Fall Art Series: Collecting Contemporary

Three Thursdays, September 13, 20, and 27; | Private houses; addresses will be given to subscribers; limited enrollment

Houston is one of the nation’s hottest incubators of contemporary art, and several local enthusiasts have been thoughtfully building collections of works by both established and emerging artists. We will visit collections that highlight known figures such as James Surls, Donald Judd, Alex Katz, David Bachelor, Robert Mangold, Richard Tuttle, Robin Utterback, Uta Barth, and Christian Eckhart as well as emerging artists such as Nina Bovasso, Hils Snyder, Aaron Parazette, Karyn Olivier, Adam Pendelton, Laura Lark, Paul Horn, Julie Mehretu, and Dario Robleto. On each outing, participants will visit multiple collections located near one another.

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Fall 2018 brochures are out! Please let us know if you did not receive one and we will be happy to send one to you.

Registration is now open. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 


The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now 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 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. Please contact the registrar if you would like to be wait listed for this course. 


Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!


For additional information about any of our courses, to register offline, or to add your name to our mailing and/or email lists, please contact our adminstrator at  or phone 713.666.9000.