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Fantasy Coffins at the National Museum of Funeral History

Fantasy Coffins at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston

Posted: December 11, 2018 at 9:05 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities, Recent Posts

Coffins You Must See to Believe! Custom coffins are not a new idea. History can show us many examples from the past and even the present. However, the symbolic ones from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana created primarily since the 1950s are the most distinctive and eye-catching ones that I have ever seen. Seth […]

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Linocut Art of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Houston

Posted: August 14, 2016 at 2:23 am   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Linocuts

Linocut Art One day a congregant from St. Matthew Lutheran Church wandered into the Museum of Printing History in Houston, Texas.  She noticed a framed linocut print that I had created of her church.  It was hanging on the wall in the gift shop. She contacted me and long story short…they now have the rights […]

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Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum becomes a New Venue

Posted: July 4, 2016 at 3:38 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Did You Know?, Museums

Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum in Houston, Texas This is a look back at a very special museum exhibit which once graced our city for a time. Those of us who got to see it were fortunate to have had that experience! If you were not among its visitors, take a look at what you missed […]

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Louise Nevelson Frozen Laces – One Sculpture

Posted: June 26, 2016 at 6:53 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

Abstract Sculpture This abstract black painted Cor-ten steel sculpture by Louise Nevelson is a standout! It provides quite an artistic statement situated among the sleek modern buildings surrounding this public art installation in downtown Houston, Texas. The sculpture is titled FROZEN LACES – ONE and was created between the years 1979 to 1980. Louise Nevelson […]

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Buffalo Soldiers Museum in Houston, Texas

Posted: June 21, 2016 at 11:25 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum Before ever entering the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston, Texas admirers of architecture would certainly like the outward appearance of this impressive building. There are two medallions attached to this edifice. The one by the entrance door nearest the parking lot reads as follows: Houston Light Guard Armory Designed by […]

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Houston Metro Area: Some Interesting Facts

Posted: April 8, 2016 at 5:06 pm   /   Houston, Houston Metro Area

Airports  We have two main airports, George Bush Intercontinental & William P. Hobby. There are 31 smaller airports accommodating corporate jets to private airplanes all over our area. Zoning  Did you know that Houston is the only major U.S. city without zoning codes?  It’s true! Bayous  We have 4 bayous that run through our city.  […]

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