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Video: Blind Artist Takes Up Sculpture at 94

Painter Charlotte Wood finds new ways to express herself after losing her sight.

04/25/2014 By John Lomax

DIY

Making Art with an Asphalt Roller

Texas printmakers converge on the Saint Arnold brewery this Sunday to make large-scale ink prints. And the public's invited.

04/24/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 25–27

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

04/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Reflections on Sargent and Impressionism at the MFAH

Despite flawed presentation, the two exhibitions reveal new sides of familiar artists.

04/21/2014 By Joseph Campana

Oddity

Toilet Paper Art and Soap Sculptures at the Texas Prison Museum

Finding beauty amidst the confiscated shivs at one of the state's weirdest museums.

04/17/2014 By Alice Alsup

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do this weekend

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Review: Kingdom of Gold Documents Ghana's History, Traditions

Photographer Ellen Kaplowitz captures a tribal enthronement ceremony and modern-day relics of the slave trade in new HMAAC exhibition.

04/15/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Public Art

Like the New Sculptures on Heights Blvd? They're For Sale.

The eight sculptures currently gracing the Heights esplanade can be yours for $5,000 to $28,000.

04/08/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

Art

New CounterCurrent Festival Makes Waves in Art World

Interdisciplinary city-wide festival features 11 multimedia performances

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Hobbies

The Golden Age of Railroads, Built to Scale

This weekend's Rice Design Alliance Architecture Tour features a room custom-built to house a massive model train set.

03/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 21–23

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

03/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 14–16

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

03/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Exhibition

…And Language Justice For All

The art collaborative Antena takes its crusade for multilingualism to the Blaffer Art Museum.

03/10/2014 By Michael McFadden

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 7–9

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

03/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Photography

Fotofest Turns Its Focus to the Arab World

One of the world’s most important photo festivals, the FotoFest Biennial kicks off this month, featuring 48 artists from 13 countries.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 28–March 2

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

02/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Menil Launches First-Ever Advertising Campaign

The traditionally low-profile museum partners with local marketing firm ttweak to promote its new Magritte exhibition.

02/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

Architecture

Menil Collection Unveils Drawing Institute Design

Latest addition to Menil campus to be designed by Los Angeles architecture firm Johnston Marklee

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Houstonia's Complete Valentine's Day Guide

There's more to V-Day than dinner. From concerts to film screenings, plays to flash mobs, we've got your cultural itinerary.

02/13/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 14–16

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

02/12/2014 By Michael Hardy