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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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Ice Skating at Discovery Green

5:00 PM $11-$18 Discovery Green

The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy® is back at Discovery Green! Celebrate the winter season by lacing up and skating on the largest outdoor ice skating...

GUST

Editor’s Pick 6:00 AM Free Discovery Green

Created in honor of the tenth anniversary of the downtown park, Mexico City collective Cocolab’s site-specific kinetic installation places 1,600 pinwheels al...

Special Events

Ice Skating at Discovery Green

5:00 PM $11-$18 Discovery Green

The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy® is back at Discovery Green! Celebrate the winter season by lacing up and skating on the largest outdoor ice skating...

Planet Pioneers

9:00 AM $29.95 Space Center Houston

This interactive exhibit promises to equip prospective explorers with the necessary skills to undertake an interplanetary mission and survive once they get t...

Visual Art

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The MFAH and London’s National Portrait Gallery condense half a millennium of British royalty into roughly 150 of the most memorable figures from the monarch...

Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

America’s complicated criminal-justice system looms over this multifaceted exhibition that examines—among other things—social justice as subject matter; art ...

Always Greener: Seeing and Seeking Suburbia

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM From $7.50 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The stereotypical view of post-WWII suburbia as cultural wasteland is simultaneously confirmed and challenged through paintings, drawings, and photographs by...

Ayomi Yoshida

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free Asia Society Texas Center

Yoshida incorporates her family tradition of woodblock printmaking into this large-scale installation, which highlights the nurturing and destructive propert...

Matthew Ritchie: The Demon in the Diagram

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University

The New York–based artist’s multifaceted installation examines the concept of the diagram across a variety of media, including paintings, lightboxes, virtual...

GUST

Editor’s Pick 6:00 AM Free Discovery Green

Created in honor of the tenth anniversary of the downtown park, Mexico City collective Cocolab’s site-specific kinetic installation places 1,600 pinwheels al...

Contesting Modernity: The Informalist Movement in Venezuela 1955–1975

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Post-WWII artists worldwide rejected the geometric rigidity of Cubism in favor of a more spontaneous, raw, and increasingly abstract approach. In South Ameri...

Alfred Leslie: One Hundred Characters in Search of a Reader

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Blaffer Art Museum

Over his long career, the Bronx-born Leslie has turned from abstract expressionism and filmmaking to these digitally enhanced, highly detailed portraits of c...