Events and Programming

Upcoming HMRC Programming

HMRC Pops Up! Becoming Space City
Saturday, July 20 
HPL Express Discovery Green

Join us for the Houston Metropolitan Research Center’s Pop-Up Exhibit on the moon landing! The collections of HMRC reflect the rich and diverse history of the city. This pop-up exhibit is a special opportunity to see and learn about Houston and the moon landing! Come see lunar related items from HMRC’s collections on display and learn how to search and discover interesting materials from HMRC’s holdings using online resources.

Where's the Book on my House? How to Research Historic Properties
Thursday, August 22 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Julia Ideson Building | Meldrum Room

Curious about your home’s history? Don’t know where to start? HMRC's Architectural Archivist will give a basic overview of how to research a historic property, highlighting useful resources in HMRC collections. This program includes a tour of the Texas Room to introduce the public to our collections and how to access them through the reference desk.  

Musica! Exhibit Festival & Mercado   
Saturday September 28, 2019  
Central Library Plaza & Julia Ideson Building   
With live entertainment and outdoor market, interactive tours and discussions, youth activities, and a movie!

Parking is available under the Central Library building, with entry on Lamar Street.  For questions, please contact HMRC at or 832-393-1662.

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