Airport with the Art Guys, Leamon Green, Leslie Elkins, Rachel Hecker, and Bert Samples

One Monday, November 7, 4:00 - 7:30 p.m. | Chartered bus; details of meeting point will be given to subscribers (Limited Enrollment)

Leave your luggage at home and enjoy the dizzying array of contemporary art by award-winning artists at Bush Intercontinental Airport. Participants will travel by bus on this early evening tour of Terminals A, B, D, and E for a rare opportunity to view the site-specific, multi-media installations commissioned for a variety of public spaces. Carol Laufer, director of civic art and design for the Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County, will provide an overview of the projects and civic art initiatives in general during our journey to the airport. After we arrive, several of the participating artists will join us for a behind-the-scenes tour to discuss their specific installations, providing insight into their concept, design process, and production.
Following the tour you may wish to join the artists and other participants for a casual, lively dinner at a local eatery (cost not included in the tour).

Light refreshments will be furnished during the bus journey.

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

Partial selection of artists whose work we will view at the airport:
The Art Guys
Dixie Friend Gay

Rachel Hecker
Leamon Green

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


If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez October 26-29, 2019 you may access the itinerary, trip cost, and registration documents here.

If you are interested in traveling to 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


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