Pagan-Montrose

Pagan-Montrose

Thurs., August 16—Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Tues.–Sat.
Admission: $5 for adults, $2 children 5–18
 

South and North of the Border: Houston Paints Houston brings together more than 60 works created over 130 years to showcase the re-visioning of Houston through the eyes and works of Houston’s own artists who helped create the modern city in which we live.

This exhibition is half of a joint project with the umbrella title South and North of the Border, to be mounted in conjunction with the Ideson Gallery of Houston Public Library, where Houston Paints Mexico will explore how our artists helped create our understanding of our closest, and in many ways, most important neighbor.  The two shows together are corner stones of the Festival of Earlier Houston Art taking place in institutions and galleries all over Houston during the fall of 2018.

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Noon Lecture
Lost Restaurants of Houston
by Paul Galvani

 San Jacinto Inn

San Jacinto Inn

Thursday, October 18, 2018
12:00–1:00 p.m.
Free for members, $5 for non-members


With more than fourteen thousand eating establishments covering seventy different ethnic cuisines, Houston is a foodie town. But even in a place where eating out is a way of life and restaurants come and go, there were some iconic spots that earned a special place in the hearts and stomachs of locals. Maxim’s taught overnight millionaires how to handle meals that came with three forks. The Trader Vic’s at the Shamrock offered dedicated homebodies a chance for the exotic, and Sonny Look’s Sirloin Inn maintained the reputation of a city of steakhouses. From Alfred’s Delicatessen to Youngblood’s Fried Chicken, Paul and Christiane Galvani celebrate the stories and recipes of Houston’s fondly remembered tastemakers. Hear stories about the lost restaurants of Houston.

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See Interesting Places (SIP)
Memorial Art Spectacular

 See Interesting Places

See Interesting Places

Thursday, October 30, 2018
6:00–8:00 p.m.
THS Members $55, non-members $60

See Interesting Places (SIP) is your passport to Houston’s most fascinating, famous and little-known places, where you can meet, mingle and learn the stories of Houston. SIP receptions include hors d’oeuvres and wine. Starting times for SIP receptions vary depending on location. Don't miss this chance to sip, taste and tour these historic Houston treasures. This stunning memorial area home has an art collection that rivals many museums. Advance reservations are required. Address and parking information will be provided upon registration.

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