Events in Houston this March 2021

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Events in Houston this March 2021

Let’s hope March is warmer than February – Brrrr. Things are beginning to open up, but it’s slow. If you’re looking for events in Houston this March, there are a few things going on live, and many happening virtually. Check out the list of events in Houston this March below.

Events in Houston this March

Seismique

When: Ongoing

Where: 2306 Highway 6 S

Houston, TX

Seismique offers guests 40-plus unique exhibits overflowing with dazzling displays of light generated by 9 million LEDs, color, sound, and natural elements. Designed for all ages, the 40,000-square-foot arts and entertainment concept features works by over two dozen established and emerging artists along with advanced technological elements like projection mapping from 111 projectors, holograms, augmented reality, light mapping, motion tracking, gamification, and more.Tickets to Seismique are now available and are priced at $35 for adults and $28 for children 12 and under for General Admission. A VIP ticket option is also available at $45 for adults and $38 for children.

Camp Gladiator at Cityplace Plaza

When: Ongoing

Where: 1250 Lake Plaza Drive

Spring, TX

An array of complimentary fitness classes is featured this January on and around CityPlace Plaza. The popular HIIT class, Camp Gladiator, welcomes participants every Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. Try the first session for free, and memberships are available on-site.

Color Field

When: Ongoing

Where: 4800 Calhoun Rd

Houston, TX

Color Field provides opportunities to question our perceptions while thinking about the impact color has on our lives. Featuring large-scale sculptures by six contemporary artists, this free exhibition is displayed throughout the University of Houston’s park-like campus. Sarah Braman (b. 1970), Jeffie Brewer (b. 1971), Odili Donald Odita (b. 1966), Sam Falls (b. 1984), Spencer Finch (b. 1962), and TYPOE (b. 1983) draw inspiration from Color Field painting, which is a form of abstraction that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s relying heavily on color and flat surfaces devoid of representation.. Artists associated with this art movement, such as Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis and Sam Gilliam, poured, sprayed or applied paint with rags and sponges to create clouds of color that seemingly float on the surface of the canvas. As early as 1968, Gilliam also created sculptural works by taking his paintings off their stretchers and draping them freely from the wall. The artists presented in this exhibition further extend the Modernist notion of Color Field beyond the flat pictorial field of the canvas, expanding it into the real space that a viewer occupies.

Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals

When: Ongoing

Where: 5555 Hermann Park Drive

Houston, TX

From a huge amethyst weighing more than 850 lbs to a crystallized gold cluster that is one of the most highly coveted objects in the mineral kingdom, the spectacular specimens on display here are true masterpieces — the Rembrandts and Picassos of the natural world.

Discover more than 450 beautifully crystallized mineral specimens, including some of the world’s most rare and beautiful examples. Examine these dazzling treasures in detail from all angles through walk-around display cases illuminated by fiber-optic lighting to provide optimum viewing.

The nearby Smith Gem Vault showcases stunning jewelry and gem-cut minerals.

Death by Natural Causes

When: Now through May 31st, 2021

Where: Houston Museum of Natural History

5555 Hermann Park Drive

Houston, TX

Snakes. Spiders. Sharks.  The things you fear are the least of your worries! Death by Natural Causes will introduce patrons to the range of “animal, vegetable and mineral” dangers that lurk in their everyday lives. Through a collection of specimens, text and interactives, visitors can see what can cause a death, either directly or indirectly, from the natural world. Poisonous, venomous and toxic are just a few of the terms that will be clarified, and things you interact with almost daily will be used as examples—mushrooms, snakes, spiders and even common foods! Old wives tales and urban myths will be debunked, as visitors travel through five general areas of rich graphics, compelling visuals and surprising specimens. 

Outbreak: Epidemic in a Connected World

When: Now Through May 31st, 2021

Where: The Health Museum

1515 Hermann Drive

Houston, TX

The exciting traveling exhibition Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World brings to Houston a one-of-a-kind experience that uncovers answers to the common questions regarding the risks and potential rapid spread of pandemic outbreaks: Why do pathogens emerge where they do? How do they spill over from animals to people? What can individuals and communities do to prevent the next outbreak? Visitors to the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science in Houston are able to take an up close and intricate look at pandemic risks in the 21st century, zoonotic emerging infectious diseases, and get a glimpse at how three outbreaks dramatically affected the Greater Houston region since the 1920s.

Taste of Houston Food Tours

When: Now through December 30th, 2021

Where: Various Houston Locations

A Food Tour combines an area's culture, history, and architecture with local food and drink. We integrate historic and cultural sites with visits to local establishments to enjoy specially created dishes. We meet chefs, brew masters, proprietors, farmers, and bakers and learn how their story enhances the area's history. Our goal is to open your mind and palette, show you the architectural highlights, and recount the rich history Houston has to offer. 

Downtown Evening Market

When: Ongoing

Where: 803 Quitman Street

Houston, TX

We're proud to offer one of the most unique night markets in Houston. Where punk rock meets hip-hop with a twist of rock n’ roll. Come out and hang with the coolest crowd in HTX at Hot Box Hemp Goods- every Thirsty Thursday Night from 6-10. Live music, local artists, unique artisan vendors, food and drink. 803 Quitman St, Houston, TX 77009. VENDORS: booking and new vendor applications can be found on our website at houstonmorningmarkets.square.site

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