Tick Tock

The Menil Collection Will Reopen the First Day of Fall

Houston's beloved free museum will complete its seven-month restoration just in time for the autumnal equinox.

06/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

mad (wo)men

Kelly O'Connor Upends Nostalgia for Uncanniness

Things aren't quite what they seem at this David Shelton Gallery exhibition, on through June 23.

06/05/2018 By Sarah Kennedy

big deal

The Big Show is Back and Needs Your Artwork

The 2018 edition of Lawndale Art Center's egalitarian exhibition is now accepting submissions.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sticks and Stones

Watch This Thing Called Life Come Together Live at the MFAH

A livestream shows professional rock climbers assembling what is sure to be the museum's blockbuster summer attraction.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Stunner

Say Hello to the New Glassell School of Art

We take a look at the hulking new MFAH facility set to open along Montrose Boulevard.

05/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

RGB

A New Carlos Cruz-Diez Projection Lights Up the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

Beloved Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez takes Spatial Chromointerference underground.

05/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Nothing But Net

Ecology Meets Color at Clarke & Associates

Self-taught Felipe Lopez and noted collector Lester Marks converge in the Heights for a well-rounded showcase.

05/10/2018 By Sarah Kennedy

IAH Art

This Airport Painting Shows the World Who Houston Is

The painting, part of a public art exhibition titled Always Strong, is now on display in Terminal A.

05/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

public art

Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term 'Open House'

The artistic duo will begin construction on a "perforated house" as the newest installment of the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

04/19/2018 By Brittanie Shey

The Wanderer

Cristóbal Toral Arrives In Houston Right When We Needed Him

The Spanish artist has been tackling our immigration issues for half a century.

04/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney

painted history

You Can Now Grab A Painting of the 2017 Houston Astros

An MLB-sanctioned artist renders our World Series champions as fine art (with the results available for a fine-art price).

03/29/2018 By Josh Davis

Great Leap Forward

This Will Be Houston's Largest Mural

C. Finley's Sky Dance is the newest installment in the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

03/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Taco Town

The Beauty and Art of Houston's Taco Trucks

The tacos aren't the only masterpieces.

03/28/2018 By Marco Torres

Batik

Meet This Spring's Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist

We're dye-ing to know you, Lisa Teller Kattenbraker (that's batik humor).

03/21/2018 By Holly Beretto

Old Masters

Yes, Michelangelo Touched That, and That, and That...

Michelangelo and the Vatican, the latest MFAH exhibition, offers a breathtaking glimpse into the backstory of legendary Renaissance artworks.

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Lorde-approved

What It Feels Like To Be Indian Royalty

Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India is a new MFAH exhibit that explores the lives of Indian royals.

03/09/2018 By Josh Davis

Elements of Art

Unsatisfied with Old Scientific Answers, Kevin Jones Asks New Questions

The New Pollution at Rudolph Blume ArtScan Gallery interrogates the assumptions and blindspots of scientific orthodoxy.

03/06/2018 By Elizabeth Myong

Visual Art

Boogaloo & The Midnite Hours Grooves at Lawndale Art Center

A joint show considers the variety and significance of black music in America.

02/28/2018 By Chris Gray