Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Shows & Exhibits during October
“Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor”
Houston Museum of Natural Science
May 22, 2009 - October 18, 2009
The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents one of the most extraordinary archaeological finds of the 20th century, considered by many to be the Eighth Wonder of the World: terra cotta warriors from the tomb complex of China's First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Intended to protect him throughout eternity, the warriors stood guard over a vast necropolis commissioned by the Emperor when he was only 13 years old. Marvel at more than 100 amazing objects, the largest display of terra cotta figures and tomb artifacts to travel to the U.S.
Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor was named one of the top five "must see" exhibitions by Time Magazine.
“Unexpected Patterns: QUAKE!”
Peggy Sexton and Archway Gallery host a national show. September 25 through October 23, 2009
2305 Dunlavy, Houston
The exhibit entitled Unexpected Patterns: QUAKE! features Art Cloth, unique hand designed wall hangings. Work created by, Rayna Gillman, Sue Copeland Jones, Lisa Kerpoe, Judy Langille, Russ Little, Mary-Ellen Latino, Joy Nebo Lavrencik, Barbara Schneider, Wrenn Slocum, Bev Snow, Katherine Sylvan & Maggie Weiss will be on view.
Opening reception from 5:30-8 pm, September 26, 2009. Meet the artists at a Gallery Talk on Tuesday, October 20, 4 -6 PM. Please come to the opening, the gallery talk or both. At the gallery talk, many of the artists will discuss the technical and physiological processes they drew upon to produce the work.
“CELEBRATING OUR CREATIVE SPIRIT,”
The Biennial Show of the Texas Federation of Fiber Artists
October 2 to December 24
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main St., Houston
The opening reception is 5:30-8:00pm, October 2, in conjunction with the Texas Federation of Fiber Artists Conference. The juror for this show, Tim Harding will also be the keynote speaker at the Conference.
October 10 – November 2, 1009
18 Hands Gallery
249 W. 19th Street, Suite B
Houston, TX 77008
Fiber art, juried by Ginny Eckley