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Upcoming Events


Screen Queens Book Club
June 20th, July 18th, August 15th

From the moment they are born, girls internalize popular culture's depiction of who they are versus who they aren't, what they want versus what they shouldn't, and who they can be versus who they can't. What it means to be a "girl" towers over us. It casts a shadow over everything and obscures our sense of reality.

Join Lawndale Artist Studio Program participant Shannon Crider for a Summer Book Club that examines the representation of women in popular culture and how it affects us. A voracious consumer of popular culture, particularly television, Crider is eager to explore this topic through an open discussion with the community. Each month, participants will discuss themes from that month's book, as well as video clips curated by the artist. Light refreshments will be provided.

For this workshop, the following books will be available at Brazos Bookstore on Bissonnet with a 10% Book Club Discount and free through the Houston Public Library.

Mention you are part of the Lawndale Book Club at checkout to receive your discount.

Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30 - 8 PM
You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages by Carina Chocano

Wednesday, July 18 6:30 - 8 PM
Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television by Joy Press

Wednesday, August 15 6:30 - 8 PM
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen

Poetry Reading + Conversation w/ Elaine Bradford and Sara Cress
Sunday, July 15, 2018
2 PM

Join Lawndale Sunday, July 15 at 2 PM for a poetry reading and conversation with Routine Fables artists Sara Cress and Elaine Bradford.

Family Day w/ CAMH and MFAH
Saturday, July 21, 2018
1 - 4 PM
John M. O'Quinn Gallery

Come on out to Lawndale on Saturday, July 21 from 1 - 4 PM for a summer Family Day, featuring hands-on activities inspired by our 2018 Artist Studio Program exhibition, In Real Life, and Elaine Bradford and Sara Cress' Routine Fables exhibition, both on view at Lawndale until Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Our In Real Life activity welcomes participants to take inspiration from the work of Lawndale's 2017/18 Artist Studio Program participants Regina Agu, Shannon Crider, and the htx people project to collage portraits exploring their own identity. In the Routine Fables activity, participants will create sculpture poems inspired by the work of Bradford and Cress.

Admission is free and all ages welcome. While you're here, enjoy Moon Rooster tacos, Steel City Pops popsicles and Topo Chico!

For more information about Family Day and the activities happening at Asia Society, CAMH and the MFAH can be found on their websites. Click the links to find out more!



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