picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

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

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

visual art

The Art of Propaganda

New exhibition explores late-Soviet-era posters and the artists who created them.

05/22/2014 By Peter Holley

H-TOWN WEIRDNESS

How Now Giant Dancing Cow? And Who?

A photo trek through the First Ward turns weird.

05/15/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Christopher Keeble

WEIRDNESS

Michael Brown's Favorite Artist Jailed In Houston

A look at the life and breathtaking work of Irina Bogatcheva, a.k.a. "Anastasia the Great."

05/15/2014 By John Lomax

Visual Art

Penetrating the "Houston Penetrable"

The monumental final work of late Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto will hang through the summer at the MFAH.

05/13/2014 Photography by Alice Alsup

Event

MATCH Arts Complex Breaks Ground in Midtown

The $25 million, 59,000-square-foot building will provide exhibition and performance space for small- to mid-size arts organizations.

05/08/2014

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 9–11

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

05/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Of Gods and Men

A spectacular Asia Society exhibition examines the changing depictions of Hindu deities.

05/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Bling Bling!

Bulgari Exhibit Kicks Off at HMNS

As a jeweler to the stars, the company knows a thing or two about dazzling.

05/02/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Visual Arts

Claudia Schmuckli Is Keeping Things Interesting at the Blaffer

Thanks to its director’s non-traditional, experimental style, days have never been more exciting at UH’s Blaffer Art Museum.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 2–4

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

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

The Return of the Mounds!

New exhibition is first to examine Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's drawings

04/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Newsfix

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