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Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

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105 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States
713-752-0314 https://buffalobayou.org/visit/destination/the-cistern/

Past Events

October 2016

Oct 29

Tales from the Cistern

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Wear your costumes and join us for historical Cistern tours with aspirited twist! Hear ghostly tales and see reflections of a haunted past…

November 2017

Nov 08

Roche Bobois’ L’artesania de vivir in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

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The renowned international luxury furniture brand Roche Bobois is proud to debut its L’Artesanía de Vivir project in Houston inside the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Consisting of 32 unique chairs re-created by 23 Mexican craftsmen specializing in weaving, embroidery, and beadwork, the exhibit was first displayed at the prestigious Alcazar del Castillo Chapultapec in Mexico City and subsequently journeyed throughout museums in Mexico. Free and open to the public. No reservations are required for this special viewing.

September 2018

Sep 13

Members Only #CisterninColor Tour

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Members of Bayou Buddies are invited to join a free tour of Houston’s most talked about art installation, Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern: Spatial Chromointerference!

May 2019

May 26

SOLD OUT: Sounding the Cistern for Pauline Oliveros

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https://buffalobayou.org/visit/destination/the-cistern/

In memory of this singular artist and humanitarian, four musicians with close ties Pauline Oliveros will sound the Cistern in the first ever public performance held in this special space.

March 2021

Mar 12

Opening Day of “Time No Longer” in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

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https://buffalobayou.org/public-art/

A newly commissioned artwork for the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern by multimedia artist Anri Sala (b. 1974 Tirana, Albania), Time No Longer offers an immersive, other-worldly experience of film and sound within this vast, subterranean reservoir on the edge of downtown Houston.

December 2021

Dec 04

Time No Longer Live Performance

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Musician André Vida, who co-composed and performed the original score for Time No Longer, will appear live for two days only. Vida will play his “Cistern-o-phone,” a custom-made woodwind instrument designed for the occasion. His performance will inhabit and activate Sala’s installation, creating an entirely new acoustic experience of the cavernous Cistern.

Dec 05

Time No Longer Live Performance

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Musician André Vida, who co-composed and performed the original score for Time No Longer, will appear live for two days only. Vida will play his “Cistern-o-phone,” a custom-made woodwind instrument designed for the occasion. His performance will inhabit and activate Sala’s installation, creating an entirely new acoustic experience of the cavernous Cistern.

February 2022

Feb 10

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Joe McPhee with the Nameless Sound Ensembles

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Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

Feb 11

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Joe McPhee with the Nameless Sound Ensembles

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Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

Feb 12

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Joe McPhee with the Nameless Sound Ensembles

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Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

Feb 13

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Joe McPhee with the Nameless Sound Ensembles

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Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

May 2022

May 07

Underground Sounds: ROCO

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All performances are now sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email Trudi Smith at tsmith@buffalobayou.org. Join us for a special music series in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern! Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Underground Sounds returns with performances by ROCO, an innovative music ensemble known for customizing and modernizing classical music.…

May 07

Underground Sounds: ROCO

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All performances are now sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email Trudi Smith at tsmith@buffalobayou.org. Join us for a special music series in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern! Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Underground Sounds returns with performances by ROCO, an innovative music ensemble known for customizing and modernizing classical music.…

May 07

Underground Sounds: ROCO

Location:

All performances are now sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email Trudi Smith at tsmith@buffalobayou.org. Join us for a special music series in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern! Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Underground Sounds returns with performances by ROCO, an innovative music ensemble known for customizing and modernizing classical music.…

May 07

Underground Sounds: ROCO

Location:

All performances are now sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email Trudi Smith at tsmith@buffalobayou.org. Join us for a special music series in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern! Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Underground Sounds returns with performances by ROCO, an innovative music ensemble known for customizing and modernizing classical music.…

May 07

Underground Sounds: ROCO

Location:

All performances are now sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email Trudi Smith at tsmith@buffalobayou.org. Join us for a special music series in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern! Throughout 2022, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Underground Sounds returns with performances by ROCO, an innovative music ensemble known for customizing and modernizing classical music.…

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