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Everything You Need to Know About Houston’s Immersive Art Exhibits

If you’re like me, you are OVERWHELMED with number photo installations Houston has popping up everywhere! They are so fun, but it’s hard to keep track of when they are here until, where, how much it costs to get in, and what to expect.

Scroll through the list — from open now to coming soon! And don’t worry. We’ll be here to update this post should we get another one in town!

Modelo Negra’s Gold Lion Barbershop Pop Up

More deets coming soon!

Where: Montrose — you have to RSVP to get all the deets!
Here through: 
July 18 through July 20
Cost: Free!
Number of rooms/photo ops: TBD!
Perks: Beer cocktails, bites, and more!
Facebook event – email ModeloNegraBarbers@gmail.com to RSVP!

Playhaus HTX

Playhaus HTX is a love song to Houston street art! It’s like if mural art could be in a gallery. And, I ADORE all the Houston references throughout — like the full wall of Beyonce and the 713s on the floors.

Where: East Downtown
Here through: 
June 22 through Sept. 1
Cost: $38
Number of rooms/photo ops: 11
Perks: Events! Like ice cream socal Wednesday
Website.

Candytopia

This one’s pretty sweet! Wanna feel like you’re in a real-live game of CandyLand or in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory? Here’s your chance.

Where: Marq*e Houston
Here through: Sept. 29
Cost: $28 for adults and $20 for kids
Number of rooms/photo ops: 14
Perks: 9 different candy stops plus a free app that enables augmented reality
Read more.

Montrose Studios

This one is way more of a professional photo studio than art exhibit, but the photos are so fun! Best part: it’s here to stay!

Where: Montrose
Here through:
Always here! Rotating themed rooms.
Cost: $120 for 30 mins, up to 7 people, and includes 30-40 professionally edited photos.
Number of rooms/photo opps: 3 rooms — main room, seasonal room, and the confetti room.
Perks: None — simple photo op spot.
Website.

#InFocus at HMNS

Turn a museum day into a photo sesh with these fun rooms from the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences for all ages.

Where: Inside HMNS
Here through: Dec. 15
Cost: $5 on top of entry ticket ($30ish)
Number of rooms/photo ops: 4
Perks: None, really. It’s a quick trip.
Read more.

Bonus: Those that we miss!!

These lovely spots are gone but not forgotten!

Balloon Room at the Revaire by Big Ass Balloons

Have no fear — Big Ass Balloons are bringing it back! August 23 and 24 are the days to mark your calendars for! $20 admission. More deets here!

Fomo Factory

Fomo Factory closed suddenly after the death of its owner, Rachel Youens. It absolutely breaks my heart to see this happy place where visitors got to be a big kid again end in such tragedy. Rest in peace, Rachel, you created something extremely special to me. <3

Where: In the Galleria (above the Apple Store)
Here through:
While there’s no end date announced, there are ticket sales THROUGH December
Cost: $28 for adults for 90-minute sessions.
Number of rooms/photo opps: 17 spaces
Perks: Some sips and snacks.
Read more.

Flower Vault

This one moved to San Antonio in April. It was so fun and full of beautiful flower-themed rooms. Word on the street is they are announcing new locations for this summer.

#GirlsNightOutHTX

Social media entrepreneur Erin Creeks, #GirlsNightOut host and owner of MsIndependent, pulled together a 1-weekend only popup photo fest! Ladies left their man at home, because this photosesh was bumping.

Where: Post Oak Central (1990 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 100)
Here through: June 21 to 23, 2019 PSA: Sunday = family friendly. Friday and Saturday = 21+. 
Cost: $35 ($45 for VIP)
Number of rooms/photo opps: A dozen or so
Perks:
Free makeup and hair touch ups!!! Drinks included (coffee/tea/margs) and food! Plus a swag bag and all sorts of partner perks. 
Website

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