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Meaning of “Trying to Catch Freedom” by Charles Criner

Posted: November 22, 2016 at 3:38 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

“Trying to Catch Freedom” Sometimes when it comes to art, things just seem to evolve and such is the case with this particular piece of art created by the well-known artist Charles Criner. Many people know him as the resident artist at the Printing Museum in Houston.  It is there that he has his studio […]

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Juneteenth Meaning & Charles Criner Art Posters

Posted: October 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Artist Charles Criner For more information about this talented and creative artist check out the article titled Heart & Soul of Art by Charles Criner. If you click on the above referenced article, you will have more of an idea of just what goes into a Charles Criner piece of art. He creates many original […]

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Sugar Land Prison now Houston Museum of Natural Science

Posted: October 7, 2016 at 1:13 pm   /   Museums, Sugar Land

This Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land was at one time a prison farm.  It was the first industrialized prison farm in the state of Texas and was built entirely with prison labor.  Completed in 1939 the cost was a mere $73,000. Central State Prison Farm, Camp Two was nicknamed Two Camp by […]

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Houston Fire Museum Showcases History with Fun for Kids

Posted: August 16, 2016 at 8:05 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Houston Fire Museum is located in the Midtown area of Houston.  This historic building dates back to 1898.  The oldest fire house in Houston, it was designed by Olle J. Lorehn.  It was opened for business as an active fire station in 1899 and has an official historical medallion on the exterior of the […]

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Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM) in Fort Bend County

Posted: August 3, 2016 at 1:57 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM) is the only art museum in all of Fort Bend County!  The museum opened on September 8, 2013. It was the dream of its founder, Ana Villaronga-Roman who invested hundreds of thousands of her own dollars into this venture. Created as a not-for-profit entity almost all of its operating […]

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