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The O'Kane Gallery is the University of Houston-Downtown’s conduit for the visual arts and contemporary culture. This is the main page that allows you to browse the current exhibitions.


Mari Omari: 40,000 Memories, 2007

The 'Left Bank' on the Bayou: Avant-garde Art
& Theater in 1930s Houston

Nione Carlson, [View of City], ca. 1930s.

September 4 – October 16, 2014
Opening Reception: September 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
A collection of artwork inspired by Margo Jones and Houston’s modern art movement.

This project is funded in part by grants from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.
Houston Arts Alliance and the City of Houston seal graphics
Contributions from the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art CASETA logo

The Seigler Chronicles: Life as a Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus Designer, 1956 - 1959

Art from The Seigler Chronicles: Life is A Ringling Brothers Barum and Bailey Circus 1956 to 1959

October 23 – December 18, 2014
Opening Reception: October 23, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Original costume and set design drawings by Jim Seigler and period photographs depicting the marvels of the 1950s circus.


O'Kane Gallery

University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 221-8042
e-mail: gallery@uhd.edu


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The O'Kane Gallery is the University of Houston-Downtown’s center for the visual arts and contemporary culture. The gallery supports the spirit of investigation, collaboration and dialogue through art that is intellectually engaging and culturally relevant.

The vision of the art gallery is to promote the accessibility of local, regional, and nationally renowned art within the UHD and greater Houston communities.

The gallery’s carefully curated exhibitions include works from critically acclaimed artists as well as annual exhibitions by students from UHD and local high schools.



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Last updated or reviewed on 9/23/14

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