• Oct. 31–Jan. 5The Patriotic Art of World War I in France

    The Patriotic Art of World War I in France

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    • Tue., Oct. 31–Fri., Jan. 5, The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Featuring vintage French WWI posters from the extensive collection of Dr. Jere Jackson.

    Reception and gallery talk by Dr. Jackson: 3pm Saturday, Nov. 11

  • Oct. 31–Dec. 30Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay

    Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay

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    • Tue., Oct. 31–Sat., Dec. 30, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Juried Ceramics Exhibition - Reception & artist talk with ClayHouston organizers will be Thursday, November 16 from 6-8pm.

  • Nov. 29–Dec. 2Congressional Art Competition & Exhibition

    Congressional Art Competition & Exhibition

    • Wed., Nov. 29–Sat., Dec. 2, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Closing reception and awards ceremony: Saturday, Dec. 2, time TBD.

  • Dec. 1–Jan. 5I'll Be Home for Christmas

    I'll Be Home for Christmas

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    • Fri., Dec. 1–Fri., Jan. 5, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    A series of vignettes about what Christmas was like 100 years ago. On display will be authentic antique ornaments and playthings, providing a glimpse into the celebration of Christmas past from a child's point of view.

    Storytelling with Main Pecan: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2

    Special events and talks throughout the holiday season.

  • Dec. 1Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock - Friday Night Film

    Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock - Friday Night Film

    • Fri., Dec. 1, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    When Teri Horton, a 73 year-old former long-haul truck driver with an eighth grade education, bought a painting in a thrift shop for five dollars, she didn't know that it would pit her against the highest and mightiest people in the art world and perhaps change forever the way art is authenticated. (rottentomatoes.com)

  • Dec. 1A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

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    • Fri., Dec. 1:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    Perhaps the best loved holiday story of all time, our adaptation of Dickens’ classic is particularly suited to children. Watch Mr. Scrooge have a change of heart from stone to gold as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas. All the joy, sentiment and meaning are here, without being too scary for young audiences.
    Grades K – 5
    Curriculum Connection: Family Ties, Language Arts, Literary Classic, Music, Reading

    Tickets are $7.50 for individuals or $6 per person for groups of 20 or more. To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Dec. 4Percussion in the Pines Concert

    Percussion in the Pines Concert

    • Mon., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Percussion in the Pines Concert

  • Dec. 5A Night of Song: Favorite Lieder Performed on Euphonium - Kayla Roth / Danny​ Chapa Faculty Recital

    A Night of Song: Favorite Lieder Performed on Euphonium - Kayla Roth / Danny​ Chapa Faculty Recital

    • Tue., Dec. 5, 6:00 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Kayla Roth / Danny​ Chapa Faculty Recital

  • Dec. 8Christmas Celebration

    Christmas Celebration

    • Fri., Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music (Special Music Events)

    All Choirs

  • Dec. 12Annie Moses Band

    Annie Moses Band

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    • Tue., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    Experience the beauty of “Christmas with the Annie Moses Band” as the acclaimed ensemble performs stunning arrangements of holiday favorites, bringing Juilliard-honed chops to Nashville-styled music-making in a captivating blend of folk and classical. The band's innovative sound has delighted audiences from jazz aficionados to bluegrass buffs on PBS and on stages as diverse as Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry. From "Carol of the Bells" to "O Holy Night," this is a holiday journey audiences are sure to love.


    For tickets or more information call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.

    Single tickets: $25 for adult, $20 for senior, $10 for student/child (SFA students $3 with valid ID). Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
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