Conception Contemporary Art Show
will be their fifth pop-up in Houston and they always use SpindleTap Brewery. “Their brewing room is like a museum with super-high ceilings. We put up panels for one night. It’s open to the public as well; people will come in from the brewery.” Expect acoustic music, a laid-back but professional vibe, a cash bar and noshable macarons
. “We want the art to stand out so we don’t bring in vendors,” says McCarty. “We have a lot of abstract painters, mixed-media artists, fun sculpture artists and some photos — concept or abstract.”
5 to 10 p.m. August 12. 10622 Hirsch. For information, visit conceptionarts.com
. Free to $25.
Heather McCarty waves her magic wand and a venue is instantly transformed into a pop-up art gallery teeming with collectors in search of works by emerging and established artists. Although in this case the magic wand is actually a panel of professional experts and the “fairy godmother” is organizer Conception, a global movement that is mounting shows in Los Angeles, Boston and Houston this month alone. McCarty says the