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Goethe Pop Up Houston 
2309 University Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005 

Opening Times 
Wednesday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday by appointment only​​​​​​​
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In light of the current Corona virus situation, the Pop Up will require facial covering for all visitors regardless of vaccination status. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided.

Please direct any questions to info-houston@goethe.de


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Learn German online – interactive, anytime, anywhere! With the Goethe-Institut’s online courses, you can learn German anywhere flexibly, with lessons customized to your schedule. 

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The Goethe-Institut’s digital library – available anytime, anywhere, and free of charge! Check out more than 23,000 German language eBooks, ePapers, audio books, materials for German language learners, and movies.

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Shaping the Past

Goethe Pop Up Houston's first exhibition is now open for viewing in our Gallery! Our posters are available to be viewed at our Pop Up as well as the Community Gallery of Project Row Houses and the Station Museum of Contemporary Art. 

Rosinenpicker © Goethe-Institut / Illustration: Tobias Schrank

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About us

The Goethe Pop Up Houston is a temporary branch of the Goethe-Institut, the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany. Join us in 2021 as we continue to host and support a variety of multidisciplinary programs, including exhibitions, films, lectures, performances, and more. 

Our goal is to present contemporary German art and culture in Houston and help shape a current  understanding of Germany today. We stage a broad range of public programs and support projects in the fields of film, arts, theater, dance, music, literature, and more. Events take place in our space and at partner venues around Houston. We aim to explore current issues from both German and US perspectives and engage with Houston’s vibrant arts and culture scene.

Director: Grant Aymond Grant Aymond © Goethe-Institut e.V.
Before beginning as the Managing Director of the Goethe Pop Up Houston Grant Aymond was the Membership Coördinator at the Dallas Citizens Council, a civic non-profit comprising of CEOs who engage in local civic projects. He also sat on the board as Membership Chair of the Dallas Goethe Center, an organization dedicated to promoting German language and culture in North Texas.

Alec Brown © Alec Brown Program Assistant: Alec Brown
Alec completed his Master’s in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2020 as part of a tandem program with Humboldt University in Berlin, where he lived and studied for the last year and a half. He previously worked as a Communications Intern with Wunderbar Together in Washington DC, as well as an Intern in the European Parliament in Brussels. His major interests include German, American, and Latin American literature, film, and political culture. As a life-long Southerner, he is looking forward to exploring Texas and connecting Houstonians with contemporary German art and culture.