Houston Museum District Photos

To the south of downtown Houston lies Hermann Park, Rice University, & a number of art museums.

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Sam Houston Equestrian Monument in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.View of Hermann Park from Sam Houston Equestrian Monument. Houston, TX.Domed structure in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.
Sam Houston Equestrian Monument (1925) in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument (1925) in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.View of Hermann Park from Sam Houston Equestrian Monument. Houston, TX.Domed structure in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.
"Cancer, There is hope" sculpture by Victor Salmones in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Fountain encircled by columns in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Fountains in traffic circles at entrance to Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Watkin Building of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.
"Cancer, There is hope" sculpture by Victor Salmones in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Fountain encircled by columns in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Fountains in traffic circles at entrance to Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Watkin Building (1924-6) (1001 Bissonnet) of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX. Style: Neo-classical. Architect: William Ward Watkin.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe facade of Caroline Wiess Law Building at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.Museum of Fine Arts, Houston sign on Moneo's Beck Building. Houston, TX.Walls of Cullen Sculpture Garden of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe facade of Caroline Wiess Law Building at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston sign on Moneo's Beck Building (2000). Houston, TX. Walls of Cullen Sculpture Garden (1984-5) of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX. Architect: Isamu Noguchi. Contemporary Arts Museum (1972) (5216 Montrose Blvd.). Houston, TX. Architect: Gunnar Birkerts.
Landscaping at Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.Entrance to Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.Stack of glass books in fountain at Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.Palm tree emerging from pyramid at Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.
Landscaping at Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.Entrance to Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.Stack of glass books in fountain at Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.Palm tree emerging from pyramid at Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, TX.
C G Jung Educational Center. Houston, TX.Entrance of C G Jung Educational Center. Houston, TX.Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Entrance of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.
C G Jung Educational Center (5200 Montrose Blvd.). Houston, TX.Entrance of C G Jung Educational Center. Houston, TX.Asia Society Texas Center (2012) (1370 Southmore Blvd.). Houston, TX. Architect: Yoshio Taniguchi.Entrance of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.
Lobby of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Lobby of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Lobby of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Holocaust Museum Houston. Houston, TX.
Lobby of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Lobby of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Lobby of Asia Society Texas Center. Houston, TX.Holocaust Museum Houston (1996) (5401 Caroline St.). Houston, TX. Architect: Ralph Appelbaum.
Sloped front with names ringed with wire fence & topped with round chimney represents elements of concentration camps at Holocaust Museum Houston. Houston, TX.Holocaust Museum Houston sign. Houston, TX.Danish rescue boat & World War II Holocaust Railcar at Holocaust Museum Houston. Houston, TX.Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.
Sloped front with names ringed with wire fence & topped with round chimney represents elements of concentration camps at Holocaust Museum Houston. Houston, TX.Holocaust Museum Houston sign. Houston, TX.Danish rescue boat (1942) & World War II Holocaust Railcar at Holocaust Museum Houston. Houston, TX.Children's Museum of Houston (2009) (1500 Binz St.). Houston, TX. Architect: Robert Venturi.
Entrance pillars of Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.Facade of Children's Museum of Houston with cutout children acting as porch supports. Houston, TX.Cutout children supporting Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.Cutout child supporting Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.
Entrance pillars of Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.Facade of Children's Museum of Houston with cutout children acting as porch supports. Houston, TX.Cutout children supporting Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.Cutout child supporting Children's Museum of Houston. Houston, TX.
Weather Center Houston, Nation's First Weather Museum. Houston, TX.Center for Contemporary Craft. Houston, TX.The Menil Collection museum. Houston, TX.The Menil Collection museum. Houston, TX.
Weather Center Houston, Nation's First Weather Museum (5104 Caroline St.). Houston, TX.Center for Contemporary Craft (4848 Main St.). Houston, TX.The Menil Collection museum (1986) (1515 Sul Ross). Houston, TX. Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop.The Menil Collection museum (1986) (1515 Sul Ross). Houston, TX.
The Menil Collection art museum. Houston, TX.Renzo Piano's museum for The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.Louvered awnings at The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.Sculpture in lawn at The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.
The Menil Collection art museum (1987) (1533 Sul Ross St.). Houston, TX. Architect: Renzo Piano.Renzo Piano's museum for The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.Louvered awnings at The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.Sculpture in lawn at The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.
Rothko Chapel. Houston, TX.Broken Obelisk sculpture by Barnett Newman at Rothko Chapel. Houston, TX.Czech Cultural Center. Houston, TX.Czech kookaburra vase at Czech Cultural Center. Houston, TX.
Rothko Chapel (1970-1) (3900 Yupon St.). Houston, TX. Architect: Philip Johnson, Howard Barnstone & Eugene Aubry. On National Register.Broken Obelisk sculpture by Barnett Newman at Rothko Chapel. Houston, TX.Czech Cultural Center. Houston, TX. Czech kookaburra vase at Czech Cultural Center. Houston, TX.
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum with antique army truck in front of former Houston Light Guard Armory. Houston, TX.Medal of Honor Winner Buffalo Soldier First Sergeant William Moses bust by Eddie Dixon at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. Houston, TX.Truncated glass greenhouse cone of Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.Dome of Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum with antique army truck in front of former Houston Light Guard Armory (1925). Houston, TX. Medal of Honor Winner (1881) Buffalo Soldier First Sergeant William Moses bust (1993) by Eddie Dixon at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. Houston, TX. Truncated glass greenhouse cone of Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.Dome of Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.
Lobby of Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.Highrise over Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.Limo with longhorn skull. Houston, TX.Mansion opposite Hermann Park. Houston, TX.
Lobby of Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.Highrise over Museum of Natural Sciences. Houston, TX.Limo with longhorn skull. Houston, TX.Mansion opposite Hermann Park. Houston, TX.
Topiary longhorns on mansion lawn opposite Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Mansion opposite Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Flowering hedge near Hermann Park. Houston, TX.St. Paul's Methodist Church. Houston, TX.
Topiary longhorns on mansion lawn opposite Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Mansion opposite Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Flowering hedge near Hermann Park. Houston, TX.St. Paul's Methodist Church (1929) (Main at Binz St.). Houston, TX. Style: Neo-Gothic. Architect: Alfred C. Finn.
St. Paul's Methodist Church. Houston, TX.First Presbyterian Church. Houston, TX.

St. Paul's Methodist Church (1929) (Main at Binz St.). Houston, TX.First Presbyterian Church (5300 Main St.). Houston, TX.


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