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Conference Aims To Preserve The Health And Vitality Of Texas Museums

Posted on · The annual conference of the Texas Association of Museums will be held in Houston April 18-21. Houston Matters explores what will be discussed and learns about the major issues facing museums these days.

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Expansion Will Double the Size of Houston’s Holocaust Museum

Posted on · (Above: An artist’s rendering of the renovation and expansion planned for Holocaust Museum Houston. Image Courtesy: HMH) Holocaust Museum Houston has announced plans to more than double its size, making it the nation’s fourth-largest Holocaust museum. Some two-thirds of the current museum, located on Caroline Street in the Museum District, will be torn down to […]

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The Full Menu: Best Places to Eat in the Museum District

Posted on · On June 28, 2016 Houston Matters paid a visit to Houston’s Museum District to tape a full show in front of a live audience at the Asia Society Texas Center. The 2016 Houston Matters Roadshow focused on the Museum District and so we asked our trio of Houston food writers, who collaborate to bring you our monthly […]

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Two of Houston’s Most Renowned Museums Undertake Major Expansions

Posted on · Two Houston area museums with international reputations have taken on major expansion projects, which will — among other things — contribute to the changing architecture in Houston’s museum district. To find out what’s in store for The Menil Collection, and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, we talk with the respective directors of those museums, Josef […]

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Why A Houston Area Church Gym is Filled with Jugglers

Posted on · Saturday is World Juggling Day. (Yeah, we don’t know how we missed that on the calendar, either). To celebrate, juggler extraordinaire Jim Mackenzie will debut a new show entitled “Stage Flight” at the Frenetic Theater Friday and Saturday. We talk with Jim about his show (which he stresses is not just juggling – there’s sword swallowing, whips, unicycles […]