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MUSEUM EXPERIENCE DAY: ZONE 2

MUSEUM EXPERIENCE DAY: ZONE 2

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
US/Central

The Museum Experience returns for its quarterly neighborhood exploration featuring the Asia Society Texas Center, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Czech Center Museum Houston, Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, and Houston Museum Of African American Culture. It’ll be a great day to explore and experience Zone 2 with collections ranging from abstract to avant - garde, contemporary craft, design and several exhibitions that focus on culturally - specific subject matter. Holocaust survivor stories, Civil War re - enactments, live artmaking, and art exhibitions will be on view.

Museum Experience Zone 2 Schedule:

Asia Society Texas Center, 10 am - 6 pm
Enjoy FREE gallery admission to Asia Society Texas Center's Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art and explode the notion of what a basket can be. Stay for an Asian - inspired lunch in the Jade Café.

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, 11 am - 4 pm
Step into america’s only museum that chronicles the African american military experience from the Revolutionary War to present. The Buffalo Soldiers Museum will catch the interest of all ages and provide you with a personal insight into the Buffalo Soldiers contribution to history. Experience live, historical re - enactments at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm. Bring the entire family to experience this captivating and engaging history! $5 admission, $3 for students with ID.

Czech Center Museum Houston, 10 am - 4 pm
Paint! Learn the traditional craft of egg painting at Czech Center Houston and hear children’s stories from the Czech Republic (the first animated children’s book was published there). Take advantage of a 10% discount in the Prague International Shop. Admission: $5 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.

Holocaust Museum Houston, 10 am - 5 pm
At Holocaust Museum Houston, interact with the artificial - intelligence avatar of Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gunter, and receive real - time responses to your questions from this hologram in the Celebration of Survival exhibit by Barbara Himes. At 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm enjoy guided tours of the core exhibition, WWII rail car and Danish fishing boat. Also on view, Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942 - 1964, a Spanish/English bilingual exhibit about the largest guest labor program in U.S. history. Adults $12, Seniors $8, Members and students with ID Free. #StandWithHope.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 11 am - 3 pm
Bring the whole family to Houston Center for Contemporary Craft to learn about current exhibitions with guided tours on the hour, every hour. Exhibitions pay tribute to U.S. veterans, the art of traditional Navajo weaving, and resident artists working in various craft mediums will have their studios open to the public. Explore the Craft Garden to sketch and make your own polymer clay sculpture inspired by plants used in textile and fiber arts. Admission is free.

Houston Museum Of African American Culture, 11 am - 6 pm
Houston Museum of African American Culture presents 2 exhibitions: Africa on my mind: The art of Malick Sidibe and Leslie Wayne. View a photographic history of the country of Mali in the 1950s, ‘60s, and 70’s and see how oil paint becomes three dimensional, resembling textiles. Admission is free.

DiverseWorks is closed for installation on April 29, please visit the exhibition In media res: Regina Agu, ruby onyinyechi amanze, and Wura - Natasha Ogunji on view from May 13 to July 29, 2017. Admission is free.

Lawndale Art Center is closed for installation. The opening reception for May exhibitions is Friday, May 5, 6 - 8 pm. Admission is free.

We’re excited for a day of fun! Just in case, Park Plaza Hospital will be providing first aid at Asia Society Texas Center and Holocaust Museum Houston.

For more info about HMDA Museum Experience Zone 2 2017 participants:

Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
http://asiasociety.org/texas
http://www.facebook.com/asiasocietytexas
https://www.instagram.com/asiasocietytx
https://twitter.com/asiasociety

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
3816 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
http://www.buffalosoldiermuseum.com
https://www.facebook.com/buffalosoldiermuseum
https://www.instagram.com/buffalosoldiernationalmuseum
https://twitter.com/bsnmuseum

Czech Center Museum Houston
4920 San Jacinto St.
Houston, Texas 77004
http://czechcenter.org
https://www.facebook.com/Czech - Center - Museum - Houston - 508026529214632
https://www.instagram.com/czechcentermuseumhouston
https://twitter.com/CzechCMHouston

DiverseWorks
3400 Main St., Suite 292
Houston, TX 77002
http://diverseworks.org
https://www.facebook.com/DiverseWorks
https://www.instagram.com/diverseworks/
https://twitter.com/diverseworks

Holocaust Museum Houston
5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
http://www.hmh.org
https://www.facebook.com/HOLOCAUST - MUSEUM - HOUSTON - 78039800708
https://www.instagram.com/hmhou
https://twitter.com/HMHou

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
https://www.crafthouston.org
https://www.facebook.com/crafthouston
https://www.instagram.com/crafthouston
https://twitter.com/crafthouston

Houston Museum Of African American Culture
4807 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
http://hmaac.org
https://www.facebook.com/HMAACHouston
https://www.instagram.com/houstonmaac
https://twitter.com/HoustonMAAC

Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main St.
Houston, Texas 77002
http://lawndaleartcenter.org
https://www.facebook.com/lawndalehouston
https://www.instagram.com/lawndaleartcenter
https://twitter.com/lawndalehouston

Park Plaza Hospital
http://www.parkplazahospital.com
https://www.facebook.com/ParkPlazaHospital

 

Directions & Parking

  • Asia Society Texas Center, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Czech Center Museum Houston, Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston Museum Of African American Culture
  • Park Plaza Hospital will be providing first aid at Asia Society Texas Center and Holocaust Museum Houston.  

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