Explore different parts of the city while admiring all the world-famous street art that Houston has to offer. Houston's art scene is in full swing, but many people are just beginning to notice the incredible murals that appear all over the city. There are more than 90 Houston wall murals in total, and it'll probably take days or even weeks to see them all. This is a unique idea that might not have occurred to you to rent a bus with a group of friends (the Houston Charter Bus Company has many affordable options available) that can help you rent several in one day without having to drive (or walk) yourself.
The artist El Seed posed like a graffiti god on the University of Houston campus, atop a cherry picker while spraying cans of black, orange, yellow and turquoise paint on an outside wall of the Graduate School of Social Work. Elia credits partnerships with the city of Houston, administrative districts and other organizations for the growth of the Houston wall art scene over the past decade. The last stop on this tour of self-chartered murals is also the largest single mural in Houston, Preservons la Creation by Sebastien 'Mr D' Boileau. The mural will be pressure washed and the building will be cleaned in two years, said Karen Farber, executive director of the Mitchell Center.
Muralists from around the world, including three from Houston, painted a series of murals in nine downtown buildings with the goal of inspiring social and environmental change. An investigation by the Chronicle reveals the extent of the ballot shortage in the November Harris County elections, including how the shortage could affect the future of Texas election laws. The Texas-sized mural can be found on 2800. San Jacinto is perfectly ironic with its Italian Renaissance-inspired figure in the heart of modern and modern Midtown.
Instead, rent a bus service so you and your family can tour the city and see some of the best mural spots in Houston. Friday See the finished mural and other works from the university's sculpture collection during Public Art Day, from noon to 3 p.m. Keep up to date on what's happening with the Association and the Greater Houston region by choosing to receive information about upcoming events, news, data releases and more. Over the past decade, cities across the country, including Houston, have adopted this once-illegal art form to promote tourism, transform and connect neighborhoods, provide public spaces for artists, encourage civic pride and provoke conversations.
Some of the students below pretended to faint on Thursday when they saw the famous Franco-Tunisian, a star of the global art scene who has earned international recognition for a 52-building mural in Cairo, an artist with enough expectation and reach to give his own TED talk. You can take this route and many more to spend a day full of art and culture without having to get behind the wheel. The firm also uses murals as a tool to improve communities and helps graffiti artists develop careers as internationally recognized artists.