Stay Cool

5 Museum District Exhibits You Shouldn't Miss This Summer

From a crocheted bridge to a 66 million-year-old T. rex to activist imagery, these exhibitions will help you beat the heat while also expanding your mind.

06/17/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Can't put a price on fun

Have the Best Summer Ever with These Local Deals

Keeping the kids busy and engaged is one thing. Doing it on a budget? That’s certainly not child’s play. But fear not!

06/10/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

We're the Best

Houston Receives 7 Arts & Culture Noms in USA Today's Readers' Choice Polls

You still have time to vote for the Bayou City.

04/20/2021 By Adrianne Reece

It’s a Big, Bright, Beautiful World

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Houston 

Here’s a schedule of Bayou City-area events that honor our planet.

04/16/2021 By Raven Wuebker

No Fault in Our Stars

Weekend Stargazing is Back in Brazos Bend State Park

HMNS’s historic George Observatory is welcoming back visitors after a two-year makeover.

04/15/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Ancient Scoop

HMNS Shares the Dirt on Its Upcoming Hall of Ancient Egypt Renovations

The museum's also announced a new timetable that will keep parts of the popular exhibit open during remodeling.

04/07/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Egyptian Overhaul

HMNS’s Hall of Ancient Egypt Closing for Renovations

The popular wing should reopen this November—right in time for a special touring exhibition of Ramses II artifacts.

04/02/2021 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

Boldest and grandest 

5 Ways to Celebrate Texas Independence Day in Houston Today

A pandemic isn’t going to squash our pride. 

03/02/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

How will we be remembered?

HMNS Transports Visitors to Ancient Pompeii

From exquisite classical frescos to early fast food, Houstonians can experience Ancient Roman life in the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s latest exhibition.

02/11/2021 By Rob Sanford

Behind the scenes

Here's What to Look for on Your Next Trip to HMNS

The most fascinating artifacts at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Body Language

Body Worlds Is Back at HMNS to Get Under Your Skin

"The Cycle of Life," which is on display through May, follows the body from birth until death.

11/10/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Boo!

5(ish) Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 30-Nov 1

No tricks, just treats, on this list.

10/30/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Dances and Dickinson

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 11–13

A one-woman show, appetite-evoking art, and more drive-ins.

09/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Nothing But (Peach) Net

Don't Pass Up HMNS's The First Game: The Birth of Basketball

The new, temporary exhibit includes basketball creator James Naismith's original handwritten rules for the game.

08/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

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

So Much Sanitizer

Slowly, but Surely, Houston's Museums Are Re-Opening

Institutions in the Museum District are taking precautions to keep staff and guests safe.

04/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Shock Waves

Houston Museum of Natural Science Announces Furloughs and Salary Cuts

The museum is the latest organization to take a financial hit amid COVID-19.

04/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Nature Calls

Save Houston's Biodiversity from Your Phone

Who knew the Bayou City was an environmental hot spot?

04/01/2020 By Chris Gray

On the town

What to Do and See This Month, From Post Malone to Paw Patrol

Plus, Whitney Cummings and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray