Arts in the Afternoon

We are proud to offer the community a wide variety of daytime cultural events. Experience a world of culture through films, dance and music performances and book signings with best-selling and emerging authors.

All events take place at 1:00 PM unless noted otherwise.

Grief DiariesMonday, Sept 23
Literature | Author Talk with Maryann Mueller, Grief Diaries: Through The Eyes of a Widow & Grief Diaries: Surviving Sudden Loss
Widows in today's world find little support to recover and adapt to a life they didn't plan.  Friends, family and others have little idea about how to help, leaving them in a vulnerable spot when they need support most. Author, Maryann Mueller will share her experiences of becoming a widow and introduce her two latest book releases that touch on the subject of widowhood and sudden loss of a loved one. Purchase Tickets

Wednesday, Oct 23
Music | Cypress Winds, Clarinet Quartet
Entering its 5th season, Cypress Winds, based in Houston, is a clarinet quartet of "seasoned" professional musicians who spend their time performing and teaching "all things clarinet."  The quartet performs concerts throughout the Houston area. Underwritten by Houston Jewish Funerals. FREE - RSVP Here

King BibiThursday, Dec 19
Film | King Bibi
This film explores Israel Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s rise to power, relying solely on archival footage of his media performances over the years. This film will also be shown at 7:30 PM. Details and Tickets

Friday, Jan 17
Music | Opera to Go! with the Houston Grand Opera

Friday, Jan 31
Music | An Afternoon of Song with Emily Moses, Soprano

Friday, Feb 14
Dance | FLY Dance Company

From Slavery to FreedomThursday, March 5
Film | From Slavery to Freedom
Revisit a Soviet era where there was an overwhelming sense of fear and insecurity in the face of the system. This film will also be shown at 7:30 PM. Details and Tickets 


Arts in the Afternoon is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

For more information and to register, please contact Esther Bethke at or 713.595.8186.