WELCOME TO THE
5TH WARD CULTURAL ARTS DISTRICT
Houston’s Historic 5th Ward community is one large masterpiece. It is a place where art is a way of living, from its food, music, and sculpture; to its historic buildings and gathering spaces like the Deluxe Theater; to its iconic stoops, its language and its corner jam sessions. 5th Ward's Lyons Avenue Cultural Arts District is a living cultural arts district and a center of African American history and culture while supporting its diversity as it grows.
OUR CORE PRINCIPLES
5th Ward Is Art
Art is Democratic and Accessible
There is No Art Without People
Art is More than A Hobby
Art Responds to Our Largest Challenges
5th Ward is an Urban Frontier, a rich landscape where materials to create can be found and the soul to conceive art is nurtured.