Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events this month in Houston – June 2021

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Looking for museum exhibits & events in Houston for June? There are a number of great options including events for kids, teens, book discussion, art workshop, exhibitions and more! 

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events In June 2021 In Houston

The Woodlands Children’s Museum: Magical Dads Day

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events this month in Houston – June 2021

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A Father’s Day celebration complete with magic shows, an interactive reading of a book about magic and a crafts table that will help the kids make magic hats and nuts and bolts as a special gift to mark the day. With dads in tow, kids can spend an exciting time at the museum with magician Monty and showman Hughdini, this magical dad’s day.
When: Saturday, 19 June 2021, 10 a.m. to 4 p.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: 2021 ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for Teens

A camp that offers activities, demonstrations and artist talks for teenagers on topics around art and social justice to enable a conversation on how they see the world. Teens will learn about various social issues while examining those questions which resonate with them the most. The camp will end with a student-led interactive showcase.
When: Monday, 21 June 2021 – Friday, 25 June 2021, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004
How much: $275 for members and $325 for non-members

Holocaust Museum Houston: Book Discussion: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events this month in Houston – June 2021

Connect with fellow bibliophiles from the comfort of your couch to discuss this heartwarming and important book. The pick for June is among some of the most influential works ever written and chronicles a young girl’s experiences while she went into hiding with her family during the Holocaust. 
When: Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Virtual
How much: Free admission

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Museum Exhibits In June 2021 In Houston – Continued

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Postcard Collage | Open Studio

Reconnect with family and friends by distancing from the screen in an event created in conjunction with the Tune In, Tap Out exhibit at the museum. The session involves making a postcard-sized collage using simple arts and crafts material and sending it to your loved ones using the age-old snail mail. You can pick up your in-person kits down at the museum.
When: Saturday, 5 June 2021, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
How much: Free

Moody Center for the Arts: Brie Ruais: Movement at the Edge of the Land

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events this month in Houston – June 2021

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A new exhibit coming up in this space marks first institutional solo exhibition of the Brooklyn-based sculptor Brie Ruais, who creates a physical and sensorial experience with her sculptures to examine our relationship with land. The artist follows a movement-based practice of making art which is revealed in the scrapes, gouges, and gestures embedded in the ceramic works.
When: Saturday, 5 June 2021 to Saturday, 28 August 2021
Where: Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-480, Houston, TX 77005-1827
How much: Free admission

The Health Museum: Kids Ask Anything with Dr. Heather Kline

A session exclusively for kids in which they can interact with an expert pediatrician and ask a number of questions about their growing body, health, wellness and more. The session has been created in conjunction with the exhibit, BRAIN: The World Inside Your Head which provides an up-close look at this important organ to study its development, geography, and function. 
When: Thursday, 17 June 2021, 6 p.m.
Where: Zoom
How much: Free admission

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Virtual Conversation | Artist Ernesto Neto

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events this month in Houston – June 2021

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A conversation between Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto and museum curator Mari Carmen about the former’s exhibit SunForceOceanLife currently showing at this cultural space. The talk will explore the artist’s enduring fascination with creating immersive environments that have redefined the boundaries between the artist and viewer.
When: Saturday, 5 June 2021, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Virtual
How much: Free admission


Lawndale Art and Performance Center: The Big Show

The Big Show is an yearly call to artists living within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale to submit their artworks. This year, the contest was judged by independent curator and art historian Cecilia Fajardo-Hill who selected 212 artworks by 182 artists from as many as 500 submissions. Now, the works will be on display at the museum for all to see.
When: Saturday, 19 June 2021 to Saturday, 14 August 2021
Where: Lawndale, 4912 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002
How much: Free admission


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