Openings

Getting to Know the Real van Gogh at the MFAH

The already popular van Gogh exhibition avoids the iconic works to paint a more complex picture of the artist.

03/14/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Art and Fashion Collide

The Whimsy World Artist Is Behind Fashion Collabs, Too

Ahead of her Sugar Land exhibit opening, Houston artist Shelbi Nicole reflects on partnerships with Kendra Scott and more.

03/13/2019 By Gabrielle Nicole Pharms

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Houston Art Students Produce Amazing Work. These Entrepreneurs Want You to Buy Some.

Think of ArtStartArt as Etsy, but for college artists.

02/28/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Visual Art

At the MFAH, a Breathtaking van Gogh Retrospective

More than 50 pieces from the prolific—and troubled—artist will be on display this month.

02/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Natural sound

You Must Experience the Environmental Wonder of Inuksuit

Melding music, nature, and place, John Luther Adams's monumental percussion work comes to Rice this Saturday.

02/13/2019 By Hannah Che

Happy

Enter The Whimsy World and Feel Joy

Shelbi Nicole's Instagrammable art exhibition is here to brighten your day.

02/06/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Visual Art

This New Book Chronicles Texas’s Rich Legacy of Outsider Art

Outsider Art in Texas highlights the work of 11 Lone Star artists who both struggled against and were inspired by a deep sense of isolation, whether self- or state-imposed.

11/26/2018 By Chris Gray

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At Rice, Houston's Wild Weather Made Manifest

Composer George Lewis builds upon the Turrell Skyspace to create a compelling, meditative experience of our chaotic environment.

11/02/2018 By Hannah Che

Openings

Behind the Scenes at the Menil Drawing Institute

The Menil's first major addition in two decades creates a new center of gravity for the entire campus.

11/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Openings

At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation

With the opening of the Blaffer Foundation Center, the museum is one step closer to completion of a $450 million campus redevelopment.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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Retablos Take Over MECA for a Special Exhibition

Community artists take a stab at the traditional Mexican devotional artwork.

10/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

And the Crowds Go Wild

New Orleans–Based Pop Artist Ashley Longshore Storms into Houston

The sassy, outspoken artist/entrepreneur put on quite a show.

10/05/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Gettin' Crafty

Signs, Screws, and Scraps: This Is CraftTexas 2018

The biennial juried exhibition returns to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

10/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Shadow Play

You Have Less than a Week to Catch moonGARDEN

Discovery Green's light-based public art installation is already drawing crowds—and marriage proposals.

10/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Demons

The World According to Matthew Ritchie

An ambitious multi-sensory, multimedia experience at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts tackles the history of, well, everything.

09/27/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Rebel with a cause

These Artists Survived Turmoil Abroad. Now They Have an Art Exhibition.

Eleven Houston refugees or immigrants will exhibit their work at the third annual YMCA International "Triumph of the Human Spirit" show.

09/26/2018 By Susie Tommaney

Out of This World

Scenes from a Space-Age Soirée

Martians and martinis have a moment at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's cosmic-themed benefit.

09/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

guess who's back

Welcome Home to the New Menil Collection

Better than ever, the beloved museum finally reopens.

09/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Visual Art

Royal Family Enthusiasts Will Love This MFAH Exhibit

“Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol" shows off the men and women who’ve heavily influenced world events since the early 1500s.

09/21/2018 By Chris Gray