Gallery

Take a Look at Private Eye—If You Can Find It

A new gallery off the beaten path hosted a debut exhibition with colorful, authentic work.

08/17/2017 By Catalina Campos

Museum-Worthy Dresses

UPDATED: MFAH Goes Glam with Oscar de la Renta Exhibit this Fall

Ninety looks from the designer's storied six-decade career will be on display.

08/16/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Artistic License

What Does a Tapestry Sound Like?

A new Houston Center for Contemporary Craft exhibit considers the sonic qualities of visual art.

08/11/2017 By Cara Maines

No You Can't /Yes I Can

How Does a Relationship Affect Your Art?

In a refreshing move, one young artistic couple overshares on canvas instead of Instagram.

08/09/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Quick change

Listen to the Big Show: Slow Down

The annual juried exhibition, this year themed "Rate of Change," reminds us to take stock.

08/04/2017 By Julia Gsell

Bubble Gum Pop

How Does Art Reflect a Nation in Turmoil?

A new MFAH exhibit provides (some of) the answers from Iranian-born contemporary artists.

08/01/2017 By Chris Becker

For the children

For a Dose of Culture and Charity, Visit Archway Gallery

Archway Gallery's Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition benefits Casa de Esperanza de los Niños.

07/26/2017 By Julia Gsell

Missed Connections

Sculpture, Myth and Octopi Intersect at Guerrero-Projects

Mexican artist Miguel Ángel Madrigal explores the power of human connection in a bizarre and thrilling exhibition.

07/24/2017 By Catalina Campos

Making an Impression

'Printmaking' Sounds Boring; A New Exhibition Says Otherwise

The Cindy Lisica Gallery in Montrose debuts an international printmaking exhibition with works experimenting with mixed media and even Instagram data.

07/14/2017 By Julia Gsell

Meet Gus (while you can)

HMNS Shows Off Antarctic Wonders... While They Last

Gus the penguin is enjoying his time in Houston, but we're worried about the future of his home continent.

07/11/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Mexicanidad

Mexican Modernism Arrives at the MFAH For a Necessary Exhibit

“Paint the Revolution” is a love letter to Mexican culture featuring works from masters such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.

07/10/2017 By Catalina Campos

For Young and Old

Migrant Mother Heads to the Houston Suburbs

A Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts summer exhibit features one of the most famous photographs in American history.

07/05/2017 By Julia Gsell

Dream Team

Galleries Can Be Intimidating. Artists Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston Suggest That Can Change

A new David Shelton Gallery exhibition features smart, public-facing work from a collaborative duo.

06/16/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Think of the 'gram!

Touch, See and Hear the Mind-Bending New MFAH Exhibit from an Artist Who Inspired Beyoncé

“Your first impression walking in will be you’ve gone to the best disco you’ve ever gone to.”

06/12/2017 By Chris Becker

Visual Art

At the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Creating Art from War

Three U.S. military veterans-turned-artists turn their own—and others’—stories into art.

01/23/2017 By Greg Fails

Better Late Than Never

Last Call! See Houston's Top 5 Art Exhibits from 2016

View the Bayou City's hottest exhibitions before they close next week. (Procrastinators, we're looking at you.)

01/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Breaking Bad

The Holocaust Museum's First Bilingual Exhibit Tackles Immigration

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964 explores timely lessons from exploitative programs of the past.

11/28/2016 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