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August 4−December 31, 2014
Texas Treasures: Fine Furnishings from The Heritage Society's Kellum-Noble House
One Allen Center, Second Floor
11 a.m.−2 p.m.
The Heritage Society, in association with Arts Brookfield, has organized Texas Treasures: Fine Furnishings from The Heritage Societyís Kellum-Noble House an exhibition featuring Texas-made furnishings from the mid-19th century. The items on view are from The Heritage Societyís 1847 Kellum-Noble House, which is currently closed to the public for restoration.  This exhibition is sponsored by Arts Brookfield.


August 13−November 15, 2014
Answering the Call to Serve: Camp Logan, Houston, Texas 1917−1919
Co-Curators Louis F. Aulbach and Linda C. Gorski
The Heritage Society Museum Gallery
Admission is free
Learn about the hidden part of Houstonís history that resides in the underbrush at Memorial Park. The exhibit explores the history of Camp Logan with help of local archeologist and  features The Heritage Societyís Permanent Collection of Camp Logan materials and loans from private collectors.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Young Houstonians for Old Houston-History Pub Crawl
2−5 p.m.
$25 for members, $30 for non-members

Join Young Houstonians for Old Houston as we tour historic downtown Houston from a double decker bus! The historic tour will include Sam Houston Park, Market Square along with a few drink stops as part of the tour. Learn which building is the oldest in Houston, as well as which is the most haunted. Because itís close to Halloween, costumes are encouraged!
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Sunday, November 2, 2014
Our Houston Saints Cemetery Tour
1−5:30 p.m.
$25 per person
Are there saints among us? Discover the answer in the upcoming tour of Houstonís historic cemeteries! Presented by the Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society, and co-sponsored by The Heritage Society, Buffalo Soldiers Museum, and the Alexander Love Chapter of the NSDAR, the tour will depart by bus from The Heritage Society at 1100 Bagby at 1pm to visit Founders Cemetery, College Memorial Park Cemetery, and Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. A reception in The Heritage Society Tea Room will conclude the tour. To reserve a space, please phone 713-364-6344.


November 6, 2014−January 17, 2015
Paper in Pieces, Larger Than Life: The Art of Avril Falgout
1868 Pillot House
By appointment only on Saturdays. As part of a regular house tour Tuesday-Friday
Free on Saturdays, $5 Tuesday−Friday
See a dozen of Avril Falgoutís expressive and unique sculpted figures of paper mache. Paper in Pieces, Larger Than Life: The Art of Avril Falgout will be on display in The Heritage Society's historic Pillot House in a juxtaposition of 19th century period setting with contemporary artist interpreted figures.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Texas Decorative Arts
by Wallace Saage
12
−1 p.m.
One Allen Center, Second Floor
Beginning on August 20, 2014, The Heritage Society will present a monthly lecture in conjunction with Texas Treasures: Fine Furnishings from The Heritage Societyís Kellum-Noble House. The exhibit, presented by Arts Brookfield, and now on display at One Allen Center, features Texas-made furniture from the mid-19th century. Wallace Saage, Collections Curator for The Heritage Society, will be the presenter.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Building Arts Lecture
Preserving Wood Elements: Millwork for Historic Houses and Buildings
by Gary Cernoch
The Heritage Society Tea Room

7 p.m.
Free for members, $5 for non-members
 

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Finger Lecture Series
Dimond Knoll Project
by Jason Barret

The Heritage Society Tea Room
12−1 p.m.
Free for members, $5 for non-members


November 25, 2014−January 31, 2015
Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island
The Heritage Society Museum Gallery
Admission is free
From 1845 to 1924, the Port of Galveston was a major gateway for American immigration. This exhibition is the first of its kind to explore Galvestonís legacy as a port of entry on a national scale. It brings to light the little-known, yet rich, era of Galvestonís history and importance to the growth of Texas and the American Midwest.

While Ellis Islandís location in New York made it a natural port for Europeans, Galveston attracted a diverse group of people from Europe, Mexico, South and Central America, and even Asia. The exhibition highlights enduring themes in the history of immigration including the dangers of the journey, making a life in a new land, navigating bureaucracy, and confronting discrimination.

Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island is a traveling exhibition by the Bullock Texas State History Museum presented in partnership with Humanities Texas.


Sunday, December 7, 2014

Holiday Tea
3−5 p.m.
Adults $50, Children $35

Relax and enjoy tea, savories and sweets while you listen to festive holiday music, take a tour of the Museum Gallery and chat with friends and family at The Heritage Society's Holiday Tea.
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Saturday, December 13 & Sunday, December 14, 2014

52nd Annual Candlelight Tour
5−9 p.m.
Advanced ticket prices: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students (6−18) $5, children 5 and under are free.
Prices at the gate: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Students (6−18) $8, children 5 and under are free.
Each year, The Heritage Society decorates its historic buildings to reflect holiday traditions from different periods in Houston's past. This is a perfect way to share the holidays with friends and family.
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Texas Decorative Arts
by Wallace Saage
12
−1 p.m.
One Allen Center, Second Floor
Beginning on August 20, 2014, The Heritage Society will present a monthly lecture in conjunction with Texas Treasures: Fine Furnishings from The Heritage Societyís Kellum-Noble House. The exhibit, presented by Arts Brookfield, and now on display at One Allen Center, features Texas-made furniture from the mid-19th century. Wallace Saage, Collections Curator for The Heritage Society, will be the presenter.

 

 

For more information on these events,
please call The Heritage Society at (713) 655-1912.

 

 
 

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