Public Art

360 Degrees Vanishing Finally Appears In Montrose

The long-delayed Art League Houston installation at last makes its debut.

06/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Strike a Pose

At the MFAH, Meet the Icons of Style

A thrilling new exhibition walks visitors through a century of fashion photography—and reveals Houston's prominent role in that evolution.

06/24/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Ice House

Where Will the Giant Art Guys Head Next?

Shepherd Drive has changed a lot over the years, but some things have stayed the same: two 14-foot fiberglass statues of men in suits. As the dealership next to them moves, will they go with it?

05/24/2019 By Dianna Wray

Visual Art

Motherward, 1985 Is a Requiem to Freedmen's Town

At the Houston Center for Photography, one man's photo crusade to preserve a vanishing neighborhood.

05/24/2019 By Chris Gray

Shades of Gray

Gray Malin Talks Texas, Italy, and His Iconic Aerial Photography

The Dallas native comes to Houston next week for a signing of his latest photography book, ITALY.

05/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Stonewall 50

This CAMH Exhibit Shows the Enduring Legacy of the Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall 50 explores a half-century of gay liberation in Houston and beyond.

05/15/2019 By Brittanie Shey

la performera

CounterCurrent19 Carves Out Its Own Lane

The annual festival, now in its sixth year, hosts a sprawling array of audio, visual, and performance-based art.

04/03/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Secret Walls

Who Will Win This Mural Battle?

Two teams will face off in a live mural painting competition this Saturday at Market Square Park.

04/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Round 49

Exploring Shadows and Light at Project Row Houses

A new round of artist installations takes shape under the title Penumbras: Sacred Geometries.

03/21/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Openings

Getting to Know the Real van Gogh at the MFAH

The already popular van Gogh exhibition avoids the iconic works to paint a more complex picture of the artist.

03/14/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Art and Fashion Collide

The Whimsy World Artist Is Behind Fashion Collabs, Too

Ahead of her Sugar Land exhibit opening, Houston artist Shelbi Nicole reflects on partnerships with Kendra Scott and more.

03/13/2019 By Gabrielle Nicole Pharms

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Houston Art Students Produce Amazing Work. These Entrepreneurs Want You to Buy Some.

Think of ArtStartArt as Etsy, but for college artists.

02/28/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Visual Art

At the MFAH, a Breathtaking van Gogh Retrospective

More than 50 pieces from the prolific—and troubled—artist will be on display this month.

02/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Natural sound

You Must Experience the Environmental Wonder of Inuksuit

Melding music, nature, and place, John Luther Adams's monumental percussion work comes to Rice this Saturday.

02/13/2019 By Hannah Che

Happy

Enter The Whimsy World and Feel Joy

Shelbi Nicole's Instagrammable art exhibition is here to brighten your day.

02/06/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Visual Art

This New Book Chronicles Texas’s Rich Legacy of Outsider Art

Outsider Art in Texas highlights the work of 11 Lone Star artists who both struggled against and were inspired by a deep sense of isolation, whether self- or state-imposed.

11/26/2018 By Chris Gray

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At Rice, Houston's Wild Weather Made Manifest

Composer George Lewis builds upon the Turrell Skyspace to create a compelling, meditative experience of our chaotic environment.

11/02/2018 By Hannah Che

Openings

Behind the Scenes at the Menil Drawing Institute

The Menil's first major addition in two decades creates a new center of gravity for the entire campus.

11/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Openings

At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation

With the opening of the Blaffer Foundation Center, the museum is one step closer to completion of a $450 million campus redevelopment.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney