The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents "Eye on Houston: High School Documentary Photography" opening day
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, debuts the 23rd edition of "Eye on Houston: High School Documentary Photography." The annual photography exhibition is a collaboration between the Museum of Fine Arts,
Houston, and area high schools to document and celebrate Houston’s diverse neighborhoods.
"Eye on Houston" invites students to offer a glimpse into their daily lives, experiences, and personal stories. Each generation witnesses Houston through new eyes, seeing and experiencing a fresh incarnation of the city. Utilizing photography as a tool, these student photographers document their perspectives. This year, all high schools in the Houston Independent School District were invited to participate and the Museum received more than 330 submissions from across the Houston area. The diversity of and connections between these areas are showcased through images, with an overwhelming focus on the students’ experience during Hurricane Harvey. Participating students are from Bellaire High School, Booker T. Washington High School, Carnegie Vanguard High School, DeBakey High School for Health Professions, Jack Yates High School, Westbury High School, Westside High School, and Wisdom High School. Chosen for this year’s exhibition were 64 photographs by 42 junior and senior students.
Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on display until June 24.