Events Calendar

  • Sat
    11:00 amWebinar
    Program events

    Artist Erik Hagen and Curator Kelly Montana, the Assistant Curator at The Menil Drawing Institute, explore the intersection of art and science in front of Hagen’s 48” by 72” painting. Using augmented reality, the painting transforms into a video in which the viewer virtually flies through a ghostly Houston-on-the-sea, set in the year 2550. Erik is a professional engineer and artist with work in the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Kelly most recently organized the Menil’s Brice Marden exhibit, and is interested in the intersection of art, history, and politics. Curator Kelly Montana and artist Erik Hagen will discuss the artist’s practice of layering work atop previous work as a metaphor for deep time and exploring humanities place in the cosmos through painting and video.

    The VAA program will occur as a live webinar with time for QA on June 13 at 11:00 A.M.  Please check the VAA events calendar for directions on how to view the program as we get closer to the date.



  • Mon
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006

    VAA critiques are opportunities for artists to share their work with other artists. These are peer critiques in which everyone is invited to show work and discuss the work of others. You don’t have to bring work in order to show up.

    Work can be in any medium and artists may bring 1 to 10 pieces. Participants will be allowed as much time as possible depending on how many people are showing work.  Artists are encouraged to bring current pieces/projects they wish to discuss with others and get feedback on concept, technique, presentation, etc.

    Drinks and snacks will be provided (feel free to bring and share, too).

    VAA members and non-members are welcome to come. There is no fee.

    Thanks to Archway for hosting!