“Joan Son: Time Travelers”

Nationally recognized origami artist Joan Son takes her art back to the beginning (in a way) with her “Joan Son: Time Travelers” exhibit currently at the Jung Center of Houston. As a young girl, Son designed dresses for her paper dolls. Her mother saved those early works of art and now Son, who has exhibited her constructions at Tiffany & Co. and the Smithsonian, is using them as a jumping ­off point for a series of life­size paper dresses. These creations, including glamorous evening gowns, are displayed on 6­-foot-­tall plexiglass cylinders.

There’s an opening reception at 5 p.m. on April 5. Regular gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Through April 29. Jung Center of Houston, 5200 Montrose. For information, call 713­524­8253 or visit junghouston.org. Free.
Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Starts: April 1. Continues through April 29, 2014

 
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