The Arab American National Museum is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture. Included in the museum’s public programming are conferences, multicultural performance series, film festivals, arts collaborations with area ethnic communities, seminars, author readings, and book signings.
Counterpath is a publisher, gallery and event space, and bookstore. As a publisher, Counterpath was founded in 2006 and has published over sixty titles to date. Its gallery and event space, opened in late 2010 and hosts art, music, digital, film, and literary exhibitions, performances, and events. Its bookstore, part of the event space, carries titles published by small and independent presses.
Showcasing dedicated, professional artists, Vermillion offers art, wine, beer, cocktails, and a daily seasonal menu in a unique, comforting setting. The space hosts a variety of events including art openings, live music, and literary and poetry readings.
Located in the heart of Houston's Museum District, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is a dynamic cultural complex comprising two gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, visitors center, library, movie theater, gift shop, café, two art schools, and two house museums. They regularly host lectures, performances, workshops, talks, concerts, and readings throughout the year.
The Isaac Taylor Garden is an events venue in the historic district of downtown New Bern. On Wednesdays in August and September, open mic events in the outdoor garden showcase creative talent. The open mic is free and open to the public from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
Passages Bookshop specializes in unusual, out-of-print, and rare books, prints, and original materials with a focus on poetry, modern art and literature, fine printing and artists' books, and related fields. They also host events and readings in their shared studio and gallery space.
The Studios of Key West was founded with the vision of bringing artists to the island, connecting them with local audiences and artists, and offering space for both to explore their creativity. Events include lectures, performances, and literary happy hours.
Every month, Rock Paper Scissors hosts a gathering of writers, artists, and musicians to read from their zines; for shyer people, we've got over 3,000 zines in our library to read from.
Established in 2001, Apache Cafe is a cafe/bar, gallery, and live music and performance venue that hosts frequent art shows, music, and spoken word events throughout the year.
Formerly known as Press Street, the organization was formed in 2005 with a mission to promote art and literature in the community through events, publications, and arts education. In addition to an extensive online presence, Room 220 hosts a variety of workshops, lectures, and events focusing on all things written. Antenna also has a gallery space and is home to Big Class, a youth creative writing initiative that hosts after-school programs and workshops, and partners with area schools on projects that cultivate students’ interest in writing.