One- or Three-Day Pass to Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Texas Contemporary Art Fair

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Kimberly M. ·
October 21, 2013
I really enjoyed the event. There was so much to see. Well put together. I enjoyed the fact that it included local non-profits to a gallery from the UK. Also, everyone was very friendly. Next year I will definitely get a two day pass.


Yukiko Y. ·
October 14, 2013
it was fine. I see not only TX art gallery but also NY, CA.


Brian M. ·
May 20, 2013
Great time, a good day adventure. Will look for it next year.

What You'll Get

Art represents the triumph over chaos, just as pulled-pork donuts represent the triumph over dignity. Expand your tastes with today's Groupon to artMRKT’s Texas Contemporary Art Fair, which takes place from Thursday, October 20 to Sunday, October 23 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Choose between the following options:

  • For $10, you get a one-day pass valid for admission on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (a $20 advanced value; a $25 value at the door).

  • For $20, you get a three-day pass valid for admission on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (a $40 advanced value; a $45 value at the door).

Texas Contemporary Art Fair pulls at the eye strings of art aficionados with more than 50 exhibiting galleries showcasing historically significant and contemporary art from around the world. Guests can peruse art-speckled spaces to join fellow enthusiasts in discussions about the cultural relevance of Make Tacos Not War by Alejandro Diaz or compete in a staring contest with Woodrow Wilson Crossing the Delaware with Seascouts by John Wesley. Gray matter is also stimulated by a well-heeled selection of discussions with the likes of Mexico City–based artist Edgar Orlaineta and sculpture sage Paul Vllinski.

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Promotional value expires Oct 23, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 11 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Texas Contemporary

Though it built its fame as a rough-and-tumble oil town, Houston has one of the largest, most vibrant art scenes of any city in America. As the city's most prominent contemporary art shows, Texas Contemporary puts these refined tastes on display for the fifth year in a row. The 2014 edition welcomed more than 15,000 collectors and art fans, who searched for striking pieces curated by dealers from around the country. This year's show looks to exceed those record-setting numbers, with expanded dates and a new location at the George R. Brown Convention Center. In addition to tapping into the global art market, this year's show also features plenty of local flavor, too; exhibitors include mainstays of the Houston gallery scene, such as Inman Gallery, Cardoza Fine Art, and David Shelton Gallery. 2015 also brings a partnership with The Mexican Consulate in Houston's Department of Cultural Affairs for The Other Mexico, a program which displays and deepens the decades-long connection between the art worlds of Houston and Mexico City.

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