Photography

The Staitis: The Family Behind the Texas Oil Boom

The Heritage Society's new exhibit, Profile of a Houston Oil Family, features photos of a forgotten oil pioneer.

04/14/2016 By Max Jefferson

Photography

A New FotoFest Exhibit—Only Made of Hair?

Photographer Ray Redding's Hair-Raisers exhibit features not your typical hipster beard.

04/13/2016 By Sara Samora

Art Parade

Houston's 29th Art Car Parade Rules Downtown Streets

A look at this weekend's crazy and cool wheels.

04/12/2016 By Zain Mohammed

Museum

MFAH’s High Society Showcases Work by Forgotten Painter Franz X. Winterhalter

An underappreciated German portrait artist finally sees his spotlight.

04/11/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Photography

I Chat, You Chat, We Chat—In Photos

Modern media shapes Asia Society's newest exhibition, We Chat, a take on how we communicate.

04/01/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Photography

Silhouettes and City Streets at Fotofest

At Archway Gallery, Fikry Botros' poignant street scenes depict a city landscape from the ground up.

03/31/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Go Ahead and Jump

At This Month’s CounterCurrent Arts Festival, a Houston House—Yes, a House

“Instead of trying to get them to come to our crazy house, let’s bring our crazy house to them.”

03/31/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual & Performance Art

Project Row Houses Wants to See Things Differently

Third Ward arts community Project Row weaves an artistic tapestry of social change in its latest Round 44 group exhibition.

03/25/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Project Row Houses

Taking a Seat at the Black Lunch Table

Third Ward arts collective Project Row hosted Black Lunch Table, a chance for the community to learn more about Houston visual artists of the African Diaspora.

03/24/2016 By Camilla Cook

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 25–27

Matthew Morrison sings at Jones Hall, Dance Salad Festival returns, Grounded opens at Alley Theatre, Goldfinger plays at MFAH, Project Row Houses' Round 44 tackles social change.

03/23/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Obsessing Over the Color of White

Gallery owner Sonja Roesch investigates late contemporary artist Raimund Girke's obsession with a clean slate in Investigating White.

03/22/2016 By Leah Rose

Photography

Street Life According to the Master of Candid Photography in Life is Once, Forever

The Menil Collection takes a look at the past through the lens of a legend.

03/21/2016 By Leah Rose

FotoFest

Vintage Proof of Old Houston

At Deborah Colton Gallery, a photographer's vintage photos tell of an ever-changing Houston.

03/17/2016 By Laura Gillespie

History

History and Art Blend for HMH's Taking Flight

Holocaust Museum Houston's latest exhibition highlights artistic efforts to represent 1.5 million who perished during the war.

03/15/2016 By Max Jefferson

Photography

In the Wake of Climate Change

Houston Center for Photography’s latest exhibition focuses on water and the human impact on the resource.

03/10/2016 By Camilla Cook

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 11–13

Menil opens Life Is Once, Forever, the Azalea Trail returns, the 44th Annual Buffalo Bayou Regatta races through Houston, St. Patrick's Day Parade in Downtown Houston, and Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston

03/09/2016 By Nick Esquer

Public Art

"Art Blocks" Brings More Public Art to Downtown Houston

How is Houston prepping for next year's Super Bowl? With a public arts initiative, of course.

03/03/2016 By Leah Rose

FotoFest

Alternative Art Venue Brings FotoFest 2016 Biennial to Mid-Main

Main Street Projects gives pedestrian art-goers an all inclusive outdoor installation experience with A Hope, Prayer, and a Dream.

03/01/2016 By Camilla Cook

FotoFest

What a Beautiful Image! Wait, Is That a Syringe?

This year’s FotoFest Biennial takes on the future of the planet.

03/01/2016 By Laura Gillespie