Check out great museum exhibits in Houston opening in July 2021! Image courtesy: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

Looking for museum exhibits & events in Houston for July? There are a number of great options including puppet theatre for kids, exhibitions, a cosplay prop workshop and lots more! 

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events In July 2021 In Houston

The Woodlands Children’s Museum: Shadow Puppet Theatre

This puppet theatre is something to look forward to in July. Image courtesy: The Woodlands Children’s Museum

This July, bring the kids at home to the children’s museum for a fun filled hour of puppetry and storytelling. Kids can enjoy the story, Happy Birthday, Moon by Frank Asch. This is the tale of a young bear trying to find the perfect birthday present for the moon. At this storytelling hour, children will snap out of their bored summer routine and have a fun time with so many colors, voices and puppets.
When: Thursday, 8 July 2021, 11 a.m.
Where: 4775 W., Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381
How much: $7 for adults and children one year and older

Asia Society Texas Center: A Conversation With Kurt Campbell, White House Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific

At this museum event in July, meet Kurt Campbell, who was appointed to the newly created title of Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific by President Joe Biden in mid-January. Shortly after this appointment, Campbell engineered the landmark Quad Summit and organized meetings at the White House between the leaders of Japan and Korea. He is a key player in shaping the administration’s outreach to ASEAN countries, the Pacific Island nations as well as India and other South Asian countries. Join the museum for a chat which Campbell who will outline the Biden administration’s goals and strategies in this region.
When: Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Where: Online
How much: Free admission

Children’s Museum Houston: Dog Days of Summer

Play with therapy dogs on this Saturday afternoon. Image courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

On this pawsome Saturday, visit the museum to interact with the cuddliest therapy dogs and watch some of them even shake a tail to great music. Hang out with your furry friends at the museum during the afternoon and catch a performance by some of these pets.
When: Saturday, 17 July, 2021
Where: 1500 Binz St, Houston, Texas 77004
How much: $12

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft: In-Person Workshop: Cosplay 101 Prop Finishing

Attend this cosplay workshop for some tips on how to make your favorite costume props. Image courtesy: Houston Centre for Contemporary Craft

If you enjoy dressing up as your favorite characters in pop culture conventions, and otherwise, this cosplay workshop is the perfect place for you! Learn finishing techniques to perfect those 3D printed objects and dabble with some faux-finishing methods like sanding and painting. You will leave the workshop with your own cosplay prop, the perfect addition to your costume.
When: Saturday, 31 July 2021, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: 4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002 
How much: $45 for members and $55 for non-members

Holocaust Museum Houston: Several Steps Forward One Backward: Climate Change, Latin America, and Human Rights Resilience

Gather over Zoom for a discussion with professor Rosa Celorio, who has been teaching courses related to the US legal system, human rights and the rights of women. Extremely knowledgeable about the issues related to indigenous peoples and racial discrimination, she has also served as a senior attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).
When: Thursday, 15 July 2021, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Zoom
How much: Free admission

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Health & Wellness “A Healthy Perspective on Grief and Resilience” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Join the museum for a virtual lecture which looks at how medical professionals deal with their own losses and grief, both personal and professional. The talk will focus on their emotional reactions to loss, the complexities of sorrow and how they carve a path towards a more resilient future.
When: Saturday, 10 July 2021, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Virtual
How much: Free admission

Check out these museum exhibits in Houston launching in July 2021

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Cauleen Smith: We Already Have What We Need

This museum exhibit coming up in Houston this July is all about exploring the simple act of caring as an antidote to the injustices and inequities that have shaped our collective pasts and present. On display will be the works made by Cauleen Smith, the celebrated Los Angeles-based artist that will include feature films, videos, sculptures, textiles, installations and more!
When: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Where: 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
How much: Free

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock

Check out this exhibit that chronicles six decades of an artist’s work. Image courtesy: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

A museum exhibit this July in Houston will take you on a tour of Olga de Amaral’s artwork in a retrospective that highlights the Colombian artist’s prolific six decade long career. This July Houston exhibit is divided into four thematic sections: Radical Materialism, The Rebel Warp, Alchemy, and The Line. Each of these tells the story of the artist’s creative spirit.
When: Sunday, 25 July 2021
Where: 5601 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005
How much: Tickets are included in general admission

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