Episode 55: Celebrating Oaxacan Art and Culture

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Glassell School of Art opens an art exhibit from the lower southwest state of Oaxaca in Mexico. The exhibition Magical and Mystical Oaxaca: Celebrating Oaxacan Art and Culture showcases vibrantly colored diverse works of art in three installations. Valentina Atkinson, director of the Serrano Gallery and Serrano Oaxaca […]

Episode 48: Discover the new Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston

Understanding the Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi at The New Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston is set to open a new museum, Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston, to honor the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, a civil rights leader, as well as highlight other worldwide leaders who embraced peaceful means to make social changes. Even though the museum has […]

Episode 47: Preserving Houston’s Past with The Heritage Society

Get ready to dive into the fascinating world of Houston’s history with the one and only Mister McKinney! He’s Houston’s most amazing and fun historian and marketing director of The Heritage Society. He joins our host Blanca Quezada to discuss everything The Heritage Society offers visitors, including the historical homes that are beautiful collections on […]

Episode 44: Discover “The Zoo in You” at The Museum of Health

In this episode, be prepared to be astonished to hear about how trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies from Becky Seabrook, senior director of communications, and Ella Hohmann, science communications specialist at The Health Museum. They will be discussing the museum’s newest exhibit, “The Zoo in You,” which shows and teaches visitors […]

Episode 42: A Summer Adventure Destination for Kids at the Children’s Museum Houston

There is a marvelous place for kids and teens that provides diverse adventures and lots of fun year-round while at the same time giving them the opportunity to learn without even realizing that’s happening – it’s the Children’s Museum Houston.  In this week’s episode, Henry Yau, director of marketing and public relations at the Children’s […]

Episode 39: Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage with Asia Society Texas

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the rich traditions and contributions of Asians and Asian Americans. In this episode of Spotlight Houston Show, host Blanca Quezada interviews Stephanie Todd-Wong from Asia Society Texas about 31 ways to celebrate this special month and beyond. Stephanie highlights the various live programs and […]

Episode 37: Discover a World of Mysteries at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Learn about the mysteries found in the many diverse exhibit halls from around the world that are in the five floors of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, as Blanca Quezada sits down with Kathleen Havens, director of the museum’s curriculum and content to talk about the incredible discoveries that await the public. Presently, the […]

Episode 35: An Art Exhibit on Wheels – Exploring Houston’s Art Car Parade

Get ready to get all the scoop on this year’s anticipated colorful and fun 36th Annual Art Car Parade as Blanca Quezada sits down with Jonathon Beitler, director of communications and special events for Orange Show Center for Visionary Arts, presenting the art car show events and parade. More art cars are added to the […]

Episode 31: Discover the beauty of the Houston Botanic Garden

Welcome to Spotlight Houston! Today’s guest is Dany Millikin, Director of Education at the Houston Botanic Garden, a living plant museum located in the heart of Houston. Danny is determined to save endangered plants and educate the public, despite the monumental task of caring for the 140 acres of gardens and the central conflict of […]

Episode 28: Honoring the Legacy of Buffalo Soldiers

Get ready for an informative and inspiring episode of the Spotlight Houston Show, where host Blanca sits down with Dr. Michelle Tovar, the director of education at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston. Join them as they delve into the fascinating history of the Buffalo Soldiers, Black military men and women who served their […]