Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10-12

Lawndale's The Big Show, a student-led performing arts premiere, Interstellar at MFAH, a dollar concert at Houston Symphony and Habsburg Splendor Show & Tell

07/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Art Installation

Hunter Gatherer

Artist Allison Hunter shows the East End some love with her installation series Video Bomb Houston.

07/06/2015 By Samantha Ketterer

Museum News

Homeward Bound

Josef Helfenstein, Director of the Menil Collection, leaves Houston for Switzerland's Kunstmuseum Basel.

06/30/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Tunnel Tour

Patrick Renner's Funnel Tunnel Lives on in NOLA

The Houston artist's colorful installation finds a new home in the Big Easy.

06/25/2015 By Nick Esquer

Artist Talks

In the Works

Local artist Benito Huerta discusses art, politics and his summer exhibition Works on Paper at HMAAC.

06/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art Openings

A Many Splendor Thing

The MFAH brings on the opulence with selections from the Habsburg dynasty collection.

06/19/2015 By Trey Strange

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 19-21

A burlesque show, a museum party, Darius Rucker in concert, an art event and an all-day yoga fest

06/17/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Design

Street Art Heads Indoors with New Houston Tile Collection

47 local murals are featured in the first-ever collection by La Nova.

06/11/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Museums

Escape the Heat with Houston’s Summer Museum Exhibits

Be cool at these hot shows.

06/08/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Hyper Local

The Universal Houston Experience on Canvas

A young artist whose paintings explore the city

06/05/2015 By Maggie Berardo Illustrations by Roger Seward

Museum Exhibits

Finding the Kid (and Monster) In All of Us

A cool interactive installation hits the MFAH.

06/01/2015 By Trey Strange

Art Openings

Texas Art & Aesthetics

The ninth annual Texas Aesthetics showing is open.

05/14/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Deals!

Run, Don't Walk: The Art Guys Host 50 Percent Off Sale!

Get your own piece of Houston history.

05/12/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Don't Take the Summer Off

Calling Houston Creatives

Art and acting opportunities on the horizon

05/11/2015 By Maggie Berardo

essay

In Praise of Kitsch

Houston is the town too busy for taste, where the only relevant question is, "Does it look cool?"

05/04/2015 By Cort McMurray

Paint Job

Making Fast Work of the Houston Symphony

The world’s greatest speed painter plays for a home audience with a unique musical performance this month.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

design

Past and Present Collide in Historic Home Tours

This weekend, peek inside the most interesting historical buildings in Houston and Galveston.

04/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

flower power

MFAH Is in Bloom with Renowned Florescence Floral Competition

Trust: you have never seen flowers like this before.

04/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

visual art

FotoFest Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Hidden World of Drone Warfare

Sensor features provocative work by six international artists.

04/24/2015 By Michael Hardy

Lecture

When We Designed the Future

Sarah Schleuning on the automobile designers that dared to dream big during the Lawndale Design Fair.

04/15/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen