Arts & Culture News

What’s Happening, What’s Not

What's Still on the Books for Houston's Arts & Culture

A list of cancelled, postponed, and rescheduled cultural happenings.

04/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Artists, Start Your Engines

Art Car Parade Takes to the Virtual Streets this Weekend

The 33rd year of the beloved Houston festival has risen from the asphalt ashes, finding open land online and on TV.

04/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Painted Memories

Houstonians Remember Iconic Local Artist Richard Stout

Members of the arts community recall the personal side of one of Houston’s greatest painters.

04/13/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Shock Waves

Houston Museum of Natural Science Announces Furloughs and Salary Cuts

The museum is the latest organization to take a financial hit amid COVID-19.

04/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Helpful Tune

Houston Couple Creates Nonprofit To Support Bayou City Musicians in Need

The Houston Music Foundation will also support musicians during natural disasters in the future.

04/09/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Rebuilding communities online

Houston Photographer Lynn Lane Hosts an International Online Gathering for Artists

Arts Chat and Tacos goes virtual.

03/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Arts Upended

Houston Performing Arts Community Braces for Uncertain Future

Companies return to the drawing board as the Coronavirus wreaks havoc on remainder of 2019-2020 season

03/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

KO’d by Covid

Houston's Comicpalooza and Fandemic Tour Cancelled Amid Coronavirus

Both geek-centric conventions, previously scheduled for the coming months, vow to return in 2021.

03/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Art never stops

How to Get Your Art Fix Without Leaving Your Home

It's a big, wide virtual world out there.

03/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Como la flor

Tejano Legend Selena to be Inducted into RodeoHouston's Star Trail of Fame

The late singer last performed at the rodeo 25 years ago.

03/06/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Tony Winners Galore

Broadway at the Hobby Center’s 2020-2021 season includes Hadestown

There's also a couple classics (both traditional and modern), comedies, and some blue stuff.

03/03/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Slow Ride

Two Decades After His Death, DJ Screw Lives On

CAMH's “Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses” celebrates the DJ's legacy.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

Goin' to the chapel

The Rothko Is Getting a $30 Million Revamp

The beloved chapel's new Visitor Welcome Home is set to open this month.

03/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

A presidential portrait

Go See George W. Bush's Paintings at the Julia Ideson Building

The former president's "Portraits of Courage" traveling exhibit profiles and honors post-9/11 veterans.

02/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Under the Microscope

An "Outbreak" at the Health Museum

The Smithsonian exhibit is spreading knowledge about epidemics amid coronavirus fears

02/24/2020 By Brittanie Shey

Dinner Date Dreams

Ninfa’s Uptown's New Mural Features One Seriously Star-Studded Dinner Party

With a guest list of athletes, music makers, and local celebrities, we wish we could pull up a seat at this table.

02/21/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Partying, Partying, yeah!

Party on the Plaza Returns to Downtown Houston This Spring

The lineup for the free Thursday night concerts includes Ryan Bingham and St. Paul and The Broken Bones.

02/20/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Gotta Catch 'Em All

Check Out Spring Branch's Cool New Public Art

"Art on Long Point" brings eye-catching sculptures to the area.

02/13/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

History in the making

8 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Whether you’re a history-buff, a theater-lover or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone.

02/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt, Emma Schkloven, and Shelby Stewart

Taking Chances

Chance the Rapper Is Coming to the Houston Rodeo

From Chance to Lizzo, the lineup is now complete, so go get those tickets.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven