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Storm recovery work will intensify over the Memorial Day weekend, with additional street closures. Expect detours in the southwest quadrant of Downtown, an area roughly south of McKinney and West of Main Street. Pedestrians are strongly cautioned to avoid the area of street closures and fenced sidewalks to avoid the danger of falling glass. Read More

Big Art. Bigger Change.

Downtown Art is here, bigger and better than ever.

Introducing...Big Art. Bigger Change. A GRAND public art experience, consisting of more than two dozen murals across #DowntownHouston! These murals collectively reflect the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, which include gender equality, quality education, climate action, and clean water and sanitation.

  • Spearheaded & funded by Central Houston Inc./Houston Downtown Management District
  • Partnered with Harris County Precinct 1
  • Curated by Street Art for Mankind
  • Inspired by Harris Co. Commissioner Rodney Ellis
  • Supported by TotalEnergies

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Meet the Global Artists + Explore Their Work + Find Their Mural

Through the program's phases, artists hailed from countries from all over the world, including Ukraine, Iran, Canada, Mexico, France, UK, Lithuania, Ghana, Italy, Germany and Scotland. The project also celebrates three accomplished Houston artists and the emerging talent of one University of Houston-Downtown student.