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1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400
Open Now
Wed–Sun 11am–7pm
Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400

Menil

Membership

Member Noontime Talk on As Essential as Dreams

Curator Michelle White leads a tour of As Essential as Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither. Self-taught artists tend to lack formal academic training and create works utilizing a variety of materials and techniques. The Smither collection uniquely bridges two veins of collecting, combining strong examples of self-taught art from the American South and from Europe.

Held every Friday for a small group, Member Noontime Talks make exhibitions more intimate and reveal the collection as never before. To sign up, please RSVP to membership@menil.org. If you are not currently a Menil Member, you can learn more and join here.