(Temporary) Goodbye

The Menil Collection Will Close Soon for Restoration. I'm Going to Soak it Up While I Can.

One month until the museum's temporary closure, one writer looks back on her decades-long relationship with her favorite painting.

01/23/2018 By Dana DuTerroil

NSFW Art

These Trees Speak for Montrose, for Montrose Has No Voice

Meet the artist fighting yuppification, one tree knot at a time.

01/04/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Music

Two Musical Mavericks Meet to Tell Stories and Sing

Terry Allen and Joe Ely, both from Lubbock, will take the stage at the Heights Theater for a "song-swap."

12/29/2017 By Chris Becker

Bayougraphy

David Adickes Is Larger Than Life

The legendary artist has left a monumental mark on Houston.

12/29/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Einstein on the beach

Christopher Knowles: In a Word Offers An Intimate Look into an Impenetrable Mind

A new CAMH exhibition curates pieces of poetry, music, and painting of the celebrated artist.

12/18/2017 By Chris Becker

In Rainbows

Reality is a Puzzle of Cardboard and Color

Chromatic Fantasy features the works of Edward Lane McCartney in a series of dynamic, multi-dimensional works.

12/11/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Oak-ay

Discovery Green Wants You To Talk With Trees

This interactive work invites Houston to engage in a conversation of light and music.

11/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

It's Alive

You Are One With Sophia Vari

In a show at Art of the World Gallery, international artist Sophia Vari exhibits a range of work that engages with its space and audience.

11/14/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

story time

The Telling and the Told Tells a Story of Its Own

At the Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston artist David McGee uses watercolor to deconstruct our “image-obsessed world.”

11/09/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Cyber Future Is Now

At Zine Fest Houston, Dragon Trainers and Cyberdystopia Rule

A broad range of Houston creators will converge on Lawndale Art Center to share ideas and creations.

11/09/2017 By Texas Cook

Slice of Life

30 Years Later, Photographs of Houston's Fourth Ward Are a Window Through Time

The historic African American neighborhood has been heavily gentrified, making these 1987 images artifacts of a different era.

11/07/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Livestream

Watch This 3-D Mural Evolve Before Your Own Eyes

A new series at Pennzoil Place will showcase artists live as they create public art over the course of a week.

11/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Surreal

Who Was Salvador Dalí?

Christine Argillet, daughter of the artist's publisher, provided a unique look into the artist's life at Off the Wall Gallery.

11/01/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

In Passing

This Photo Exhibit Asks: Who is Genevieve Gaignard?

One biracial photographer explores the murky waters of identity at the Houston Center for Photography.

10/16/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

In Bloom

Escape Endless Summer at This Interactive Nature Simulation

An interactive installation at Rice's Moody Center allows Houston to ponder its relationship to nature.

10/10/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

LCD SOUNDSYTEM?!

Behold On Repeat, Over and Over and Over Again

A Clarke & Associates Gallery show parlays a James Murphy banger into a surprising survey of repetition.

10/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Food is Family

The Story of Houston, Told Through Food

The new 'Food & Family' exhibit at the Heritage Society Museum Gallery dives deep into the dynamics that produced Houston's foodie culture.

10/05/2017 By Nandi Howard

Signs of the Times

Is the Future of Signs Behind Us?

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents an evolving look at a reemerging art form.

10/04/2017 By Anita Gomez

Black Box

Will You Follow Me Into the Dark?

Touch Box at the Lawndale Art Center explores sight, sound and touch with a participatory installation.

10/03/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Auto Demo

For a Limited Time: Fill Up on Art at the Corner of Bissonnet and Shepherd

Trey Duvall has turned an abandoned gas station into a fluorescent-lit thought experiment.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney