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Sweetest Taboos
A Collection of Erotic Short Films
Co-Presented with QFest
Co-Curated by QFest and Make Love Not Porn
Saturday, July 26, 6PM

**This program contains adult content - No one under 18 will be admitted**
Simple in nature yet complex in practice, the spectrum of human sexuality resides in us all, yet our individuality is defined by the hues each of us projects. In celebration of the comedy, the profundity and the mystery that is sex, QFest’s Kristian Salinas and Sarah Beall, Curator of the groundbreaking website MakeLoveNotPorn.TV, have curated an arousing collection of seminal and contemporary erotic short works reflecting all that is sensuous and voluptuous within both our daily and imagined lives.  READ MORE


Aurora Honors Carolee Schneemann
2014 Aurora Award Dinner
In the tradition of recognizing an artist who has exhibited extraordinary originality in the field of moving image art, Aurora Picture Show will honor internationally renowned artist Carolee Schneemann with the 2014 Aurora Award in Houston, TX. The award will be presented at the 14th annual Aurora Award Dinner held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Aurora Picture Show (2442 Bartlett Street). Chaired by Judy Nyquist, the event will support the artistic and educational programs of Aurora Picture Show, contributing to the success of a nationally recognized arts organization while ensuring that Houston residents continue to be able to engage with some of the best moving image art being created today. READ MORE

Meet Our Summer Interns
Aurora Loves Our Volunteers
This Summer we are buzzing with activity and thanks to the help of an army of interns, the staff plan to keep our cool.  Each semester Aurora welcomes a fresh crop of young faces as interns. In exchange for their support with administrative responsibilities, office management and events, we offer them hands-on experience as a non-profit media arts professional.  This semester, we are happy to announce that we have FIVE helper bees.  If you have not yet met them at Aurora function, then please do say hello the next time that you join us! READ MORE

Mobile Media Literacy
Aurora Picture Show in the Community

Through our Mobile Media Literacy program, Aurora Picture Show hits the road to visit hospitals, non-profit groups and local schools to bring media literacy and filmmaking to the community.  By working with partners such as Writers In The Schools, Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center Art In Medicine Program and Young Audiences of Houston, Aurora works with established community programs geared toward youth. View some of these films HERE.

Meet Scott Stark
Featured in the Curator's Corner
Each quarter, Aurora Curator Mary Magsamen highlights an artist from Aurora's diverse membership to showcase their work and introduce you to the Aurora congregation. This season, our featured member is Scott Stark of Austin, Texas. In addition to managing Experimental Response Cinema, he has made over 80 films and videos since the early 1980s, and has created numerous moving image installations, live performances and photo-collages. READ MORE

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