Broken Tiles, Keys and Locks, Shells and More

Smither Park in Houston, TX is a colorful urban space filled with vibrant mosaics created by more than 300 folk artists. The structures are eclectic in nature and range from abstract to recognizable designs. Materials used are eclectic as well and include broken ceramic, keys and locks, bottle caps, tiles, shells and much more. No two artistic pieces are the same in any fashion except originality. 

The park is dedicated to the memory of John H. Smither. John and his wife Stephanie were long-time collectors and supporters of self-taught art as well as being board members of the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art which promotes self-taught art. The mosaic park serves as a testimony to the vibrancy and creativity of the city of Houston, TX. 

Smither Park is so full of color, texture, layers, and medium that it’s hard to capture its essence in a handful of photos. Below is a mere sampling of the artistry you will find at the park. 

  • Assorted colors Glass Mosaic Tiles
  • Variety shape for meets all your creative ideas.
  • Each Mosaic size is 8-18mm,1kg Contains approximately 400-500 tiles.
  • Sticking area 40*40cm, but you can adjust the gap to make larger area.
  • Smooth edges, won’t hurt your hands

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  • Measurement: 10mm x 10 mm/ 0.394 inches x 0.394 inches
  • Great variety in colors – More than 35 colors in one package
  • 0.5kg contains approximately 750-800 tiles
  • Precut square mosaic pieces – ready for DIY

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A stop at Smither Park is a must for anyone in the Houston area. It is free to visit at your leisure. Street parking is available adjacent to the park. We highly enjoyed our visit despite being hampered by a steady drizzle of rain. 

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2 thoughts on “Broken Tiles, Keys and Locks, Shells and More”

  1. Enjoyed the pictures. I never knew this was in Houston. By the way, have y’all been to Houston Underground?

  2. Glad you enjoyed the photos Mary. Definitely plan to visit the park when you’re in Houston. We knew about Houston Underground but didn’t make it there this time. Will keep it on the list for the next time we’re in the area.

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