Past Exhibit

Down in Houston

April 6, 2019–May 25, 2019
At UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

Exhibit Overview

Houston’s African American community birthed a vibrant and unique slice of the blues. Drawing on interviews with blues musicians, club owners, and music producers, dramatic black-and-white photographs present a detailed portrait of the Houston blues scene, past and present, in Down in Houston.

A collaboration between the ITC and SAACAM, in support of the San Antonio Blues Festival.