Art for a Cause

Blaffer Color Splash Gala

Colorful lights lit up the 2017 Blaffer Art Museum Gala honoring Shirley Rose.

04/17/2017 With Liz Lopez

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks!

What We're Up to This Weekend (Sept 22–25)

Houston Ballet's Madame Butterfly graces the Wortham Center, Alabama Shakes turn up The Woodlands and Blaffer Art Museum opens a new exhibit.

09/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

This Season's 7 Must-See Visual Arts Shows

If you thought Picasso was all about Cubism, The Menil would like to prove you wrong.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Visual Art

World Art Exhibition to Question Smart with the Stupid

Blaffer hosts art collective Slavs and Tatars and its curious Mirrors For Princes exhibition as its international tour comes to a close.

01/07/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Art News

Christmas Comes Early at Blaffer

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

12/18/2015 By Steven Devadanam

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

Article

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19 (MLK Weekend Edition)

Mel Chin's Houston takeover begins.

01/14/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Our Top 5 Most Anticipated Arts Events of 2015

Here's what we're looking forward to in the new year.

12/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To To This Weekend: Dec 12–14

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the arts world.

12/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of 2014

The 10 Best Art Exhibitions of 2014

Catch these shows before they disappear

12/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 17–19

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 3–5

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Arts

Claudia Schmuckli Is Keeping Things Interesting at the Blaffer

Thanks to its director’s non-traditional, experimental style, days have never been more exciting at UH’s Blaffer Art Museum.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Exhibition

…And Language Justice For All

The art collaborative Antena takes its crusade for multilingualism to the Blaffer Art Museum.

03/10/2014 By Michael McFadden

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 25–27

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/23/2013 By Michael Hardy