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HIGHLIGHTS
MUSEUM DISTRICT
HIGHLIGHTS
CHILDREN ’ S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON Mid-Autumn Festival 1500 Binz St . | 713.522.1138 | www . cmhouston . org
THE MENIL COLLECTION Picasso The Line 1533 Sul Ross St . | 713.525.9400 | www . menil . org
HOUSTON CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT BEST IF USED BY 4848 Main St . | 713.529.4884 | www . crafthouston . org
Revel in the majesty of the moon and the joys of the harvest as the Children ’ s Museum celebrates the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival . Explore Vietnamese and Asian culture as you strut your stuff in traditional Viet garb and compete to win prizes in the fashion show , watch lion dancers express their joy and happiness , create a lantern and carry it in a traditional parade , sample some delicious mooncake , and then capture a timeless keepsake at a photo booth !
Picasso The Line includes drawings from the most important periods of Pablo Picasso ’ s long career . It gathers close to 100 of his works on paper that span a wide range of mediums , from pen or pencil to charcoal and collage . The exhibition presents work from public and private collections in the United States and Europe , several of which have never been exhibited in the United States and others are seldom-seen examples in the Menil Collection ’ s holdings .
This group exhibition organized by HCCC Curatorial Fellow Sarah Darro investigates the dynamic intersection of craft and food in contemporary culture . Featuring six U . S . and international artists , the fields of craft and artisanal food are simultaneously experiencing revitalization amid a renewed embrace of handmade culture . The works in BEST IF USED BY investigate the entanglement of these worlds . Viewers are invited to examine the intersecting and diverging qualities of the displayed pieces , all of which possess a complex embodiment of tradition , specialized knowledge , process , culture and artistry .
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MUSEUM DISTRICT HIGHLIGHTS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON THE MENIL COLLECTION HOUSTON CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT Mid-Autumn Festival 1500 Binz St. | 713.522.1138 | www.cmhouston.org Picasso The Line 1533 Sul Ross St. | 713.525.9400 | www.menil.org BEST IF USED BY 4848 Main St. | 713.529.4884 | www.crafthouston.org Revel in the majesty of the moon and the joys of the harvest as the Children’s Museum celebrates the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival. Explore Vietnamese and Asian culture as you strut your stuff in traditional Viet garb and compete to win prizes in the fashion show, watch lion dancers express their joy and happiness, create a lantern and carry it in a traditional parade, sample some delicious mooncake, and then capture a timeless keepsake at a photo booth! 34 H\[X\ MX\H[H[Y\][HB[[\ܝ[\[وXX\&\›ۙ\Y\]]\H L و\ܚۈ\\][HYH[HقYY][\H[܈[[\[[YKH^X][ۈ\[ܚ™HXX[]]HX[ۜ[B[]Y]\[]\K]\[وX]H]\Y[^X]Y[H[]Y]\[\\H[K\Y[^[\\š[HY[[X[۸&\[˂\ܛ\^X][ۈܙ[^YH\]ܚX[[\Z\[\Y]\H[[ZX[\X[ۈوܘY[[۝[\ܘ\H[\KX]\[^K˂[[\][ۘ[\\HY[وܘY[\\[[\H[][[[\B^\Y[[]][^][ۈ[ZYH[]Y[XXHو[XYH[\KHܚ[TQTQH[\Y]HH[[[Y[و\HܛˈY]\\H[]Y™^[Z[HH[\X[[]\[]X[]Y\وH\^YYYX\[وX\H\^[X[Y[وY][ۋXX[^YۛYK\[\B[\\K