Photography

Diaries of the Taquerias Southmost

Houston-based photographer Chuy Benitez explores family and tradition within these neighborhood mainstays around Houston.

01/22/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Visual Art

Painting Out Memories in Exposed

This collective art show lives up to its name, inviting artists to depict their happiest and darkest life experiences.

01/22/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Giving New York a Houston State of Mind—with Art

Artist Mark Flood's latest collective exhibition, The Future Is Ow, is an effort to put Houston on the art-world map.

01/15/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Bringing Out The Dead—Through Art

Houston illustrator Michael Bise pencils in poignant family vignettes in Born Again.

01/15/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 15–17

Blue Man Group plays Jones Hall, DiverseWorks debuts What Shall We Do Next?, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ride into town, Chevron Houston races through the city.

01/13/2016 By Nick Esquer

Performance Art

Restless Finger Syndrome

DiverseWorks latest exhibition, What Shall We Do Next?, looks at how technology and advertising are shaping how we think.

01/08/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Visual Art

World Art Exhibition to Question Smart with the Stupid

Blaffer hosts art collective Slavs and Tatars and its curious Mirrors For Princes exhibition as its international tour comes to a close.

01/07/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Arts Community

Taking Charge in the Form of Art

Art League Houston hosts its second annual Charge 2016 in support of artists' equity in the city.

01/05/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Culture

Culture Club: The New Museum District

Where is Houston's new museum district? All over the city.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Visual Art

A Little Bit Softer Now

Artist Barry Elkanick channels Twombly in his latest exhibit, Please Proceed to the Nearest Exit.

12/31/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Day For Night

We Own The Nights

Houston's newest music fest, Day For Night, lights up Silver Street Studios with supersonic sounds and a mountain of high tech visual art.

12/25/2015 Photography by William Geoffrey Wood

Art News

Christmas Comes Early at Blaffer

Art museum benefactor gives $1 million bequest for expanded scope.

12/18/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Day For Night

Electric Light Orchestra

Houston’s newest music festival is a furious and mind-bending blend of visual and performing arts.

12/18/2015 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Sights and Sounds

Mixed-media artist Jennie C. Jones creates collages through music, paintings and sculptures at CAMH.

12/17/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 18-20

From loads of live music to Christmastime merriment, here's a roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Houston.

12/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

Ties That Bind

The Menil Collection pulls selected works together for a fresh take on collage art.

12/11/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Performance Art

Erik Estrada and the Fate of the Free World

Stephanie Saint Sanchez’s new superhero satire explores retrocrushes, sexuality, and Latin culture.

12/10/2015 By Andrea Siso