Calendar

Jan
11
Thu
2018
Take Care of Texas Video Contest Voting
Jan 11 – Jan 25 all-day

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The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The students that submit the best videos can win great prizes, awarded by the contest sponsor, Waste Management of Texas, Inc.

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The public has an opportunity to pick their favorite videos January 11 through 25, 2018. A panel of TCEQ staff and representatives from Waste Management Texas will choose the first, second, and third place winners from each of the grade groups. Winners will be announced February 20, 2018.

Click here to vote!

Feb
8
Thu
2018
Healthcare Seminar Exhibit & Social (SES) 2018 @ The Denton A. Cooley, MD and Ralph C. Cooley, DDS University Life Center
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm

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Health Symposium Exhibition & Social (SES) annually provides an opportunity for education and networking to members of the architectural and healthcare communities. The event includes happy hour, a seminar, and a panel discussion focusing on a new era of growth and innovation in the healthcare industry.


2018 Keynote Speaker

Paul D., Biddinger, MD

Chief, Division of Emergency Preparedness
Director, MGH Center for Disaster Medicine

Register Here!

PRICING

  • Interns – $20.00
  • AIA Member – $40.00
  • Non Member – $80.00

Continuing Education Credits

  • 1.5 HSW Learning Units (SES)
  • All AIA Members will be reported
  • All Non Members will receive certificates

 

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Feb
24
Sat
2018
Preservation Houston’s Historic Glenwood Cemetery Walking Tour @ Glenwood Cemetery
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Please note that advance ticket purchase is required for this tour.

Glenwood Cemetery, established in 1871 on rolling, wooded land near Buffalo Bayou, is one of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in Houston. It is also the resting place of scores of people who built Houston into the city we know today — railroad executives, bankers, politicians and architects, among many others.

This tour, a revised version of our former Historic Glenwood Cemetery tour, focuses on some of the notable men and women buried at Glenwood who were active in the city’s first decades. They include B.A. Shepherd, said to be the first professional banker in Texas; Henry Henke, whose grocery store grew into one of the largest supermarket chains in the area; and Paul Bremond, who built the city’s first railroad. Our tour explores their unforgettable stories as well as Glenwood’s beautiful landscape and elaborate monuments.

Tickets are $10 for Preservation Houston members and students, $15 general admission. Purchase your tickets here.

 

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May
26
Sat
2018
Preservation Houston’s Glenwood Art & Architecture Walking Tour @ Glenwood Cemetery
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Please note that advance ticket purchase is required for this tour.

This two-hour walking tour traces the changing tastes and the varied social and personal motivations reflected in some of Glenwood’s outstanding monuments, which range from elaborate Victorian obelisks and angels to crisp, modern compositions. Along the way, docents will explain the symbolism and stories behind the monuments and will discuss the lives of Houstonians both famous and forgotten who commissioned them.

Tickets are $10 for Preservation Houston members and students, $15 general admission. Purchase your tickets here.

 

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Jun
1
Fri
2018
Save the Date: Gulf Coast Green 2018 @ Rice University Bioscience Research Collaborative
Jun 1 all-day

Gulf Coast Green Symposium and Expo 2018 continues to bring like-minded green building professionals together to experience next-generation sustainable and resilient building solutions. 

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Symposium and Green Expo
June 1, 2018

Rice BioScience Research Collaborative 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX  77005

After 12 successful years, Gulf Coast Green Symposium and Expo has proven to be the leading green building conference in the Gulf Coast region.  In addition to the lineup of speakers, a Green Product Expo 2018 featuring hand-selected green building products /services will be open to attendees concurrently with the symposium. Registration for the event coming soon.

Aug
25
Sat
2018
Preservation Houston’s 20th Century Glenwood Walking Tour @ Glenwood Cemetery
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Please note that advance ticket purchase is required for this tour.

Glenwood Cemetery is known for its splendid Victorian monuments, but there’s a more modern side to the cemetery as well. This docent-guided walking tour explores some of the newer sections of Glenwood and the lives of some of the well-known 20th century Houstonians buried there, including businessmen George and Herman Brown; cotton magnate and statesman Will Clayton; Edgar Odell Lovett, Rice University’s first president; Astrodome builder Judge Roy Hofheinz; and longtime television anchor Ron Stone. Hear their stories and discover the fascinating art and architecture of 20th century Glenwood on this all-new tour.

Tickets are $10 for Preservation Houston members and students, $15 general admission. Purchase your tickets here.

 

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Nov
24
Sat
2018
Preservation Houston’s The Women of Glenwood Walking Tour @ Glenwood Cemetery
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Please note that advance ticket purchase is required for this tour.

Historic Glenwood Cemetery is known for its beauty, but the stories of the people buried there are just as compelling — especially Glenwood’s women, whose legacies range from the suffrage movement to the silver screen. This tour tells the stories of some of those fascinating women and their impacts locally and nationally. Among the featured subjects are Charlotte Allen, the wife of Houston co-founder Augustus Allen; suffragists Annette Finnigan and Florence Sterling; publisher and stateswoman Oveta Culp Hobby, who led the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II; and movie star Gene Tierney.

Tickets are $10 for Preservation Houston members and students, $15 general admission. Purchase your tickets here.

 

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