Many of Houston's publicly-owned art treasures have funding in reserve for maintenance and conservation, but not Claes Oldenburg’s Geometric Mouse, the iconic Vaquero by Luis Jimenez, and many others. That's why the Houston Arts Foundation has created the Hinds-Ingersoll Fund for Art Conservation.
The fund is named in honor of two dedicated and innovative supporters of Houston’s public art, Artie Lee Hinds and Pamela Ingersoll. The fund is committed to the long-term maintenance and conservation of Houston’s public art not otherwise protected by committed funding. It will also serve to promote the city’s art, educate our children about public art, and inform visitors about Houston’s great collection. Read More