What to Do in Houston this Spring

Do you live in Houston, Texas, and want a fun event or two to do this spring?  Here are a few of the great upcoming events that will be held in Houston in the next couple of months.

Box City – this interesting art exhibit will run through April 20 at the Lawndale Art Center.  Artist Rahul Mitra created Box City from hundreds of cardboard boxes he found in the trash.  Box City recreates the slums of Mitra’s native India.

Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts – The University Museum at Texas Southern University will be host to this amazing exhibit celebrating the history and art of dance.  It includes costumes, videos, photographs, tour posters, set pieces, and more.

Olivewood Cemetery: Past, Present, and Future – Take a guided tour of Houston’s first incorporated African American cemetery every day until May 25th.

The 43rd Annual Houston International Festival – This annual event will be held April 20/21 and 27/28.  This year, the highlighted country is Brazil.  The festival will begin at the Hobby Center on April 12 and feature different events over the next two weekends.  Highlights include a living museum, a global village, an arts and crafts market, and an international market area where visitors can purchase items from around the world.

Houston Art Car Parade – The 26th Annual Houston Art Car Parade will be held May 9-11 on 2402 Munger St. in Houston.  The parade features amazing cars that look like no other.  You’ll see cars covered in flowers, lights, and much more.  There are even cars shaped like shoes and other objects.

Don’t forget your Spring flowers in Houston, TX.

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