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Odd doesn't even begin to describe this place. The scavenger hunt kept the kids entertained, otherwise the probably would have lost interest in .5 seconds. Don't remember the name of the guy working, but he was great to take to. The park next door has...More
This place is very unique, interesting to see and I'm glad I did it once, but I don't think I'd go back for a second visit. We went in the middle of the day so it was very hot, visiting in the morning might be...More
Smither Park is part of the Orange Show Foundation (also worth a visit) in Houston.
The park is designed to be used as any other park, with a pavillion with shade to picnic under, a stage which hosts singers, bands, dance and theatre productions, and...More
The OS Foundation work and events focus on the artistic ability that everyone innately have. They have the annual Art Car parade, in its 28th year. The largest in the world. Almost 300 art cars from around the U.S., and other countries. There numerous events...More
The restored brainchild of visionary entrepreneur who turned out to be a folk artist! Check out their website for all the special activities put on by the imaginative staff & patrons, but save some time to fully explore the facility yourself!
I was in Houston for an academic conference, and one of my colleagues asked if anyone wanted to check this out -- and I jumped at the chance. I love kooky, eccentric individuals. The creator of the Orange Show was just that. They weren't actually...More
I'm not sure how to describe this but it was very interesting. It's basically and art installation that you can climb all over. Make sure you read through the history of the guy who built it (there is a "musuem" with the info).
After hearing about it for so long, our family had to check out "The Orange Show" while on vacation in Houston. It's really just a very interesting art exhibit from a man who was very interested in oranges and made many art sculptures from bicycle...More