Arts -- Texas
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008
Identifier: MS 173
Abstract Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.
Dates: 1944 - 2008
Identifier: MS 626
Overview The Audrey Jones Beck Papers and Memorabilia consist of 52 linear feet of photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, financial, legal, correspondence, real estate, property, philanthropy, public service, and Museum of Fine Arts Houston records, as well as family records. The dates range from 1860 to 2004. Of note are three clothing ensembles as well as records of artworks purchased for her personal collection that were later donated to MFAH.
Identifier: MS 961
Overview Ava Jean Mears served the Houston Grand Opera primarily in the 1970s-mid 2000s, in public relations and later as archivist. This collection features photographs, posters, calendars, press releases and correspondence related to her work.
Dates: circa 1980-2010
Identifier: MS 620
Overview The Community Artists’ Collective is a Houston-based nonprofit organization which organizes exhibitions for local artists and educational and community development programs for inner-city youths and adults. The collection is largely comprised of photographs, the collection also includes ephemera, newsletters, and records of the Board of Directors.
Identifier: MS 690
Overview The majority of these records document the rich exhibition history of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, via the curatorial department and registrar's department files, as well as photographs and catalogs. Administrative records such as Board of Trustees minutes and the Director's correspondence show the mission and vision of the museum over time. Other formats include education department records, special event materials, organizational bylaws and charter, correspondence, policies,...
Dates: 1948 - 2018
Identifier: MS 700
Overview The collection consists of materials from Elinor Evans' career at Rice University and materials documenting her personal work, including works exhibited at the Moody Gallery. The collection includes paintings, sketches, collages, woven and tapestry work, photographs and slides, correspondence, and awards.
Identifier: MS 587
Abstract: This collection contains the personal files of native Houstonian Gertrude Barnstone, including information on her careers in politics, social activism, education, and art. In addition to newsclippings, magazines, programs, invitations, and posters, the collection also contains numerous photographs of her sculptures and her personal sketchbooks.
Identifier: MS 470
Overview The Harris Masterson III papers concentrate mainly on Masterson's business and philanthropic interests. Dates range from 1892- 1980, bulk 1950-1979, and formats include correspondence, photographs, business and legal documents. Personal and family data are also chronicled. Highlights include Masterson's collecting interest in Texana and construction information on the Masterson house, Rienzi.
Dates: 1892-1980, bulk 1950s-1970s
Identifier: UA 358
Scope and Contents This material includes publicity, ephemera, dedication event photos and more, related to works of art on the Rice University campus. The James Turrell skyspace known as "Twilight Epiphany" is particularly well represented here.
Dates: 2011 - 2015