Discovery Green Keeps Winter Spirit Alive Throughout January

The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy—the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest—remains open through Sunday, Jan. 27, with weekly skating events including Cheap Skate Night (Mondays, Jan. 7 and 14), Game On (Tuesdays through Jan. 22), Break The ICE Date Night (Wednesdays through Jan. 16), Funfetti Fridays (Fridays through Jan. 25) and Skating with Characters (Saturdays through Jan. 26).

Photo by Morris Malakoff

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Discovery Green’s winter art installation, GUST: Celebrating a Decade of Discovery, also remains on view throughout the month.

Photo by Jeremy Keas

The interactive art installation by Mexico City-based studio, Cocolab consists of nearly 2,000 custom-made pinwheels that change colors depending on the direction of the wind.

On Jan. 26, the installation becomes the stage for a fashion show featuring designs by Houston artists. Produced in collaboration with LAUNCH, Runway concludes with a party and artist market.

Other January highlights at Discovery Green include Be the Artist, a free photography workshop presented by the Houston Center for Photography (Jan. 30).

Photo by Morris Malakoff

The Bank of America Screen on the Green® series including Justice League (Jan. 3), Ready Player One (Jan. 10), Show Dogs (Jan. 17) and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Jan. 24).

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Feature photo by Morris Malakoff