Juneteenth Edition

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, June 18–20

The 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day is finally a federal holiday, so celebrate in style.

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Texas Ties

Annette Gordon-Reed Talks Home, History, and Growing up Black in Texas

The renowned author’s new book, "On Juneteenth," takes center stage at a special, free Inprint event on June 21.

06/17/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Know before you go

A List of Houston Museums and Attractions Keeping Covid-19 Restrictions

Here’s a roundup of places where you’ll still have to mask up.

03/05/2021 By Rob Sanford

5 Things: The “We’re Still Mostly Virtual” Edition

5 More Houston Cultural Activities to Enjoy This Weekend

We’ve got four things to tune into online and one out in the real world—that still exists, right?

05/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

History in the making

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month This February

Whether you’re a history-buff, a theater-lover or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone.

02/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt and Emma Schkloven

When I Get Home

Solange on the Third Ward: 'It'll Always Be in My Work'

On Sunday evening, the younger Knowles sister laid out her love for Houston.

03/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

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

story time

The Telling and the Told Tells a Story of Its Own

At the Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston artist David McGee uses watercolor to deconstruct our “image-obsessed world.”

11/09/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

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

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

Film Festival

Reel To Reel Gets Real at Queer Hippo Festival

The first annual film festival sheds light on gay rights in America.

03/28/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Artist Talks

In the Works

Local artist Benito Huerta discusses art, politics and his summer exhibition Works on Paper at HMAAC.

06/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Museums

Escape the Heat with Houston’s Summer Museum Exhibits

Be cool at these hot shows.

06/08/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–8

Featuring Jason Moran, John Lewis, Sherlock Holmes, and something called Frostival

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

installation

Artist Tara Conley Invites You Into Her Doll House

Ever wondered what it would be like to live inside a pop-up book?

01/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

exhibition

Top African American History Collection Comes to Houston

The Kinsey Collection, now on view at the Houston Museum of African American Culture, documents 400 years of history.

08/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: August 1–3

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

07/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

The Museum District in 10 Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014

Museum District Guide

Slideshow: The Museum District in Ten Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Lucky 11 Studios