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Artist Talks, UH School of Art 43rd MFA Thesis Exhibition—Part 1

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
12:00pm—1:30pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming options:
Join on Zoom—Register for meeting info
Watch live on YouTube

Part 1 artists: Katie Lanier, Robert Legans-Johnson, Noah Leen, Virginia Patterson, Samiria Percival, Stevie Spurgin

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Artist Talks, UH School of Art 43rd MFA Thesis Exhibition—Part 2

Thursday, April 8, 2021
12:00pm—1:30pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming options:
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Watch live on YouTube

Part 2 artists: Marky Dewhirst, Marley Foster, Verónica Gaona , Wanda Harding , Jamey Hart, Marie Willams

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CWMCA Artists-in-Residence Spotlight: Eco-Tour with Brandon Ballengée

Friday, April 16, 2021
4:30pm—5:30pm CT
Free and open to the public: Register Here

Location:
801 North Nagle Street
Houston, TX 77003

Tour Houston’s ecosystem with artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée—Artist, biologist and environmental activist Brandon Ballengée invites the public to join him on a catch-

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CWMCA Artists-in-Residence Spotlight: Opening + Virtual Tour

Saturday, April 17, 2021
1:00pm—3:00pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming Options
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Tune in to celebrate the opening of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts 2020-2021 Artists-in-Residence Spotlight at Blaffer Art Museum and hear from artists Brandon Ballengée and Maris

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CWMCA Artists-in-Residence Spotlight: Artist Pop-Up, Brandon Ballengée

Saturday, April 17, 2021
8:00pm—9:30pm CT
Free and open to the public: Register Here

Location
UH Science Center/Shasta’s Pocket Prairie
3369 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77004

Join artist/biologist Brandon Ballengée for an evening of bug-watching at Love Motel for Insects outside of the University of Houston Science C

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CWMCA Artists-in-Residence Spotlight: Stories of Solidarity, Artist Talk & Panel with Marisa Morán Jahn

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
6:00pm—7:30pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming Options
Join the Zoom meeting: Register Here

Join Blaffer Art Museum and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts for an artist’s talk by Marisa Morán Jahn and panel conversation with Rafi Segal, June Barrett, and Lauren Simmon

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CWMCA Artists-in-Residence Spotlight: Conversation with Shaun Leonardo

Thursday, April 22, 2021
6:00pm—8:30pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming Options
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Three educators and administrators invested in the possibilities of youth development convene to speak of the passion, tenacity and willingness needed at the center of their practices, while i

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Alter-Realities: Intervening in the Politics of Immigrant Incarceration and Migration Control

Thursday, April 22, 2021
6:00pm—7:30pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming Options
English / Español

Join the Sin Hellas Art Collective for a discussion between artists and collaborators about the process of representing immigrant detention and immigration control through art and cultural interventions. How are

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From Migrant Struggle to Mass Resistance: Emergent Practices in Uncertain Times

Saturday, April 24, 2021
2:00pm—3:30pm CT
Free and open to the public

Streaming Options
English / Español

In the midst of a worldwide coronavirus outbreak, children, mothers, fathers, and loved ones face additional threats to their existence inside and outside immigrant detention. However, as migration and mass immi

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Public Programs


The Blaffer offers a wide variety of public programs, performances, and events, planned in conjunction with exhibitions and relevant cultural topics across disciplines and communities. Public programs bring experts, art historians, curators, and contemporary artists across disciplines to present new work, public lectures, seminars, and university class or studio visits to the museum community.

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