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Artful Anniversary: Carmen Herrera Estructuras MonumentalesBuffalo Bayou Park in the Fondren Foundation Meadow
105 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007
In celebration of the 5th anniversary of the completion of Buffalo Bayou Park, Buffalo Bayou Partnership is hosting Artful Anniversary, a series of 5 unique virtual performances and experiences through the month of October. Grab your party hat, tune in to our website or visit the park on your own, and enjoy the music, dance and art along Houston’s 160-acre award-winning green space. All 5-Year Artful Anniversary programs are free and available online.
Walk among the larger-than-life shapes of Estructuras Monumentales, an exhibition of outdoor sculptures by the 105-year-old, New York-based artist Carmen Herrera (b. 1915, Havana, Cuba).
On view in Fondren Foundation Meadow through April 2021. Estructuras Monumentales is co-presented with New York’s Public Art Fund.
Body Worlds & The Cycle of LifeHouston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030
Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life opens at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on October 17. BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life, a new special exhibition, delivers a breathtaking encounter with the inner workings of the human body and shows the effects of poor health, good health and lifestyle choices. In addition to showcasing the wonders of human development, the 100+ preserved human specimens – including whole-body plastinates – demonstrate the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the human body in distress, disease and optimal health.
In the exhibition, designed by BODY WORLDS’ creative and conceptual designer, Dr. Angelina Whalley, visitors follow the human body through the span of time and learn about the latest findings in anatomy, longevity and health.
Houston Mural Map: Take a Virtual or DIY tour of Street ArtAround Houston
A DIY tour of Houston’s street art is a perfect summer fun activity with #SocialDistancing. The awesome new HOUSTON MURAL MAP is your guide to enjoying 750+ street installations. Use the website – with a digital map of locations, photos, and artist information – to visit murals and Mini Murals anywhere in Houston. Visit HoustonMuralMap.com.You can take your own couch-surfing tour online, by clicking on sites of interest or near you and discover hidden gems and cool murals to visit later in person.Or, grab the family (or your roommates) and travel around to see and discover the murals in person. Before you leave home, you can use the website to create a “My Map” of sites to visit. Got murals? We’re looking for more! Send recent photos we can use, with the exact location and artist credits, to email@example.com.