Saturdays (10am) & Thursdays (6pm), September thru May
Reservations are recommended but not required for walking tours. Reservations are required for bicycle tours. Limited attendees per tour. Tours depart promptly at the scheduled time. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in and parking. Weather permitting. Tours will take place in moderate rain. Pets are strongly discouraged and are not allowed inside buildings on tours.
$5 for AIA Houston members
$5 for architecture students with current ID
Cash and check only at the tour. Credit card payments accepted online with advance registration. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713.520.0155.
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Urban Art Tours: Downtown
This series of tours will look at public art, architecture, place making and urban planning in Houston. Each new tour will focus on a small walkable section of Houston.
Downtown Part 1 includes Market Square Park, Buffalo Bayou and areas West of Main St. Artists featured on this tour include Mel Chin, Paul Kittleson, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg and Dean Ruck.
Part 1 meets in the NE Corner of Market Square Park, near the intersection of Travis and Congress Streets. Street, lot and garage parking are available in the area.
Downtown Part 2 is on hold due to large amounts of construction on the route. Look for this tour to debut in 2017!
Downtown Part 2 includes Discovery Green and areas East of Main Street. Artists featured on this tour include Paul Kittleson, Margo Sawyer and Jean Dubuffet. Rotating and seasonal installations at Discovery Green will be included in this tour as well.
Part 2 meets in Discovery Green Park. Street, lot and garage parking are available in the area.