Season of Giving

Memorial Hermann's Exhibit The Ultimate Gift Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

Powerful photographs highlight the importance of organ and tissue donations. (Pass the Kleenex.)

12/13/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Deck the Halls

The Glassell School Sale Has the Best Art Deals in Town

Who knows, you may end up with an early work from the next Dario Robleto or Aaron Parazette.

12/09/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Breaking Bad

The Holocaust Museum's First Bilingual Exhibit Tackles Immigration

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964 explores timely lessons from exploitative programs of the past.

11/28/2016 By Greg Fails

Ice House

The Hoarder with Good Taste

The collections that cluttered the hallways of Stephen Primoff’s home provided for his family in the end.

11/21/2016 By Greg Fails

Say What

This Old Masters Emoji Set is Everything

Someone cancelled brunch? Respond with an emoji of a sobbing toddler by 17th century painter Jan Steen.

11/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 18–20

This Weekend's Top 5 Events

Downtown chalks up colorful street art, the beat goes on at the Menil's newest exhibit and Amy Schumer stops by the Bayou City.

11/17/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 4–6

5 Reasons We're Ready for the Weekend

From fresh falafel at Turkish Fest to hundreds of makers at Art on the Avenue, ring in November with these Bayou City happenings.

11/02/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Art News

The Rothko Chapel Is Getting a Facelift

A New York City firm is heading up renovations to the de Menils' landmark sanctuary.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Art News

The Cistern Welcomes an Art Installation That's a Force of Nature

Seek shelter underneath Buffalo Bayou Park when Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern opens December 10.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

OMG

It's Official: Emojis are "Art"

MoMA verifies that it's 2016 with upcoming emoticon exhibit.

10/28/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Treat Yourself

5 Halloween Events to Seek Out This Weekend

From spirited cocktails with dinosaurs to The Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and costume contest, don't miss these happening haunts throughout Houston.

10/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Historic Houston

10 Trailblazing Houstonians Are Spotlighted in the Library's Newest Exhibit

We Serve Humanity: Stories of Hope and Commitment highlights the influential lives of past Bayou City dwellers.

10/27/2016 By Greg Fails

Hidden Houston

Off-Limits: Exploring Houston's Abandoned Places

Houston’s own Flickr-famous Secret Squirrel on sneaking into—and photographing—the city’s most iconic empty buildings

10/24/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

On The Town

At the Menil Collection, the Beat Goes On

Seldom-seen counterculture art takes the overdue spotlight in Holy Barbarians.

10/24/2016 By Steve Jansen

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Never Forget

Powerful Exhibit Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life Gives an Eyewitness Account of the Holocaust

Anne Frank wasn't the only Jewish woman who kept a diary.

10/20/2016 With Megan Bartlett

Art Exhibit

Degas: A New Vision Opens at MFAH

Curator Gary Tinterow shares the scoop on the largest retrospective of the impressionist artist.

10/19/2016 With Olivia Flores Alvarez

Get Out

See a City Transformed with Color at the HUE Mural Festival

The week-long festival aims to add 20,000 square feet of paint and personality to Houston's walls and streets.

10/14/2016 By Leah Lucio

Save the Date

5 Refugees Showcase Their Artwork This Friday

Triumph of the Human Spirit paints an inspiring picture of displaced artists.

10/06/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis