In the spirit of community and collaboration, celebrate the opening of the new Glassell School of Art; The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza; and the BBVA Compass Roof Garden with an energetic afternoon of music, dance, and art!

Join the fun with activities and programs for all ages, all afternoon. Enjoy bites from the day’s food carts: Popston, Spicy Dog, Cupcake and a Smile, and Moon Rooster!

Highlights include:


  • Custom Poems with Inprint Poetry Buskers (12 noon–3 p.m.) 
  • Print & Play: Art-Making Activity for Our Youngest Artists (12 noon–4 p.m.) 
  • Wearable Flower Brooches: Art-Making Activity for Families and Children (12 noon–4 p.m.) 
  • Reflective Handheld Sculptures: Art-Making Activity for Everyone (12 noon–4 p.m.) 
  • Story Booth (12 noon–4 p.m.) 
  • Outside the Box: Creativity Challenge (12:30–4 p.m.) 
  • Fashion Collages with Houston Community College (12 noon–4 p.m.)


  • Walking with Docents (12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m.)
  • Storybook Picnic with Houston Public Library (12 noon–4 p.m.) 
  • Play Garden Quest III: The Legend of Stella (12 noon–4 p.m.) 
  • Project aDOORe with HISD (12 noon–4 p.m.)
  • Lemonade Stand (12 noon–4 p.m.) 


  • Performance with Texas Southern University Jazz Ensemble (12 noon) 
  • Performance with Craig Hauschildt (12:30 p.m.) 
  • Performance with Aperio (2 p.m.) 


  • Ballet Folklórico Performance with MECA (1 p.m.) 
  • Performance with METdance (3 p.m.) 

Drop in! This event is free.

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.

This event is generously underwritten by:

BBVA Compass