Art & community

Very Artsy News: Alley Theatre, Barbara Bush Foundation and More

A weekly brief on what’s trending in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

09/07/2021 By Amarie Gipson

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Vicki Meek is Art League Houston's 2021 Artist of the Year

The Dallas-based creator calls Houston her "art home."

08/27/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Summer's Bach, Ya'll

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, June 25-27

Monet, Matisse, and Renoir walk into a bar.

06/25/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Get outside in the sunshine

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, June 11–13

Save your dying flower beds, dance your tail off, then fly away. 

06/11/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Paper and Paint

Take a Closer Look at Hong Hong’s Textural Masterpieces

The interdisciplinary artist has exhibitions at Art League Houston and Asia Society. She'll also be featured in Lawndale Art Center’s "The Big Show" 2021 in June.

05/24/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Have you voted yet?

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 16-18

Saxophones, multimedia art, and Robbert Kennedy.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Murder, Marty, and Meditation

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 24-26

This weekend's events are a real hoot.

07/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Painted Memories

Houstonians Remember Iconic Local Artist Richard Stout

Members of the arts community recall the personal side of one of Houston’s greatest painters.

04/13/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Piñata-tastic

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 17-19

From foreign films to magical booze to angry comedy, here's what you need to check out this weekend.

01/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Perfect Party

September's Perfect Party: Who-Wants-Pickle-Cupcakes Edition

Have you heard? We're getting a pickle festival this month. And the third Democratic primary debate.

08/26/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Public Art

360 Degrees Vanishing Finally Appears In Montrose

The long-delayed Art League Houston installation at last makes its debut.

06/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Perfect Party

March's Perfect Party: Cheer-Up-Puddles Edition

The Puddles Pity Party is coming through town this month, and the melancholy singer appears to need a little cheering up. We’ve got you, Puddles.

02/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Perfect Party: Of-Beans-and-Basketball-Edition

Anish Kapoor gets the seat of honor for reigniting the great Bayou vs. Windy City debate.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Visual Art

Two Decades of Work By a Houston Artist, Now on Display at the Rice University Gallery

Mounds, Vegans and Torpedo Boy are all recurring characters in Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock’s works

10/02/2017 By Chris Becker

Higher Learning

Up Your Gift-Giving Game with These Dynamic DIY Classes

Why buy something when you can learn how to make it yourself?

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

Arts Community

Taking Charge in the Form of Art

Art League Houston hosts its second annual Charge 2016 in support of artists' equity in the city.

01/05/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Art Openings

A Trio of Shows Open at Art League Houston

Works by Lavar Munroe, Michael Menchaca and Letitia Huckaby bring race and social status to the forefront

07/30/2015 By Samantha Ketterer

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 25–28 (Christmas Edition!)

'Tis the season for Christmas-themed concerts.

12/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

art and commerce

Overheard at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair

There was no better place for people-watching (or people-listening) this weekend than the George R. Brown Convention Center.

09/08/2014 By Michael Hardy

Art

Beautifying Houston

Jo Ann Fleischauer's installation at Art League Houston is inspired by brightly-plumed birds-of-paradise.

08/19/2014 By Adam Castañeda