ArtCrawl 2018

In it’s 26th year. ArtCrawl 2018 is this Saturday, November 17th from 10am-9pm. With over 165 participating artists in several warehouses and galleries, it is the largest free public art event in Houston. Visitors get to feel like guests in friendly and casual open-studios, in which they also have the opportunity to buy art directly from the artists. Several of the places will have refreshments and entertainment as well.

Here is the Art Crawl map, followed by links to the participating locations in the order they are on the Art Crawl map. When there is an accompanying event page with more details, it is listed as well.

1. University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street. This is a good start if you’re driving, because you can park for free at UH-Downtown at the Vine Street lot. Here’s a Map.

2. ArtCrawlHouston2018 at Mother Dog Studios, 720 Walnut St, 10am-9pm. “The original cluster of artists warehouses in Downtown Houston annual open studios.”
** There will also be a Bike Scramble starting at 2pm In front of Mother Dog Studios.

** ArtCrawl Houston 2018 Music! at Mother Dog Studios, 720 Walnut St, 12-7pm. Starting at noon with Steff Overton, Underground Rock Harpist. Steff will be on throughout the day, so you’ll have a couple chances to see him.
Wylde Meade will be on at 1pm and again at 2:30pm. Celtic and folk music. Then at 5pm, Sisters Celia & Ella will be there with their Multi-Genre repertoire!
+ “Open Bar, multitudes of art from a HUGE array of artists!”

** Body Language Figures of Speech at Mother Dog Studios, 720 Walnut St, 10am-9pm. an Art eXhibition curated by john runnels.

3. Fifth Ward Hotel: m ARCHITECTS, 1206 Nance St.

4. Erie City Iron Works, 1305 Sterrett & 1310 Nance
* ArtCrawl Houston 2018 at Bisong Art Gallery, 1305 Sterrett St

5. Sterrett Street Studios, 1401 Sterrett Street
Art Crawl 2018 at Black’s Bodega, 1401 Sterrett St, 12-8pm. Food by Little Kitchen HTX. Libations by Legal Draft Beer Co.

6. M4NL Warehouse, 805 Hardy Street.
** One Shoe Art. These pieces are painted by men and women from the homeless community.

7. Houston Undrgrnd, 850 McKee

8. ArtCrawl Houston 2018 at Hardy & Nance Studios, 902 Hardy St, 10am-10pm on Saturday (plus Hardy & Nance Studios will also have an additional Open Studio Day on Sunday from 12-5pm). Two Star Symphony will perform 6-9pm on Saturday with artist talks between sets. Twisted Catfish food truck will be onsite Saturday from 12pm-10pm. Beverages provided by Karbach Brewing Co.

9. DAVID ADICKES Sculpture Studio, 2401 Nance St. See the giant presidential heads up close! Great photo ops.

10. Artcrawl 2018 at Elder Street Artists Lofts, 1101 Elder St, 10am–9pm. Elder Street Artists open their doors for an art sale and open studios day. Complimentary beverages from 8th Wonder Brewery & Topo Chico USA, and a food truck available on site!

Benefit Betties will be joining from 10am-6pm and collecting care package supplies for deployed service members overseas. You can see what they’re collecting here.
And as for music, James Curtis will be doing a few acoustic sets from 1-3pm, and Kevin Jefferies – Stuff will be playing Americana and original music from 7-9pm.
(Photo by Tré Ridings)

11. UP Art Studio, 104 Main Street

12. Notsuoh, 314 Main Street

13. Federal Reserve Building / Harambee Art Gallery,1301 Texas Ave.
See local art from Houston artists, take part in meditative yoga Melanin Yoga Project at 9a with live drumming, enjoy food and beverage tasting, and get the first look of “The Ladies in The Hat” skit, as Oni Muhammad make her director’s debut. Oni Muhammad.’

Live entertainment and performances by Christina Denae. Jazz Trio featuring Melvin Johnson, Caleb T. Dada, and Darius Hutson. Live spinning by Thevibeshtx

14. Deerslug Studio, 2020 Commerce
26th Annual ArtCrawl at Deerslug Studio with Stephanie Gonzalez, 2020 commerce, Studio A. lite bites + wine + fine art.

15. Houston MediaSource, 410 Roberts Street

16. Art Crawl 2018 at Super Happy Fun Land! 3801 Polk St. 10am-10pm. 2018 Art Crawl Featuring art by Poopy Lungstuffing, Flakey, Katie Lamascus, Jesus Navarro, and the SHFL Randos! Musical performance by Demonic Hen 1pm & 3pm, and Vmthanaachth 6pm-7pm.

17. JoMar Visions ArtCrawl 2018 at CustomSpace- Houston, 5301 Polk St, 10am-10pm on Saturday, plus Jomar Visions is doing a bonus day on Sunday from 12pm-5pm.

18. Art Crawl 2018 at Canal Street Studios, 5210 Canal St, 10am-9pm. “Once a year we open our door to the public for open studios! Check out the work of our resident artists, from photography to painting to fiber to metals. Look at cool machines, see some live painting, enjoy a beer!”

** Cinema Crawl at Canal Street Studios, 5210 Canal St, 10am-9pm.Hosted by Generators Playground. Enjoy a FREE screening of David Cronenberg’s 1981 Sci-Fi Horror/Thriller classic SCANNERS. They will also be featuring short videos from Houston’s own filmmakers. Black Cassidy Art. and @baoist_art will be live painting during the event. And food will be for sale by Mexi-Viet Pop-Up “CHURROLLS”. Eggrolls, churros, hotdogs, hot cocoa and of course popcorn.

19. ArtCrawl 26 at The Silo, 4601 Clinton Dr, 9am-4pm. Open house with local artists doing live works, Sculpture Garden and collected works on display.

* Art Crawl 2018 at Paradise Loft, 1307 Sterret St. Local art and music, studio gallery with live painting and music by DJ AERBEAR. BYOB.

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