The Menil Collection

The Watchful Eye: A Writers in the Schools Student Reading

Wednesday, May. 16, 2018 – Wednesday, May. 16, 2018

07:00 PM – 08:00 PM


The Watchful Eye features Writers in the Schools (WITS) students, grades K-12, as they read their poems and prose inspired by works exhibited at the Menil Collection.

A collaboration that began in 1989, WITS and the Menil Collection combined their knowledge and resources to create a program that uses art to construct a dialogue that inspires creative writing in Houston’s youth.


  • Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • Free Hours: Always free!

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • The Menil Collection parking lot is located on West Alabama between Mandell and Mulberry. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

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