Poughkeepsie to Polunsky

In Texas, Death Row Inmates Through the Eyes of a New York Artist

A supermax prison isn't the best place to sit for a portrait, but Peter Charlap's subjects have no other choice.

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

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

Student Council

CAMH Teen Council Stays Young At Art With Collaboration

Young art enthusiasts get the chance to experience art and curating firsthand.

02/26/2016 By Sarah Douglass

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 News

Christmas Comes Early at Blaffer

Art museum benefactor gives $1 million bequest for expanded scope.

12/18/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Art

Ties That Bind

The Menil Collection pulls selected works together for a fresh take on collage art.

12/11/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Performance Art

Erik Estrada and the Fate of the Free World

Stephanie Saint Sanchez’s new superhero satire explores retrocrushes, sexuality, and Latin culture.

12/10/2015 By Andrea Siso

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

Art Imitates Life

San Antonio artist Tim Olson presents eclectic mixed-media works at d.m. allison.

12/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Science Talk

What Dreams May Come

Psychotherapist Anna Guerra helps artists tap into their unconscious at the Jung Center.

10/06/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 2-4

Cellist Maya Beiser at Wortham, Houston's DJ Sun's latest multi-media experience at Asia Society, Silver Street's Biannual Art Opening, Wishing Well dance performance at Orange Show, and Texas Contemporary Art Fair at George R. Brown.

09/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art Installation

The Light Fantastic

Artist Anila Agha uses light and shadows as an homage to her native Pakistan in Intersections.

09/15/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

The Writing on the Wall

Street art gets some love as Houston opens the nation's first graffiti museum.

09/14/2015 By Sara Samora

Art Installation

Out of Africa

Wendy Maruyama hopes to bring awareness to elephant poaching with The wildLIFE Project at HCCC

09/11/2015 By Katricia Lang

Arts & Culture

A Little Bit Softer Now

Japan America Society of Houston's latest exhibit layers on peace and tranquility with I Am Content with What I Lack.

09/08/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

The Dark Places of the Earth

Blaffer brings back its Window Into Houston series downtown

09/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art

Rubbed The Right Way

The Menil Collection debuts Apparitions: Frottages And Rubbings.

09/03/2015 By Katricia Lang

Art

Branching Out

Houston artist Joan Laughlin’s haunting nature portraits go on display at the Jung Center.

08/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art News

Putting Houstonians on a Pedestal

The Art Guys want to turn you or you or you into a bronze statue

08/27/2015 By Katricia Lang

Art Opening

Project Row Houses Presents Annual Summer Studios Exhibition

The Third Ward art commune brings in six student-artists for its yearly summer expo.

08/20/2015 By Nick Esquer