Greeting from Houston: Vintage Postcard Views of the City exhibition

Greeting from Houston: Vintage Postcard Views of the City exhibition

Greetings from Houston: Vintage Postcard Views of the City

The exhibit consists of 132 postcards of Houston from the turn of the 20th century to the 1940s. The themes include Waterways, Hotels and Theaters, Schools, Associations & Houses of Worship, Government & Industry, Downtown, and Parks. The postcards are all from The Heritage Society’s permanent collection and include familiar buildings like the San Jacinto Monument and buildings long gone like the City Auditorium. For exhibition details, requirements, and rental fees, contact Ginger Berni at 713-655- 1912, ext. 102. 

 

Houston HIstory Timeline exhibition

Houston HIstory Timeline exhibition

 Houston History Timeline

The display consists of four cloth banners that make up a large timeline of Houston’s history beginning with the founding of the city by the Allen brothers and ending with NASA landing a man on the moon. The timeline is largely image-based and is featured on a background which is a letter signed by Sam Houston. For exhibition details, requirements, and rental fees, contact Ginger Berni at 713-655- 1912, ext. 102. 

The Heritage Society is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.