March 10, 2006. Exhibitions, 6-9pm. Opening Night Party, Warehouse Live, 9-1am
813 St. Emaneul St. East of Hwy. 59, near Minute Maid Park
The focus of FOTOFEST2006 is The Earth and Artists Responding to Violence. Twelve exhibitions and events are curated or commissioned by FotoFest on these themes. The FotoFest shows include new works by world renowned artists Alfredo Jaar and Doug and Mike Starn. There are 126 independently produced exhibits in Participating Spaces throughout Houston. Forty-three of these exhibits relate to The Earth and 24 to Artists Responding to Violence. For information, call 713-223-5522.
Film and Video – The Earth – Nature Plays a Role – March 31-April 15, 2006
Feature films, animations and documentaries. A collaboration between FotoFest, the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, Brown Auditorium. For information, see www.mfah.org/films or www.fotofest.org/ff2006/filmvideo.htm
Dance – The Earth and Artists Responding to Violence – March 24, 2006
Modern dance, jazz, video. Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble, Rosta Jazz Avengers, Joe LoCascio/Woody Witt Quartet and James Metcalfe. Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center For information, www.brangwendance.org or www.thehobbycenter.org. (103 on map).
FotoFest Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews – March 10-23, 2006, The Doubletree Hotel-Downtown
FotoFest International Fine Print Auction – March 14, 2006, The Doubletree Hotel-Downtown
Auction Preview Exhibition – March 1-11, 2006 Gremillion & Co. Fine Art
FotoFest Workshops – March 14 and March 19, 2006, The Doubletree Hotel-Downtown
GUIDE TO EXHIBITIONS
(As of February 14, 2006)
Exhibitions are located throughout Houston, with clusters of exhibits in the Warehouse Districts, Downtown, Washington Street Corridor, Midtown/Third Ward, Montrose, Museum District, Upper Kirby/Colquitt, West University, The Heights and West End. Many exhibits are accessible from Houston’s METROrail. For more information on METROrail, fares and parking, visit www.ridemetro.org or call 713-635-4000. Outside Houston, there are exhibits in North Harris County, Kingwood and Galveston.
FOTOFEST HEADQUARTERS AND INFORMATION CENTERS
FOTOFEST2006 catalogues, T-shirts, bookstore, and central information center are available at FOTOFEST HEADQUARTERS AND GALLERY Downtown (#1 on map), 1113 Vine Street, on the north side of Downtown and Buffalo Bayou. It is accessible by car from the Museum District or Downtown on San Jacinto Street or Main Street. From 1-10 East, exit McKee/Hardy 769C. From 1-10 West, exit Main St./ San Jacinto exit 769B. The METROrail stop is UH-Downtown. 713-223-5522.
Doubletree Hotel-Downtown Houston, 400 Dallas, is the headquarters hotel for FOTOFEST2006. The artist portfolio reviews, fine print auction, workshops, Photo-Eye bookstore, and FotoFest Information Center take place at the Doubletree Hotel-Downtown from March 10-23, 2006.
For reservations, call 1-800-222-TREE or 713-759-0202. Use the code IFF for special FotoFest rates.
A FotoFest Information Center is also located at the Houston Visitors Center at 901 Bagby Downtown. 713-437-5286. FOTOFEST2006 catalogues, maps and calendars are available at many exhibit sites, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and other bookstores.
Exhibits and events organized by FotoFest have FOTOFEST before the venue name.
Other Exhibits and Events are independently organized by Participating Spaces.
- Indicates The Earth
- Indicates Artists Responding to Violence
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