« Memorial City Mall opens the door to French culture and the arts »

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Article by YourHoustonNews

On Saturday, March 30, Memorial City Mall installed a painted door in the Macy’s wing of the mall in front of Express as part of the Open the Door program organized by the Texan-French Alliance for the Arts. The door at Memorial City Mall is one of 60 doors to be installed around the city of Houston.

“We’re pleased to have the opportunity to participate in this unique cultural event,” said Harry Hadland, general manager of Memorial City Mall. “Having the door installed at our mall allows us to gain a greater understanding of other cultures while also enhancing the shopping experience for our customers.”

Each door, including the one located at Memorial City Mall, has been painted on both sides. The door in Memorial City Mall was painted on one side by Rahul Mitra of Houston, while the other side of the door was painted by Romain Froquet of Paris, France. Twelve professional artists from France and Texas participated in painting the doors in an effort to break down social barriers and cultural stereotypes.

The door will be at Memorial City Mall until December 2013…

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