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Africa in Texas: Three Shows from Local Collections
April 21,2014

Saturated - Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa

Africa in Texas: Three Shows from Local Collections

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa is an exhibit that celebrates dye-decorated textiles from countries including Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, and Algeria. Before the introduction of European-made textiles into African markets, local women used natural dyes on cotton, wool, and raffia to create beautiful garments that celebrated their traditional culture. The...
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CrossSection: Latino Artists in Texas

An exhibition organized by the Houston Museum of African American Culture | Curated by Benito Huerta

January 24, 2014 - April 26, 2014

The exhibition CrossSection is just that -- a sampling of contemporary art being created by...


The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne

April 24, 2014 | 7PM

A glamorous 81-year-old, Doris Payne is as unapologetic today about the $2 million in jewels she's stolen over a 60-year career as she was the day she stole her first carat. With Doris now on trial for the theft of a department store...

Sense the possibilities! The historical, the contemporary, the random and radical!

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Kingdom of Gold: Photographs of Ghana

March 5, 2014 - May 15, 2014 

In March 2000, the New York based globe-trotting photographer Ellen Kaplowitz was privileged to document the enstoolment of Asantehene Otomfuo Osei Tutu II as King of the...