Visual Arts

Must See Exhibit: Look to the East

Stunning decorative arts from Asia, Africa and the Middle East are showcased in this awe-inspiring compilation at MFAH.

07/18/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 15–17

Blue Man Group plays Jones Hall, DiverseWorks debuts What Shall We Do Next?, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ride into town, Chevron Houston races through the city.

01/13/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 1–3

A fresh start at Rothko Chapel, the 2016 Run Houston! at Sam Houston Race Park, MFAH screens Night of the Shooting Stars, Fly Dance Company pops and locks at Children's Museum, and the Texans close out the 2015 season.

12/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

All That Jazz

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The Roaring Twenties goes on display in all its decadent glory in MFAH's Deco Nights.

12/08/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

Between the Shadow and the Soul

MFAH's latest Latin American exhibition gets sociopolitical through conceptual art.

11/12/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Vienna Boys Choir, Ghostbusters & Ghouls at Houston Symphony, El Big Bad throws a Halloween bash, Opera in the Heights' Menotti double-header, MFAH showcases Dutch Golden Age works from Wtewael

10/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 23-25

Moores Opera Center debuts Manon, Rienzi toasts its annual Punch Party, Ballet Hispanico presents Carmen, Houston Zoo celebrates Halloween with Zoo Boo and Aperio plays chamber music from American masters.

10/21/2015 By Nick Esquer

Arts Lecture

Modern (Art) Woman

Art curator Miki Garcia talks about contemporary art in the modern world at MFAH.

10/16/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Dance

Shadow Play

A one-night-only dance homage to the renowned Shadow Monsters exhibit

08/25/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21-23

The Third Man Screening at MFAH, FrenetiCore's Integration, kids activities at The Health Museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac and a pop-up poetry slam at OKRA

08/19/2015 By Nick Esquer

Science

Hold Up—"E.T., Phone Home" is Real?

Houston artist Dario Robleto joins the $100 million search for alien life.

07/27/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24-26

Space City ComicCon 2015, the Music of Michael Jackson at Jones Hall, Museum Experience Day, comedian Jay Pharoah and the Symphony plays Pokemon

07/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10-12

Lawndale's The Big Show, a student-led performing arts premiere, Interstellar at MFAH, a dollar concert at Houston Symphony and Habsburg Splendor Show & Tell

07/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 19-21

A burlesque show, a museum party, Darius Rucker in concert, an art event and an all-day yoga fest

06/17/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Museum Exhibits

Finding the Kid (and Monster) In All of Us

A cool interactive installation hits the MFAH.

06/01/2015 By Trey Strange