“The Gun Show”

Once a year, the Art Car Museum holds an open-call exhibit. This year’s event, “The Gun Show,” centers on firearms. Selecting a rather polarizing topic isn’t really a surprise, since the museum regularly pushes the envelope with its shows. A combination of emerging and professional (and local and national) artists on both sides of the issue have contributed works to the exhibit, including a painting showing a man, rifle in hand, sitting in what seems to be a living room, spent shells surrounding his feet. The piece, by Houston artist Peter Daniel Bernal, is titled The Defender.

Location Info


Art Car Museum

140 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007

Category: Art Galleries

Region: Heights

There’s an opening reception with many of the artists at 7 p.m. December 7. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Through February 21. 140 Heights. For information, call 713-861-5526 or visit artcarmuseum.com. Free.
Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Starts: Dec. 7. Continues through Feb. 21, 2013

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