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The O'Kane Gallery is the University of Houston-Downtown’s conduit for the visual arts and contemporary culture. This is the main page that allows you to browse the current exhibitions.

Mari Omari: 40,000 Memories, 2007

Gallery Talks at the O’Kane Gallery

What’s an O’Kane Gallery Talk?

A Gallery Talk at the O’Kane Gallery is an informative discussion about the gallery and our current exhibition. The 5-30 minute discussion is led by one of our experienced O’Kane staff members, who also serve as Art faculty at the University of Houston-Downtown.

Photograph of a group of students in the OKane Gallery at a gallery talk What’s discussed in an O’Kane Gallery Talk?
It’s all up to you! The O’Kane Gallery Talk program is customizable. We encourage each group leader to design their own Gallery Talk session to maximize the experience for their specific group.
Below are the options available:

  • Gallery etiquette
  • Artist background
  • Materials and techniques
  • Exhibit theme
  • Specific art works in the exhibit
  • Other (Please contact Gallery)

Who can participate in an O’Kane Gallery Talk?
We invite any and all Houston school groups or organizations to schedule a free Gallery Talk.
We welcome groups of up to 30 of all ages and interests.

Schedule your O’Kane Gallery Talk!

To schedule an O’Kane Gallery Talk, please fill out the form. PDF Icon

UHD instructors who want to bring a class for a gallery talk, please fill out this form. PDF Icon

Complete the form and e-mail to: at least 48 hours prior to your requested Gallery talk appointment. For any questions, call 713-221-8042.


Last updated or reviewed on 2/3/14

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