Art League Houston cultivates awareness, appreciation and accessibility of contemporary visual art within the community for its cultural enrichment.
The mission of Art League Houston is to cultivate awareness, appreciation, and accessibility of contemporary visual art within the community for its cultural enrichment. Art League Houston provides an opportunity for all members of the community to experience the contemporary visual arts. We achieve our mission through exhibitions, education and outreach programs.
Bering Omega Community Services
Bering Omega Community Services exists to nurture the well being, and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of persons affected by HIV/AIDS through compassionate health care and social services.
“To color the future of our community through meaningful art experiences.”
City ArtWorks engages children in exciting hands-on art experiences. We provide accessible and affordable art education by trained educators and artists, acting on our governing principle that children flourish when given the opportunity to explore their own creativity. City ArtWorks fosters the development of the creative thinker. Exposure to the visual arts can help children develop a deeper understanding of their world and social environment. Arts education directly and positively impacts a child's higher order thinking skills, problem solving ability, and motivation to learn.
Our mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Fresh Arts Coalition is a collaborative of small and mid-sized Houston arts organizations that markets the importance of the arts to the public and builds audience participation through increased visibility, collaborative efforts and advocacy.
FotoFest, the first and longest-running international Biennial of photography and photo-related art in the U.S., is a platform for ideas. It organizes year-round exhibition programs and a classroom-based education program using photography to strengthen student writing and learning skills. FotoFest’s well-known Biennial and related programs are known for their commitment to social issues and the presentation of important contemporary and historical art work that not widely shown by mainstream arts organizations.
Houston Center for Photography
HCP's mission is to increase society's understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaboration.
Lawndale Art Center
Lawndale Art Center develops local contemporary artists and the audience for their art. Unique in it focus on regional artists, Lawndale presents and promotes experimental, alternative contemporary art in all media. All programs further the creative exchange of ideas among Houston’s diverse communities.
Multicultural Education & Counseling through the Arts (MECA)
MECA is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to the healthy development of underserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services and community building.
Memorial Park Conservancy
Memorial Park Conservancy is dedicated to the preservation of the native habitat of Memorial Park for future generations; to the public use, enjoyment and education in accordance with conditions of the conveyance to the city by the Hogg family; and to the on-going support of the Houston Parks Department.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is one of the largest art museums in America. The collections are presented in six locations that make up the institutional complex, including two house museums: Rienzi and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Proceeds from the Bayou City Arts Festivals benefit the acquisitions fund of the museum's decorative arts department. Each year, objects are acquired for the collections that demonstrate the range of creativity found at the Bayou City Art Festivals.
Museum of Cultural Arts Houston (MOCAH)
MOCAH is a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) cultural arts organization co-founded in 1999 by artists, Reginald and Rhonda Adams. The evolution of the Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston began from the founders’ vision to create an arts institution without walls, an organization that will go to the people who are unable to come to it. MOCAH’s mission is to use public art and creativity as tools for social awareness and community development.
Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
The Center preserves, promotes and documents visionary art environments, provides opportunities for the expression of personal artistic vision and creates a community where that expression is valued.
Spay & Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP)
The mission of SNAP is to prevent the suffering and death of cats and dogs due to overpopulation, especially in low-income areas.
Talento Bilingüe de Houston
The mission of Talento Bilingüe de Houston is to educate all by preserving, presenting and promoting Latino cultural arts.
Workshop Houston's mission is to provide youth with creative, technical, and educational resources. Their visions is to lay the groundwork for a just society by creating a community that provides youth with support, expanded opportunities and alternative definitions of success.
Young Audiences Houston
The mission of Young Audiences of Houston (YAH) is to educate and inspire children through the arts, to make the arts an integral part of the school curriculum, and to advance the field of arts in education through professional development and community partnerships.
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