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  • Wed

    8th Juried Invitational Exhibition

    6 p.m. to 8 p.m., awards at 7 p.m.1600 Smith St Gallery (concourse level), 1600 Smith St 77002 (Map)

    Installation shot

    Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) will host an opening reception for the 8th Juried Invitational Exhibition on Wednesday, May 27, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., with an awards presentation at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, August 1, at the 1600 Smith Street Gallery. The exhibition is juried by Chris Higham, noted Houston art collector and active volunteer in the Houston arts community.


    Mr. Higham is a co-founder of an annual exhibition at Spring Street Studios and is a regular volunteer with the Bayou City Arts Festival, KUHF/Houston Public Media and Lawndale Art Center. Additionally, he conducts interviews of artists for Houston Art Showcase, a local organization that strives to ignite art appreciation and increase artistic standards in the local community, while providing opportunities to reach, develop and stimulate artists. The interviews can be seen on YouTube.


    The public is invited to attend. The 1600 Smith Street Gallery is on the concourse of 1600 Smith Street, Houston, Texas 77002.