Looking for exhibits and museum events in Houston for July? There are a number of great options including a children’s puppet theater, exhibits, a cosplay prop workshop, and more!
Museum exhibits and virtual events in July 2021 in Houston
The Woodlands Children’s Museum: Shadow Puppet Theater
In July, take the kids home to the Children’s Museum for a fun hour of puppetry and storytelling. Children can enjoy the story, Happy Birthday, Moon by Frank Asch. It’s the story of a young bear trying to find the perfect birthday present for the moon. At this story time, kids will come out of their bored summer routine and have fun with so many colors, voices and puppets.
When: Thursday July 8, 2021, 11 a.m.
Or: 4775 W., Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381
How much: $ 7 for adults and children one year and over
Asia Society Texas Center: A Conversation with Kurt Campbell, White House Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific
At this museum event in July, meet Kurt Campbell, who was appointed to the newly created title of Indo-Pacific Coordinator by President Joe Biden in mid-January. Shortly after this appointment, Campbell designed the historic Quad Summit and hosted White House meetings between the leaders of Japan and Korea. He is a key player in orienting the administration towards ASEAN countries, Pacific island countries as well as India and other South Asian countries. Join the museum to chat with Campbell who will describe the goals and strategies of the Biden administration in this region.
When: Tuesday July 6, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Or: In line
How much: Free entry
Houston Children’s Museum: Canine Days of Summer
On this beautiful Saturday, visit the museum to interact with the most cuddly therapy dogs and watch some of them shake their tails to the sound of great music. Spend time with your furry friends at the museum during the afternoon and see a spectacle of some of these pets.
When: Saturday July 17, 2021
Or: 1500 Binz St, Houston, Texas 77004
How much: $ 12
Houston Contemporary Craft Center: In-Person Workshop: Finishing Cosplay Accessories 101
If you love to dress up as your favorite characters at pop culture conventions, and otherwise, this cosplay workshop is the perfect place for you! Learn finishing techniques to perfect these 3D printed objects, and try faux finishing methods like sanding and painting. You will leave the workshop with your own cosplay accessory, the perfect addition to your costume.
When: Saturday July 31, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Or: 4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002
How much: $ 45 for members and $ 55 for non-members
Holocaust Museum Houston: Several Steps Forward, Backward: Climate Change, Latin America and Human Rights Resilience
Gather on Zoom for a chat with Professor Rosa Celorio, who has taught courses related to the US legal system, human rights, and women’s rights. Extremely knowledgeable on issues related to indigenous peoples and racial discrimination, she has also served as Senior Counsel for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).
When: Thursday July 15, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
How much: Free entry
Houston Museum of Fine Arts: Health and Wellness “A Healthy Perspective on Grief and Resilience” Presented by the MD Anderson Cancer Center
Join the museum for a virtual lecture that examines how healthcare professionals deal with their own loss and grief, both personal and professional. The talk will focus on their emotional reactions to loss, the complexities of grief and how they work their way into a more resilient future.
When: Saturday July 10, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
How much: Free entry
Check out these museum exhibits in Houston launching in July 2021
Houston Museum of Contemporary Art: Cauleen Smith: We Already Have What We Need
This upcoming museum exhibit in Houston in July aims to explore the simple act of compassion as an antidote to the injustices and inequalities that have shaped our collective past and present. The works of Cauleen Smith, the famous Los Angeles-based artist, will be on display, which will include feature films, videos, sculptures, textiles, installations and more!
When: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Or: 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
How much: To free
Houston Museum of Fine Arts: Olga de Amaral: to weave a rock
A July museum exhibition in Houston will take you on a tour of Olga de Amaral’s works in a retrospective that highlights the Colombian artist’s prolific career spanning six decades. This July exhibit in Houston is divided into four thematic sections: Radical materialism, The Rebel Warp, Alchemy, and Line. Each of them tells the story of the artist’s creative mind.
When: Sunday 25 July 2021
Or: 5601 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005
How much: Tickets are included in general admission
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