Address : 4173 Elgin St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
Timings : 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Wednesday- Sunday), Monday- Tuesday closed
Established : 1973
Original Name : Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery
Location : University of Houston
Admission Fee : None
Exhibitions : Simon Fujiwara: Hope House, Stephanie Syjuco: The Visible Invisible, Phillip Pyle II, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung: Comic Relief, Caroline Mesquita etc.
Educational Programs : UHReach, Young Artists Apprenticeship Program (YAAP)
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Situated within the University of Houston’s Arts District, the Blaffer Art Museum was established in 1973 and is a contemporary art museum. It is known for its various exhibitions that feature artwork by international and national artists and well as artists from the university.
Typically presenting about six to eight exhibitions a year, visitors get to see travelling exhibitions suited to the Houston audience, retrospectives of various artists, thematic surveys to understand the art alongside projects or performances by local artists. The museum also organises educational programs for people of all age groups. UHReach and YAAP are two of the main ones, with the former employing students for dialogue-based exhibit tours and classroom activities, and the latter providing after-school art activities and workshops for at-risk youth.