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ORANGE SHOW CENTER FOR VISIONARY ART & ARCHIVISTS OF THE HOUSTON AREA PRESENT

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A CELEBRATION OF OUR CITY'S HIDDEN HISTORIES

March 30, 2024 | 10am - 6pm

Orange Show World HQ | 2334 Gulf Terminal Drive
FREE TO ATTEND

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The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art presents "Old, Weird Houston," a local alternative history fair and symposium that preserves, interprets, and shares the hidden histories of unusual and creative people, institutions, and events that have made our city one of the most diverse and livable in the country.

Organized collaboratively with Archivists of the Houston Area (AHA!) and the University of Houston Center for Public History, "Old, Weird Houston" features a day-long schedule of speakers and panels, from a keynote address to presentations by students active in the fields of history and library science. Regional archives both private and public display offbeat, rarely seen materials from their collections in a fair-style setting along with food trucks and vendors specializing in Houston-proud books, crafts, and apparel.

Additional details and schedule to be announced soon. 

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Interested in exhibiting your collection of Houston-related items, or selling Houston-specific merchandise?

We would love to have you at Old, Weird Houston! If you're interested in exhibiting or selling your Houston-specific items or merchandise, click the button below to apply. Booths are FREE for exhibitors, or $50 for vendors.
Deadline to apply is March 15, 2024.

Major funding for Old, Weird Houston is provided by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily rep resent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional Funding is provided in part by the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Art, the Houston Endowment, The Brown Foundation, Inc., private contributions, and volunteer support.

Check out our 2023 Old, Weird Houston Presentations and Panel Discussions

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