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Lawndale Art & Performance Center

Lawndale is a multidisciplinary contemporary art center that engages Houston communities with exhibitions and programs that explore the aesthetic, critical, and social issues of our time.

Lawndale believes in the role of art and artists to inspire and inform the world around us. By serving as an intimate gathering place to experience art and ideas, Lawndale seeks to foster connections between communities in Houston and beyond. Lawndale presents a diverse range of artistic practices and perspectives through exhibitions and programs, including lectures, symposia, film screenings, readings, and musical performances.

Through exhibition opportunities, the Artist Studio Program, institutional collaborations, and the engagement of an advisory board comprised of artists, curators, and scholars, Lawndale seeks within its mission to support all artistic and cultural communities of Houston.

Galleries are open by appointment Thursdays – Saturdays from 11 AM – 5 PM, with limited walk-ins available. Click here to learn more about the exhibitions on view.

We welcome current Members to book a Library appointment throughout the week during office hours to view the Lawndale Lending Library, our arts lending library featuring the work of local and regional contemporary artists. The artwork in our Library collection is now available to our Household and Studio Circle Level Members to borrow and purchase. For more information about Lawndale Membership and our Lending Library, click here or contact Emily Fens at efens@lawndaleartcenter.org.

Winter/Spring 2021 Appointment Hours:
Thurs – Sat from 11 AM – 5 PM*
* Limited walk-ins also available

Member Lending Library Appointment
Mon – Fri: 11 AM — 4 PM

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Thursday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 5:00 pm*
    Closed Sunday to Wednesday *walk-ins available

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking is available in the lot behind the building at the corner of Rosedale and Travis. Street parking is available in the neighborhood behind the center. Please observe parking signs.

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  • (713) 528-5858

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