Allllll the Colors

Those Aren't Party Streamers at Discovery Green 

First off: They're made of tablecloth, shower curtains and painters drop cloths.

08/16/2017 By Julia Gsell

Black and White

See Houston's Early Black and White Artists Exhibit in One Room for the First Time

The Houston Public Library revives forgotten art from the 1930s in their newest exhibition.

08/15/2017 By Julia Gsell

Artistic License

What Does a Tapestry Sound Like?

A new Houston Center for Contemporary Craft exhibit considers the sonic qualities of visual art.

08/11/2017 By Cara Maines

No You Can't /Yes I Can

How Does a Relationship Affect Your Art?

In a refreshing move, one young artistic couple overshares on canvas instead of Instagram.

08/09/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Quick change

Listen to the Big Show: Slow Down

The annual juried exhibition, this year themed "Rate of Change," reminds us to take stock.

08/04/2017 By Julia Gsell

Happily Eberle After

Witness—and Create—Twisting and Delicate Crafts at the Edward Eberle Retrospective

The work of a celebrated ceramicist comes to town, courtesy the HCCC.

08/01/2017 By Kara Fields

Bubble Gum Pop

How Does Art Reflect a Nation in Turmoil?

A new MFAH exhibit provides (some of) the answers from Iranian-born contemporary artists.

08/01/2017 By Chris Becker

Underground Art

Mayor Turner Takes Houston's Diversity Beyond the Surface Level

A new exhibition from the Islamic Arts Society and Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs injects the downtown tunnels with stunning works of Islamic art.

07/31/2017 By Catalina Campos

Sketch Show

Don't Hold Your Breath for the Menil Drawing Institute

The first building dedicated solely to modern drawing won't be opening in October anymore.

07/27/2017 By Cara Maines

For the children

For a Dose of Culture and Charity, Visit Archway Gallery

Archway Gallery's Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition benefits Casa de Esperanza de los Niños.

07/26/2017 By Julia Gsell

Missed Connections

Sculpture, Myth and Octopi Intersect at Guerrero-Projects

Mexican artist Miguel Ángel Madrigal explores the power of human connection in a bizarre and thrilling exhibition.

07/24/2017 By Catalina Campos

Making an Impression

'Printmaking' Sounds Boring; A New Exhibition Says Otherwise

The Cindy Lisica Gallery in Montrose debuts an international printmaking exhibition with works experimenting with mixed media and even Instagram data.

07/14/2017 By Julia Gsell

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meet Gus (while you can)

HMNS Shows Off Antarctic Wonders... While They Last

Gus the penguin is enjoying his time in Houston, but we're worried about the future of his home continent.

07/11/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Mexicanidad

Mexican Modernism Arrives at the MFAH For a Necessary Exhibit

“Paint the Revolution” is a love letter to Mexican culture featuring works from masters such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.

07/10/2017 By Catalina Campos

For Young and Old

Migrant Mother Heads to the Houston Suburbs

A Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts summer exhibit features one of the most famous photographs in American history.

07/05/2017 By Julia Gsell

Behind the Walls

How Street Art Took Over Houston

A tradition once considered the purview of criminals is now a major part of a citywide beautification project.

06/21/2017 By Paul DeBenedetto Photography by Marco Torres

Every time a bell rings

What's the Deal with Those Angel Wings Downtown?

Colette Miller's pop-up art piece arrives to remind us humans (and dogs) that we matter.

06/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Dream Team

Galleries Can Be Intimidating. Artists Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston Suggest That Can Change

A new David Shelton Gallery exhibition features smart, public-facing work from a collaborative duo.

06/16/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Think of the 'gram!

Touch, See and Hear the Mind-Bending New MFAH Exhibit from an Artist Who Inspired Beyoncé

“Your first impression walking in will be you’ve gone to the best disco you’ve ever gone to.”

06/12/2017 By Chris Becker