Arts & Culture News

Local Artist Profile

A Houston-Based Contemporary Artist You Should Know: Bradley Kerl

Visual artist Bradley Kerl shares the people and places that inspire him to create.

11/25/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Visual Menudo

Latino cARTographies Brings the Museum to the Community

New interactive digital experience maps the past, present, and future of Houston’s Latino art.

11/23/2022 By Geneva Diaz

TINY TREASURES

4 Big Tiny Things to See Around Town

Mini murals and little galleries are waiting just around the street corner.

11/16/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Local Artist Profile

A Houston-Based Contemporary Artist You Should Know: Ryan Hawk

Houston artist Ryan Hawk shares five things he loves and what inspires him to create.

11/02/2022 By Amarie Gipson

On The Town

Back to Eldorado: A Historic Houston Ballroom Will Be Reborn

Project Row Houses leads the charge in restoring this significant site in Houston’s Third Ward.

10/31/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

NO WORK, ALL CLAY

7 Houston Pottery Studios for Getting Your Hands Messy

Make and paint your own pots and more at Smashed Clay, 3rd Coast Clay Studio, McCheek's Studio, and more.

10/26/2022 By Claire Anderson

Free Love

10 Fun (and Totally Free) Date Ideas in Houston

From a free bout tour to a show under the stars, here's our list of the top free date ideas in Houston.

10/19/2022 By Stephanie Bartels

DATE NIGHT

7 Local First Dates Perfect For Keeping It Casual

From guided painting to boba tea, here’s our list of top date spots for all things easygoing.

10/10/2022 By Anna Rajagopal

CLUTCH CITY CLUBS

How Paradise Palace Is Changing Houston’s Nightlife Scene

The trio behind some of Austin's most popular clubs—Coconut Club, Neon Grotto, and Cuatro Gato—has established a new presence in Houston.

09/23/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Darío De León

Hogwarts

Harry Potter’s Wizarding World Is Coming to Houston in November

The 28-day festival is open to all ages, from the youngest wizards to the more seasoned sorcerers. Here's what to know about dates, tickets, and more.

09/20/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Día de los Muertos

MECA Will Honor the Uvalde Victims This Día de los Inocentes

This year’s exhibition will feature a special altar dedicated to the 19 children and two teachers who were fatally shot at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

09/15/2022 By Stephanie Bartels

Resources

Funding Opportunities for Houston Artists

New grant and exhibition opportunities from Box13, The Idea B. Wells Fund, and more.

09/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Local Artist Profile

A Houston-Based Contemporary Artist You Should Know

From YouTube to archives, Houston contemporary artist Tay Butler shares five things he loves and is inspired by.

06/14/2022 By Amarie Gipson

EDITOR’S PICKS

How to Celebrate Juneteenth This Month

Celebrate Juneteenth in Houston with festivals, art exhibitions and Mayor Turner's annual Acres Homes Parade.

06/10/2022 By Amarie Gipson

On The Town

Houston Summer Arts Guide

Watch the broadway version of Mean Girls at the Hobby Center, or attend the free Rainbow on the Green event to celebrate Houston’s LGBTQ+ community.

05/30/2022 By Chris Gray

LEGACY

Houston Ballet Receives A Record-Breaking Donation

Following the record-breaking legacy gift, the downtown entrance of the institution has been renamed the Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Dance.

05/16/2022 By Danielle Wright

AAPI

Support These 10 Organizations for AAPI Month

Get to know some of the organizations preserving the AAPI community in Houston.

05/06/2022 By Amarie Gipson

LATIN UNITY

The 9th Annual Houston Latin Fest Returns to Midtown Park

Enjoy a rich Latin experience with live music, local vendors, tasty bites and more.

04/18/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Spring Arts Guide 2022

Beloved Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada Bids Farewell

The beloved music director is the visionary behind the last eight years at the Houston Symphony.

04/18/2022 By Olivia Florez Alvarez

On The Town

Houstonia's Ultimate Spring Arts Guide

The spring arts scene is in full bloom and we have the ultimate list of everything you need to know about all things art and music in the city.

03/29/2022