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Mars by artist MPA in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Posted: May 9, 2016 at 7:42 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston is certainly a distinctive building from the exterior.  The architect Gunnar Birkerts designed a stainless steel clad parallelogram space.  Shafts of sunlight can bounce off of this reflective surface on sunlit days.  Even in cloudy weather, this building invites attention from passersby. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 1972 was the […]

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M-K-T Railroad Museum with Caboose & Depot in Katy, TX

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 8:58 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Linocuts, Museums

M-K-T Railroad Museum This small but impressive little M-K-T Railroad Museum and park also serves as the Information and Tourist Center for visitors to Katy, Texas. The location is 5615 First Street, Katy, Texas 77493. Hours of operation are 9am to 3pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. What makes this park […]

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Cockrell Butterfly Center Pictures ~ HMNS in Hermann Park

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 4:37 pm   /   Museums, Tourist Attractions

Looking for Butterflies in Houston, Texas Houston, Texas has a mild climate where one can see butterflies year round. This is especially true if one has planted vegetation that attracts them. But where does one go to see exotic butterflies galore from all around the world in one place? The Cockrell Butterfly Center at the […]

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In front of Katy Heritage Museum

Pictures of Katy Heritage Museum & Vintage Contents

Posted: March 27, 2016 at 6:49 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Museums

Museum in Katy, Texas My husband and I had visited the Katy Heritage Museum many years ago.  I had done the same with my mother. When we chose to tour it again today we were amazed to to see many additions to the museum.  The Katy Heritage Society has a park adjacent to the museum […]

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Charles Criner standing by a litho stone placed upon the working antique 1835 Star Wheel Press

Charles Criner, the Heart & Soul of His Lithography Art

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 5:46 am   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Looking into the heart, soul, & character of a gentleman who also happens to be a renowned artist by the name of Charles Criner has been my husband’s & my great pleasure. Being able to also call him a friend enriches us beyond belief. See examples of his work here.

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