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

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

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

Slideshow

45th Annual Bayou City Art Festival

The ACA provides a unique art experience for the greater Houston community.

10/19/2016 With Kacy Stephenson

Travel

At the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Art is the Deal

When life gives you lemons, redo the walls.

07/13/2016 Photography by Scott Vogel

Bucket List Art

11 Masterpieces You Can (and Should) See Before You Die

Plus: two you can't.

05/27/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Art

Two-Toned Paint Job

Houston artists David Adickes and Justin Garcia team up again for a special abstract show.

11/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

We Live in the Flicker

British-Nigerian artist Zina Saro-Wiwa re-imagines environmentalism in the Niger Delta.

09/25/2015 By Andrea Siso

Art Installation

In Dreams

In “Music for the World to See,” two local artists step into the abstract.

08/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Texas Forever

Biscuit Debuts New Collection with Houston Artist Mary H. Case

Check out this series of limited-edition prints that any Texan will love.

07/22/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Art Installation

Hunter Gatherer

Artist Allison Hunter shows the East End some love with her installation series Video Bomb Houston.

07/06/2015 By Samantha Ketterer

Museum News

Homeward Bound

Josef Helfenstein, Director of the Menil Collection, leaves Houston for Switzerland's Kunstmuseum Basel.

06/30/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Artist Talks

In the Works

Local artist Benito Huerta discusses art, politics and his summer exhibition Works on Paper at HMAAC.

06/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Hyper Local

The Universal Houston Experience on Canvas

A young artist whose paintings explore the city

06/05/2015 By Maggie Berardo Illustrations by Roger Seward

events

It's Not Bizarre, It's the Brazarre

Supporting cancer research has never been this literal (or fun).

05/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

essay

In Praise of Kitsch

Houston is the town too busy for taste, where the only relevant question is, "Does it look cool?"

05/04/2015 By Cort McMurray

Shoes

Art and Sole: Hanh Tran Debuts Sandals

Houston artist Hanh Tran takes her work to unexpected places—like the soles of your feet.

02/23/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Affordable Art

Skateboard Art That Really Moves You

ArtDeckCo's mix of skater culture and art is on display in Houston for the first time this weekend.

02/06/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

installation

Artist Tara Conley Invites You Into Her Doll House

Ever wondered what it would be like to live inside a pop-up book?

01/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

Candyland

A Different Type of Lunch Break

Get out of the tunnels and experience food as art.

11/17/2014 By Natalie Harms