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The Orange Show

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The Orange Show is a folk-art environment built single handedly from 1956 until its completion in 1979, by the late Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker. The outdoor 3,000 square foot environment is considered one of the most important folk-art environments in the US.
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December 01, 2019
The Orange Show is worth the drive. Situated in the back of a normal neighborhood, this quirky home was built by a postman in honor of his love of oranges. The place has a turn-of-the-century circus vibe. Most of the time the place if open to all and is free.Take some trippy photos while you are…
February 06, 2019
Right down the street from where we live, this strange, circus-like lot (and the adjoining Smither Park) are a beautiful example of Houston's vibrant folk art scene, and the site of many unique concerts and festivals. The Orange Show is on the National Register of Historic Places, and tours are…
December 17, 2018
Also check out Smither Park, a vision and contribution of the John and Stephanie Smither family. As a member of the Smither family tree myself, it's difficult for me not to brag about these amazing patrons to the arts.
September 19, 2018
Interesting place. Must see
April 21, 2018
If you love the color orange, or like funky art, or are just morbidly curious, this secret little icon of Houston's art scene is worth checking out. As reports: "The Orange Show brightly screams in a Houston neighborhood of small single story homes, an out-of-place cacophony of…

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2402 Munger Street
Houston, TX 77023
Telefoonnummer+1 713-926-6368
Status openingstijdenGesloten · Gaat om 9:00 AM open
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