Photo – corner of Holcombe and Main Streets. Courtesy of Story Sloane III
Alta Arts will hold the opening reception of the Gateway to the World exhibition on Friday, October 6, 2023 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Curator Story Sloane III presents a look at the growth of Houston back at the turn of last century that was unbridled. The photographs featured in this exhibit showcase the best of the best of commercial photography and photographers during the 1920’s & 1930’s. Using huge cameras that created an 8 x 10 inch black and white negative these skilled craftsmen captured day to day life in and around Houston with amazing clarity. Each image is a visual time capsule revealing an important part of our community’s historical past.
The Alta Arts is an interdisciplinary art center dedicated to creating variegated and dynamic programming that engages our diverse communities and provides opportunities for artists, performers, students and more.
Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available in the adjacent lot.
The Alta Arts is located at 5412 Ashbrook Drive, Houston, TX 77081.
Gallery hours are 11:00 – 3:00pm,Wednesdays through Saturday while exhibitions are on view.