Events Calendar


  • Mon
    15
    Jan
    2024
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006
    Critiques

    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.
    Artists will be invited to present their work according to these guidelines:
    -Regularly attending VAA members present first
    -VAA members present second
    -Non-VAA members present third
    *Be sure to arrive at 6:00 to get your name on the list of presenters.
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    Drinks and snacks
    will be provided.
    We go out to eat afterwards to keep the conversation going
    for those that want to.
    VAA members & non-members are welcome to come.
    There is no fee.

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  • Sat
    20
    Jan
    2024
    11:00 amMixed Emotions Fine Art, 7026 Old Katy Rd, Houston, TX 77024
    Workshops

    Photograph of interior of framing store with different frame types on displayJoin us Saturday, January 20th at 11:00 a.m. at Mixed Emotions Fine Art for our framing workshop, hosted by Paula Siegel. Paula and her team at MEFA have served interior designers, art consultants, architects, and galleries in Houston for over 45 years. Come learn from the experts how the proper frame will elevate your art, and help your work to stand out in the way it’s meant to be seen.

  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2024
    11:00 am2415 Taft St, Houston, 77006
    Program events

    Join Visual Arts Alliance Saturday, February 3,  at 11:00 a.m. for an in-person presentation by Matthew Reeves of Reeves Art + Design, at the gallery at 2415 Taft St, Houston, 77006. Join Matt as he discusses the ins and outs of building a personalized art collection. Learn about market trends and investment opportunities in the art world based on your preferences and collection goals. This program is ideal for anyone with a passion for art, from those just starting their collection to seasoned collectors looking to broaden their knowledge and network.

    Matthew Reeves is the owner of Reeves Art & Design. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in business and he practices art as a hobby.

    Reeves Art + Design is the largest family-owned and operated Houston art gallery located in the historic Midtown/Montrose district of Houston, TX. Founded in 1969, they have been providing a quality selection of fine art for over 50 years. While they offer a lot of pieces by international artists, they specialize in modern and contemporary fine art and design, highlighting works of both emerging and established local Houston Artists and craftsmen. Reeves' art and design gallery is carefully curated and all of our pieces are sourced and stored with the utmost care and attention to detail.

    Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) is an educational organization for practitioners of the visual arts and interested members of the general public. Founded in Houston, TX in 1981, VAA is an all-volunteer run, 501(c)3, nonprofit organization. In addition to educational and recreational programs, VAA produces professionally juried art exhibitions providing opportunities for members and non-members to have their work professionally judged and viewed by the public. For membership details and more information, visit www.visualartsalliance.org.

  • Mon
    19
    Feb
    2024
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006
    Critiques

    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.
    Artists will be invited to present their work according to these guidelines:
    -Regularly attending VAA members present first
    -VAA members present second
    -Non-VAA members present third
    *Be sure to arrive at 6:00 to get your name on the list of presenters.
    NEW
    Drinks and snacks
    will be provided.
    We go out to eat afterwards to keep the conversation going
    for those that want to.
    VAA members & non-members are welcome to come.
    There is no fee.

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  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2024
    11:00 am - 1:00 pmMontrose Center Room 106, 401 Branard Street, Houston, TX 77006
    Workshops

    Join us at the Montrose Center on February 24th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, for our February workshop. This month we will be hosting Dr. Mohammed Ali Bhatti, who will be leading an in-depth oil painting portrait demonstration with a live model. Please email membership@visualartsalliance.org to rsvp. You can visit artistmohammadali.com to learn more about Dr. Bhatti, and his work.

    Where: Montrose Center Room 106
    401 Branard Street, Houston, TX 77006

    When: February 24th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

     

  • Mon
    18
    Mar
    2024
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006
    Critiques

    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.
    Artists will be invited to present their work according to these guidelines:
    -Regularly attending VAA members present first
    -VAA members present second
    -Non-VAA members present third
    *Be sure to arrive at 6:00 to get your name on the list of presenters.
    NEW
    Drinks and snacks
    will be provided.
    We go out to eat afterwards to keep the conversation going
    for those that want to.
    VAA members & non-members are welcome to come.
    There is no fee.

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  • Mon
    15
    Apr
    2024
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006
    Critiques

    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.
    Artists will be invited to present their work according to these guidelines:
    -Regularly attending VAA members present first
    -VAA members present second
    -Non-VAA members present third
    *Be sure to arrive at 6:00 to get your name on the list of presenters.
    NEW
    Drinks and snacks
    will be provided.
    We go out to eat afterwards to keep the conversation going
    for those that want to.
    VAA members & non-members are welcome to come.
    There is no fee.

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  • Mon
    20
    May
    2024
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006
    Critiques

    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.
    Artists will be invited to present their work according to these guidelines:
    -Regularly attending VAA members present first
    -VAA members present second
    -Non-VAA members present third
    *Be sure to arrive at 6:00 to get your name on the list of presenters.
    NEW
    Drinks and snacks
    will be provided.
    We go out to eat afterwards to keep the conversation going
    for those that want to.
    VAA members & non-members are welcome to come.
    There is no fee.

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  • Mon
    17
    Jun
    2024
    6:00 - 8:00 pmArchway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, Texas, 77006
    Critiques

    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.
    Artists will be invited to present their work according to these guidelines:
    -Regularly attending VAA members present first
    -VAA members present second
    -Non-VAA members present third
    *Be sure to arrive at 6:00 to get your name on the list of presenters.
    NEW
    Drinks and snacks
    will be provided.
    We go out to eat afterwards to keep the conversation going
    for those that want to.
    VAA members & non-members are welcome to come.
    There is no fee.

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