Resolutions

52 Weeks of Politics, Poetry, and Pain at Lawndale

Sculptor Elaine Bradford and poet Sara Cress teamed up to capture weekly snapshots as 2017 unfolded.

07/12/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Good to the Bone

The Organic Beauty of Joris Laarman

The Dutch designer offers an elegant array of algorithmically-perfected objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

07/09/2018 By Morgan Kinney

mad (wo)men

Kelly O'Connor Upends Nostalgia for Uncanniness

Things aren't quite what they seem at this David Shelton Gallery exhibition, on through June 23.

06/05/2018 By Sarah Kennedy

big deal

The Big Show is Back and Needs Your Artwork

The 2018 edition of Lawndale Art Center's egalitarian exhibition is now accepting submissions.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Cautionary Tales

This HMNS Exhibit Details All the Ways You Could Die

Death by Natural Causes shows the many dangers hidden in everyday life.

04/24/2018 By Chris Gray

The Wanderer

Cristóbal Toral Arrives In Houston Right When We Needed Him

The Spanish artist has been tackling our immigration issues for half a century.

04/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

painted history

You Can Now Grab A Painting of the 2017 Houston Astros

An MLB-sanctioned artist renders our World Series champions as fine art (with the results available for a fine-art price).

03/29/2018 By Josh Davis

Old Masters

Yes, Michelangelo Touched That, and That, and That...

Michelangelo and the Vatican, the latest MFAH exhibition, offers a breathtaking glimpse into the backstory of legendary Renaissance artworks.

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Lorde-approved

What It Feels Like To Be Indian Royalty

Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India is a new MFAH exhibit that explores the lives of Indian royals.

03/09/2018 By Josh Davis

Elements of Art

Unsatisfied with Old Scientific Answers, Kevin Jones Asks New Questions

The New Pollution at Rudolph Blume ArtScan Gallery interrogates the assumptions and blindspots of scientific orthodoxy.

03/06/2018 By Elizabeth Myong

Sandy Speaks

Remembering the Joy and Injustice of Sandra Bland

An HMAAC exhibit celebrates Bland's legacy while denouncing racial profiling by police.

02/23/2018 By Josh Watkins

Unboxed

See Three Decades of Houston Black History in Photos

Photographer Louise Martin chronicled everything from MLK to the Houston Freedom Riders and beyond.

02/21/2018 By Josh Davis Photography by Louise Martin

Melting Pot

What Does Discrimination Look Like?

A timely reminder of America's spotty record on immigrants and immigration arrives at the Station Museum of Contemporary Art.

02/15/2018 By Kaylee Dusang

SOS

This Guy Has Probably Read Your Weird (or Sad) Message in a Bottle

Chad Pregrake brings his real-life message-in-a-bottle collection to the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

02/13/2018 By Josh Davis

Yieeeeee!!

Microcuentos Tell Big Stories at Lawndale Art Center

A new exhibition gathers the miniature comics popular in 1970s Mexico.

02/07/2018 By Elizabeth Myong

Einstein on the beach

Christopher Knowles: In a Word Offers An Intimate Look into an Impenetrable Mind

A new CAMH exhibition curates pieces of poetry, music, and painting of the celebrated artist.

12/18/2017 By Chris Becker

Decisions, Decisions

10 Day for Night Acts You're Sure to Love

We already know you're seeing Solange, so let us help you with the rest of your itinerary.

12/13/2017 By Morgan Kinney

In Rainbows

Reality is a Puzzle of Cardboard and Color

Chromatic Fantasy features the works of Edward Lane McCartney in a series of dynamic, multi-dimensional works.

12/11/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Holiday diversions

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 24–26

AKA: Ways to entertain your out-of-town family and prevent fist fights.

11/23/2017 By Morgan Kinney

It's Alive

You Are One With Sophia Vari

In a show at Art of the World Gallery, international artist Sophia Vari exhibits a range of work that engages with its space and audience.

11/14/2017 By Elizabeth Myong