Celebrating the 12th Annual Houston Via Colori



2017 Featured Works of Art

Learn more about all of our Via Colori artists on the Artists page.


 Jessi Queen


 Elspeth & Scott Henderson


 Carol Wells


Carlos Enrique Robledo Moreno


  Naomi Haverland


     Seth Stratton


         Samantha Hempel


For Photographers

  • Ernst and Young Photography Center – Stop by to snap a photo in our photo booth, participate in our on-site Instagram contest and learn more about our professional photography contest.
  • Photo Tours – Do you want to learn how and where to take awesome photos of Via Colori like the pros? Stop by the Photography Center to sign up for a FREE group tour.


For Art Lovers

  • Featured Art – Check out the artwork of five select artists who will highlight a world region with their piece
  • 3D Art – You won’t want to miss the life-like 3D art created by these seven talented artist teams
  • Speed Painting sponsored by the Mithoff Family Foundation – Check out a speed painting mural by Houston artist, Micah Simmons.


For Families

  • Family Zone – Visit the Houston Public Library Plaza to enjoy activities for kids of all ages. There will be clowns, balloon animals, face-painting, tattoos and MUCH more! 
  • Via Bambini – For a $10 donation, your child will receive a bag of chalk to create his or her own street painting masterpiece! All donations benefit CHS
  • Chalk Games – Enjoy chalk games like hop-scotch, four-square, and tic-tac-throw!


For Everyone

  • KIND Park – Witness Hermann Park transform into KIND Park where you can sample KIND Healthy Snack bars, play cornhole with your friends, and experience KINDness throughout the festival. We are so excited to have David Zinn partner with KIND to create 3D pieces all around the festival for an exciting scavenger hunt!
  • Listen Now, Hear Later Experience sponsored by Cameron – Learn about your ears and hearing from the experts at The Center for Hearing and Speech
  • Entertainment in Motion – Pump it up with high energy dance performances by KIPP Houston High School’s Dance Companies
  • Kendra Scott Pop-Up Shop – Shop till you drop for designs from Kendra Scott
  • Frio Wine Lounge – Relax with friends and sip on delicious wines from William Hill Estate Winery
  • Stella Artois Airstream Experience – Enjoy the Official Beer of Via Colori from the Stella Airstream and snap a photo with your friends

Other Booths and Activities by: Boom 92, La Subasta, Yelp and Green Mountain Energy