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Art Galleries: Last chance to see ‘Peacock in the Desert’

August 8, 2018

Houston’s art scene is as diverse and colorful as the city itself, with galleries and museums that feature works by local, national and international talents. All shows are free unless otherwise noted.

GALLERIES

Archway Gallery

“Pictura-Ferramento: A Duet for Painting and Iron Work,” collaborative works by Michael Mistric and Richard Brian, through Aug. 30, artist talk 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 2305 Dunlavy; 713-522-2409, archwaygallery.com.

Art of the World Gallery

“Rafael Barrios: Mind’s Eye,” opens Friday, through Oct. 15; 2201 Westheimer; 713-526-1201, artoftheworldgallery.com.

Barbara Davis Gallery

“Remix of Dreams,” group show, through Sept. 1; 4411 Montrose; 713-520-9200, barbaradavisgallery.com.

Cindy Lisica Gallery

“Pure Evil: Steel Sharpens Steel,” through Sept. 1; 4411 Montrose; 713-807-7760, cindylisicagallery.com.

David Shelton Gallery

“<3: Matthew Craven, Benjamin Edmiston, Alison Hall,” through Aug. 18; 4411 Montrose; 713-393-7319, davidsheltongallery.com.

Deborah Colton Gallery

“Select Works From Deborah Colton Gallery,” through Aug. 25; 2445 North Blvd.; 713-869-5151, deborahcoltongallery.com.

Flatland Gallery

“Neil Ebbflo: Portal,” video art, through Aug. 25; 1709 Westheimer; 713-528-1993, brasilcafehouston.com.

G Spot Contemporary Art Space

“Cressandra Thibodeaux: My Box Series,” through Aug. 26; 310 E. 9th; 832-807-6988, gspotgallery.com.

Gallery Sonja Roesch

“Art on Paper,” group show, through Saturday; 2309 Caroline; 713-659-5424, gallerysonjaroesch.com.

Guerrero-Projects

“Mia Krys + Lovie Olivia,” through Sept. 1; 4411 Montrose; 713-522-0686, guerrero-projects.com.

Hooks-Epstein Galleries

“Mayuko Ono Gray: Domestic Zen” and “Marcos Hernandez: Obras, Obrero,” through Saturday; 2631 Colquitt; 713-522-0718, hooksepsteingalleries.com.

Inman Gallery

“Charis Ammon: Still Hot in the Shade” and the group show “Night Walk,” through Aug. 25; 3901 Main; 713-526-7800, inmangallery.com.

McClain Gallery

“Shane Tolbert: Nightshades,” through Aug. 18; 2242 Richmond; 713-520-9988, mcclaingallery.com.

Moody Gallery

“Summer Exhibition of Gallery Artists,” through Saturday; 2815 Colquitt; 713-526-9911, moodygallery.com.

Nicole Longnecker Gallery

“Najee Dorsey: Somewhere South,” through Aug. 31; 2625 Colquitt; 346-800-2780, longneckergallery.com.

Sicardi|Ayers Bacino

“Thomas Glassford. Osculum,” through Sept. 6; 1506 W. Alabama; 713-529-1313, sicardigallery.com.

Vaughan Mason Fine Art

“Avisheh Mohsenin: Resurface,” art created from photographs ruined by Hurricane Harvey flooding, benefiting relief efforts; through Sept. 1; 3510 Lake, 832-875-6477, vaughanmasonfineart.com.

MUSEUMS

Art Car Museum

“Celebration of Art Cars! — 20th Anniversary of the Art Car Museum,” through Aug. 27; 140 Heights; 713-861-5526, artcarmuseum.com.

Art League Houston

“[Insert Text Here]: 2018 Summer High School Studio Art Intensive Exhibition,” “2018 Art League Instructor Show” and “2018 Student Show,” through Aug. 25; 1953 Montrose; 713-523-9530, artleaguehouston.org.

Asia Society Texas Center

Site-specific installation by Ayomi Yoshida, through Jan. 13; 1370 Southmore; 713-496-9901, asiasociety.org/texas.

Blaffer Art Museum

“The Future Is Certain; It’s the Past Which Is Unpredictable” and “Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism by Anton Vidokle,” through Saturday; University of Houston, 4173 Elgin; 713-743-9521, blafferartmuseum.org.

Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

“Carlos Cruz-Diez: Spatial Chromointerference,” through Jan. 13, 2019; $10, free on Thursdays; 105 Sabine; 713-752-0314, buffalobayou.org.

Contemporary Arts Museum

“Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show,” through Aug. 26; 5216 Montrose; 713-284-8250, camh.org.

Galveston Arts Center

“Timothy Harding: Unfurled,” “Susannah Mira: Lighter Than Air” and “Kalee Appleton: Supplementary Scenes,” through Aug. 19; 127 Strand, Galveston; 409-763-2403, galvestonartscenter.org.

Heritage Society

“South and North of the Border: Houston Paints Houston,” works by local artists inspired by the city during the past 130 years. Opens 6 p.m. Aug. 16, through Nov. 24; 1100 Bagby, 713-655-1912, heritagesociety.org.

Holocaust Museum

“The Faces of Syrian Refugees,” photographs by Michael S Cohen, through Aug. 26; 9220 Kirby; 713-942-8000, hmh.org.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

“Rooted, Revived and Reinvented: Basketry in America,” through Sept. 2; 4848 Main; 713-529-4848, crafthouston.org.

Houston Museum of African American Culture

“Falling to Find: A Journey to Love Attained,” works by LaTonia Allen, through Sept. 22; 4807 Caroline; 713-526-1015, hmaac.org.

Menil Collection

Cy Twombly Gallery; Richmond Hall (Dan Flavin installation); Byzantine Fresco Chapel, “Francis Alÿs: The Fabiola Project,” through Oct. 28; main museum closed for repairs; 1533 Sul Ross; 713-525-9400, menil.org.

Moody Center for the Arts

“Crêpe Paper Carpet,” site-specific installation by the Dutch collective We Make Carpets, through Sept. 8; Rice University, 6100 Main; 713-348-4772, moody.rice.edu.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age,” through Sept. 24; “Mike + Doug Starn: Big Bambú,” through Sept. 3; “Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India,” through Aug. 19; $7.50-$25; 5601 Main; 713-639-7300, mfah.org.

O’Kane Gallery

“Raheleh Filsoofi: On Transcending the Inhibited Space,” opens Thursday, through Sept. 25; University of Houston-Downtown, One Main; 713-221-8042, uhd.edu.

Russian Cultural Center Our Texas

“Makhmud Makhudzade: Dreams and Realities,” through Oct. 5; 2337 Bissonnet, 713-395-3301, ourtx.org.

Station Museum of Contemporary Art

“Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón,” through Sept. 3; 1502 Alabama; 713-529-6900, stationmuseum.com.

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