Visual Art

How the Menil Collection Preserves Its Artwork

Plus, six exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

tex mex

Justin Favela Finds Himself in a Plate of Nachos

Witness the artist explore his Latinx roots through food sculpture at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

07/25/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser's Impact Felt by All Involved

One artist has contributed several hundred pieces of art to the annual event.

04/24/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

hangar-over

5 Things You Must Do this Weekend, Oct. 12–14

We have pops, planes, and weird lamps!

10/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Gettin' Crafty

Signs, Screws, and Scraps: This Is CraftTexas 2018

The biennial juried exhibition returns to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

10/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Out of This World

Scenes from a Space-Age Soirée

Martians and martinis have a moment at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's cosmic-themed benefit.

09/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

The Menil Drawing Institute Will Open In November With a Landmark Exhibit

Plus, five more exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

No Games Here

B. Anele Engineers a Collision of Color and Counterculture

The transdisciplinary artist skewers traditional symbols and images in a new Houston Center for Contemporary Craft exhibition.

08/10/2018 By Anna Lassmann

The Sound of Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 1–3

Take me out to the...vegan street fest?

05/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

light it up

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 9–11

Kam Franklin sings to trees, liberal rednecks, a Mardi Gras kickoff, and more.

02/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Signs of the Times

Is the Future of Signs Behind Us?

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents an evolving look at a reemerging art form.

10/04/2017 By Anita Gomez

Fall Arts Guide 2017

Put These 5 Exhibits on Your Calendar This Fall

Get cultured at Houston's many art museums (and even the George R. Brown Convention Center!)

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

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

Happily Eberle After

Witness—and Create—Twisting and Delicate Crafts at the Edward Eberle Retrospective

The work of a celebrated ceramicist comes to town, courtesy the HCCC.

08/01/2017 By Kara Fields

Handcrafted

Over 1,500 Bowls Are Being Turned Out to Benefit the Houston Food Bank

The 13th annual Empty Bowls luncheon raises funds and awareness to fight hunger in Houston.

05/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Day at the Museums

Get in the Museum District Zone This Saturday

From Japanese art to contemporary crafts, tour six art institutions—all within walking distance!—in the Museum District's second zone.

04/28/2017 By Amber Tong

Higher Learning

Up Your Gift-Giving Game with These Dynamic DIY Classes

Why buy something when you can learn how to make it yourself?

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

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