Festival

CounterCurrent 17 Presents a Week's Worth of World-Class Performances and Art Installations

Dynamic art programming swarms Houston this week.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

News

Far from the Turmoil of Home, Six Houston Artists Pursue Their Creative Dreams

These refugees and immigrants explore their deepest emotions through their art.

04/17/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

At Pop Shop America, Crafting and Politics Make for a Potent Mix

Beyond the ubiquitous "pink pussy hats," craftivism is inspiring activists to get creative.

04/14/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Lifesaving-By-Number

The Art of Organ and Tissue Donation

In honor of National Donate Life Month​, LifeGift found a creative way to spread the word.

04/13/2017 By Karen Abercrombie

Art News

After a Successful First Year, Downtown District Extends 'Art Blocks' at Main Street Square

Popular public art works, like Trumpet Flower, will remain on view through December 2017.

04/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Meet the Artist

Meet Amanda Bennett: The 2017 Featured Artist of Bayou City Arts Fest

Get to know the mixed-media artist—who grew up thinking she'd be an astronaut!—before viewing her pop art at this weekend's festival.

03/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Visual Art

A New Sculpture Exhibition at MFAH Gets (Hyper) Real

Ron Mueck's emotionally charged sculptures chronicle the various stages of human life, from birth to death.

03/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Higher Learning

Up Your Gift-Giving Game with These Dynamic DIY Classes

Why buy something when you can learn how to make it yourself?

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

Higher Learning

Classes to Help You Unleash Your Creative Side

Maybe you're a poet (or an artist, or a salsa dancer) and you didn't know it.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Exhibit

Art Inspired by Viral Cat Videos? Yes, Please

An unlikely source is the inspiration behind the new photography exhibit La Marcha de los Gatitos Apachurrados at Guerrero-Projects.

02/14/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Preview

Refugee Artist Debuts New Collection at O’Kane Gallery

Fans of Picasso and Dalí will love Ammar Alobaidi's paintings.

02/08/2017 By Amber Tong

Art News

Houston Arts Alliance CEO Suddenly Steps Down

After almost a decade at the helm of HAA, Jonathon Glus bids adieu to the organization.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Feb 3—5

5 Events This Weekend That Have Nothing to Do With the Super Bowl

Rather pass on the Big Game and related events? We've got you covered.

02/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Visual Art

At the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Creating Art from War

Three U.S. military veterans-turned-artists turn their own—and others’—stories into art.

01/23/2017 By Greg Fails

The Art of Fashion

Help HCCC Turn Your Old Clothes Into a (Literal) Work of Art

Military uniforms and other clothing will be transformed into a handmade paper flag to pay tribute to veterans.

01/20/2017 By Amber Tong

Exhibition

Function Meets Beauty: Colectivo Mangle's Exhibit Redefines Woodworking

The Colombian art collective gets creative with carpentry.

01/19/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Fotofest

International Photography Festival Sets 2018 Dates

The 17th biennial event focuses its lens on India.

01/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Jan 6–8

Houston's Top Events This Weekend Bring a Bunch of Award-Winners to Town

From Cirque aerialists at the Houston Symphony to musically-inclined Mormons at the Hobby Center, jump start January at one of these five must-see happenings.

01/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis