Visit our Flickr page
for images of current and past exhibitions!
Become a Member!
Support Lawndale throughout the year with a Subscription Membership! Starting at as little as $5 a month, this level automatically renews so that you'll never miss out on membership benefits!
Lawndale is participating in the new fundraising platform Power2Give sponsored by the Houston Arts Alliance. We are seeking support for our amazing exhibitions offered free throughout the year and also for the dynamic mural on the side of our building. Every donation counts no matter how large or small. Find out about how to donate to Lawndale's Power2Give projects by clicking here for exhibitions and here for the mural.
|2012 Annual Fund
Thank you for your enthusiasm and support for Lawndale this past year. We have had an exciting year offering innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions, along with a diverse range of programs and performances. The remainder of the season is equally as exhilarating. We hope you have had the chance to experience some of these programs and also to interact with the amazing artists that have worked so hard to produce and present their works here. We also hope you will return again and again.
Thanks to those who have contributed to our Annual Fund. We appreciate your enthusiasm and support for Lawndale. You enable us to look toward a bright future!
2012 Annual Fund Contributors
FLYING FISH BEADS/ GINGER TRAVIS DESIGNS
Houston Endowment (matching funds)
Diana Hudson & Lee Kaplan
Robert J. Card, M.D. & Karol Kreymer
Sara & Bill Morgan
H. Russell Pitman
Anna Senechal Rodgers
Joe & Anne Romano
Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas C. Stephens
Names as of 1/4/2013
Museum Educators Open House
Saturday, January 26, 2013
9 AM - 1 PM
Lawndale Art Center will operate a booth hosted by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for Houston Area educators. Area museums will provide information for educators about activities, events, group visits and other educational programs. For more information or to register, please visit www.houstonmuseumdistrict.org.
Houston Modern Home Tour
Saturday, January 26, 2013
11 AM - 5PM
Tickets: $30 ($25 online with promo code 'LAWNDALE'
The 2013 Houston Modern Home tour is a self-guided driving tour of Houston's coolest modern architecture, designed by some of the Bayou City's greatest architects. Tour-goers can explore the inside and outside of 6 to 10 area homes that are sure to wow even the most casual observer.
Use the promo code 'LAWNDALE' to get $5 off each advanced ticket purchased online. Proceeds from every ticket purchased with this code benefit Lawndale Art Center.
Spend a day checking out some of Houston's finest modern residential architecture, and help support Lawndale!
Houston Modern Home Tour website: houston.modernhometours.com
On view January 25 - March 2, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
6:30 - 8:30 PM, Artist talks at 6 PM
Present Tense | Curated by Sapphire Williams
Work by Shannon Duncan, Rosine Kouamen, Emily Peacock, Britt Ragsdale, Arnea Williams & Sapphire Williams
Doing It Like Dolly Does...How Does Dolly Do It | Carrie Cook & Abi Semtner
Neutral Ground | Dan Rule
Rivers of Our Vision | Xochi Solis
Also on view...
Human Hamster Wheel | James Ciosek
2013 Texas Biennial Open Call for Art
Deadline: February 28, 2013
The Texas Biennial is pleased to announce that the 2013 Open Call for Art has begun. The Biennial is open to all artists living and working in Texas. Submissions for TX★13 will be accepted online at www.texasbiennial.org now through February 28, 2013.
The Texas Biennial will take place September 5 - November 9, 2013 with a range of exhibitions and other programming in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Marfa. The curated open call survey exhibition that is the central feature of the project will be presented at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio, with selected performances during the run of the exhibition at CentralTrak-The Artist Residency of the University of Texas at Dallas. A special commissioned Biennial artist project will be presented by Ballroom Marfa. In celebration of the Biennial's 5th anniversary, Lawndale Art Center in Houston and Big Medium in Austin will also host exhibitions of current work by selected past Biennial artists, August 23 - September 28, 2013. Additional programming will be announced as details become available.
Information about the online application process is available at www.texasbiennial.org.
Design Fair 2013: Learn. Shop. Connect.
April 24 - 28, 2013
CALL FOR EXHIBITORS
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: January 16, 2013
Design Fair 2013 features vintage modern objects of the 20th century as well examples of cutting-edge contemporary design. A wide selection of carefully curated items will be available for purchase as part of the Design Fair, including furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion. Visitors to the Fair will be able to meet the designers and exhibitors for an up-close and personal look at the pace-setting designs of today and the mid-20th century.
Please visit our website for more information about Design Fair 2013.
Designers and dealers interested in participating in Design Fair 2013, please visit our Exhibitor Information Page to apply.
Applications are due January 16, 2013.
April is Modernism Month
Don't miss out on a week's worth of great events, lectures and shopping in celebration of all things modern at the Houston Modern Market, April 17 - 22, the week before Lawndale's Design Fair. Proceeds from the market benefit Houston Mod.