Art Car Museum Free Admission Saturday

Art Car Museum Free Admission Saturday
Apr 13

Art Car Museum Free Admission Saturday

Free Admission Saturday from 11am to 5pm at Art Car Museum - see INFO below. The art car movement is influenced by the modern tradition in art emphasizing personal expression and a choice of imagery or subject matter selected from popular culture. The art car artist is a pioneer of a new image of the automobile, an image which in its diversity reflects fundamental changes in popular consciousness, changes based on the desire for greater independence and individual rights. All art cars are subversive and have in common the transformation of the vehicle from a factory-made commodity into a personal statement or expression.The aesthetic of the Art Car Museum draws from a fusion of the traditions of fine, folk and public art. The Museum features the most imaginative, elaborate and artfully constructed art cars, low riders and mobile contraptions as well as revolving exhibitions of art by local, national and international artists of all media. In addition to curated exhibitions, a unique opportunity is provided through the annual open call show for the artistic community to voice their response, via their artwork, to a topic of importance presented by the Museum.Often considered the Art Car Capital, Houston has the largest number of art cars of any city. Art cars are fine art essentially free of the conventions and contradictions of the marketplace and the art world. The Museums distinctive scrap metal and chrome exterior was created by car artist David Best and provides an imaginative indication of the extraordinary constructions to be found inside. More Info below.

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INFO: Admission to Art Car Museum is always free. OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm Phone: 713.861.5526 | Email: [email protected] | Website
where: Art Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007, USA map
when: April 13 @ 12pm - 6pm
price: Free
category: Arts & Culture
 


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