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

Grand Opening

Meet the New Smither Park

Explore the latest East End attraction this weekend.

09/30/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks

Houston's on High Art Alert this Weekend

Between the Houston Art Fair, Sawyer Yards' Biannual Art Opening, Orange Show's grand opening of Smither Park and Texas Contemporary, you don't want to miss any of the action.

09/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Save the Date

Don't Miss the Texas Contemporary Art Fair This Weekend

Avid collectors and art enthusiasts flock to see the world's best galleries and artists—all under one roof!

09/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks!

What We're Up to This Weekend (Sept 22–25)

Houston Ballet's Madame Butterfly graces the Wortham Center, Alabama Shakes turn up The Woodlands and Blaffer Art Museum opens a new exhibit.

09/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Visual Art

The Bayou Botanist Casts the City's Green Spaces to Canvas

Celan Bouillet debuts her Houston-inspired paintings.

09/13/2016 With John Parent

Home Décor

This Sofa Is Major And Headed to Houston

Meet a gorgeous cultural artifact on the journey to our Netflix and chill lifestyle.

09/13/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Art Appreciation

5 Exhibits to See at the Menil Collection This Fall

Warhol? Picasso? Consider your field trip scheduled.

09/09/2016 By Glissette Santana