The Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern is a former drinking water reservoir built in 1926 for the City of Houston. BBP restored and repurposed the 87,500-square-foot Cistern into a magnificent public space for tours, performances, and art installations.
Art in the cistern
Fulfilling the organization’s goal of presenting bold, immersive art installations and experiences in this unique space, Buffalo Bayou Partnership launched its Cistern art program in 2016.
Local and national advisors assist Buffalo Bayou Partnership in developing programming for the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Ideas and suggestions for artistic programming in the Cistern may be emailed to email@example.com. Suggestions are reviewed quarterly; therefore, response times range from 30-90 days.