Jump Start on the Season

Art-minded young professionals crank up the party action with season preview

Art-minded young professionals crank up the action with season preview

Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Marcos Hernandez, Ara Griffith, Anna Ahlstrom, Aislyn Barclay
Marcos Hernandez, Ara Griffith, Anna Ahlstrom, Aislyn Barclay. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Travis Walne, Sara Cain
Travis Walne, Sara Cain. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Scott Sullivan, Joseph Eckert, James Phelan
Scott Sullivan, Joseph Eckert, James Phelan. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Leah Hanson, Elizabeth Doughtie
Leah Hanson, Elizabeth Doughtie. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Travis Walne, Sara CainAlicia Staszyc, Rebecca Loftis, Katherine Sandhop
Alicia Staszyc, Rebecca Loftis, Katherine Sandhop. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Chris Roberts, Danny Schwarzer
Chris Roberts, Danny Schwarzer. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Enrique Villalobos, Nicole Longnecker, Ernesto Lizcano
 Enrique Villalobos, Nicole Longnecker, Ernesto Lizcano. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Annamarie Dober, Teri Ogg, Camille Walker
Annamarie Dober, Teri Ogg, Camille Walker. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, ohn Stallcup, Madeline Kelly
John Stallcup, Madeline Kelly. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Anastasia Molodtsova, Alisa Vedenina
Anastasia Molodtsova, Alisa Vedenina. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Marcos Hernandez, Ara Griffith, Anna Ahlstrom, Aislyn Barclay
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Travis Walne, Sara Cain
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Scott Sullivan, Joseph Eckert, James Phelan
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Leah Hanson, Elizabeth Doughtie
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Travis Walne, Sara CainAlicia Staszyc, Rebecca Loftis, Katherine Sandhop
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Chris Roberts, Danny Schwarzer
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Enrique Villalobos, Nicole Longnecker, Ernesto Lizcano
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Annamarie Dober, Teri Ogg, Camille Walker
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, ohn Stallcup, Madeline Kelly
Contemporary Arts Museum YPs, 8/16, Anastasia Molodtsova, Alisa Vedenina

What: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Young Patrons "Fall Launch Preview Party."

Where: The terrace at the museum.

The scoop: The Young Patrons group enjoyed a jump start on the season with the gathering that included after-hours access to the museum, beer from 11 Below Brewery, cocktails mixed with Deep Eddy Vodka, and disc spins by DJ Gps. Special guest was artist Thedra Cullar-Ledford, whose current exhibition Lady Part Follies (part of the Houston-based series Right Here, Right Now: Houston, Volume 2) is on view in the Brown Foundation Gallery.

The Young Patrons will host the group's official fall launch with a member reception and tour of this year's Texas Contemporary Art Fair at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Who: Calia Alvarado Pettigrew, Catherine Bradley, Sara Cain Alecia Harris, Matt Johns, Victoria Ridgway, Jessie Rowe, Enrique Villalobos, Nicole Longnecker, Ernesto Lizcano, John Stallcup, and Madeline Kelly.

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