In Rainbows

Crêpe Paper Meets Carpet at This Piñata-inspired Exhibition

We Make Carpets—the Dutch art collective whose works employ cocktail umbrellas, coffee stirrers, and pasta—brings its love of everyday objects to Rice's Moody Center.

06/19/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Texas Beaches

Rockport: The Rare Beach Town That Occasionally Dresses for Dinner

Get to know the creative coastal community which once claimed to have more artists per capita than Paris.

06/14/2017 By Michael Hardy

Exhibit

Art Inspired by Viral Cat Videos? Yes, Please

An unlikely source is the inspiration behind the new photography exhibit La Marcha de los Gatitos Apachurrados at Guerrero-Projects.

02/14/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Preview

Refugee Artist Debuts New Collection at O’Kane Gallery

Fans of Picasso and Dalí will love Ammar Alobaidi's paintings.

02/08/2017 By Amber Tong

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

The City's Greatest Landmark Is Right Under Your Nose

Houston's recently revitalized underground "ruin," the Cistern, has become one of its most popular new tourist attractions.

01/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Exhibition

Function Meets Beauty: Colectivo Mangle's Exhibit Redefines Woodworking

The Colombian art collective gets creative with carpentry.

01/19/2017 By Emily Juhasz

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

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

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

OMG

It's Official: Emojis are "Art"

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

10/28/2016 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

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

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

Summer Series

5 Exhibits to See at The Museum of Fine Arts This Summer

Best way to beat the Houston heat? Explore one of these cool, awe-inspiring collections.

07/05/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Summer Series

5 Exhibits Worth Exploring at the Museum of Natural Science this Summer

From butterflies to dinosaurs, the young and young at heart will flock to these (air-conditioned!) exhibitions.

06/23/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Art Exhibit

Aboriginal Art Exhibit Brings New Light to Primitive Australian Paintings

Booker-Lowe Gallery presents 50,000-year-old paintings from the world's oldest continuous culture.

06/17/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Visual Art

Heads Up: Seven Large Bunnies Are Hopping Into the City

Art Brookfield presents Intrude, a public art exhibit with inflatable rabbits to touch and hug.

05/09/2016 By Leah Lucio

Museum

MFAH’s High Society Showcases Work by Forgotten Painter Franz X. Winterhalter

An underappreciated German portrait artist finally sees his spotlight.

04/11/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Art Opening

Into the Furnace

Stephen Wilson’s latest exhibition, Ultimate Justice, sheds light on the death penalty in Texas.

07/16/2015 By Nick Esquer