Behind the scenes

Take a Peek at the Menil Collection's Treasure Trove of Art

The Montrose collection is by no means a comprehensive representation of art history, but it dives deep into different movements.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Behind the scenes

Discover the History of the World at the MFAH

The Museum of Fine Art Houston's pieces span 6,000 years, six continents, and just about every historical period and artistic medium ever.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Behind the scenes

Why You Should Explore The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

The nation's largest repository of African American Military Memorabilia features artifacts from all over the world.

11/23/2020 By Chris Gray

Behind the Scenes

Secrets of the Museums

Houston's repositories share some of the most unique and intriguing items in their vast permanent collections.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven and Chris Gray

Artistic Architecture

Take A Peek Inside the MFAH's Completed Kinder Building

The new gallery, which will house the MFAH's modern and contemporary collections, opens to the public on November 21.

11/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Color Us Impressed

Color Comes into Play in UH's New Outdoor Public Art Exhibition

"Color Field's" 13 whimsical pieces are painting a one-mile stretch of UH's main campus through May 2021.

11/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Art Appreciation

Check Out Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales, an Exhibition 50 Years in the Making

The sculptures in Buffalo Bayou Park are a dream come true for the 105-year-old artist. It should be for Houston art fanatics, too.

10/28/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

#JusticeforVanessaGuillén

Houston Artists Paint the City to Honor Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

The Bayou City street art community is remembering “Houston’s Daughter” with a series of murals honoring 20 years beautifully and boldly lived.

09/30/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Windows to a New World

Downtown's WindowWorks Is a Win for Bayou City Public Art

Houston’s Downtown District and UP Art Studio partnered with 18 Texas artists to create a visual paradise on Main Street.

09/22/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

out of the rubble

One Galveston Artist Is Embodying the Island's Hope As He Recreates Lost Artwork

The sculpture, which will be installed in a new city park, memorializes the Great Hurricane of 1900 while also looking toward the future.

09/08/2020 By Brittanie Shey

Spread the Vote

Printing Museum's New Poster Exhibition Is Here to Get You in the Voting Spirit

"AIGA Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote" features 64 posters from dozens of artists.

09/02/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

That’s Aces

Meet the Artists of House of Cards

The new sculptural installation at Discovery Green, which features work from 20 Bayou City artists, really stacks up.

08/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Art You Ready to Drink?

Art Colony Association Draws Up New Art Talk Series

The cocktail-infused chats will feature Houston artists including Gonzo247, Tony Paraná, and Donkeeboy.

08/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

There's No Masking Creativity

Sawyer Yards Exhibition Takes Viewers Behind the Mask

The artsy collaboration between fashion designer Alan Gonzalez and other Bayou City creatives is on display through Aug 29.

08/13/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Kindness, love, and positivity

‘Hands of Heroes’ Is Uniting and Honoring Houstonians at Discovery Green

Local artist Anat Ronen gave us an inside look behind what went into her newest installation dedicated to essential workers and the BLM Movement.

07/17/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Remember their names

Houstonians Open Virtual Museum in Tribute to George Floyd

The #ArtforJustice virtual gallery has received submissions from 19 states and six countries.

06/28/2020 By Jonathan Forney

Art Moves

MFAH Speaks to the BLM Movement Through Soul of a Nation

Featuring work from over 70 Black artists, this exhibition makes its final stop in Houston after a three-year international tour.

06/26/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Chalk it up to creativity

Houston Muralist’s Cross-Country Chalk Collab Inspires in Trying Times

Four artists around the country each draw one-quarter of a chalk mural honoring nurses.

05/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Vroom Vroom

Mobile Masterpieces from Art Car Parades That Still Blow Our Minds

Take a drive down memory lane as we look back at some epic pieces of automotive art.

04/18/2020 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