NEWS

Lawndale Art Center’s New Executive Director Looks Toward the Future

Craft scholar and former MFAH curator Anna Walker begins her tenure on November 1.

10/13/2021 By Holly Beretto

Nailed It!

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 16–18

Comicpalooza is finally here. Plus, who's ready to yacht rock?

07/16/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Paper and Paint

Take a Closer Look at Hong Hong’s Textural Masterpieces

The interdisciplinary artist has exhibitions at Art League Houston and Asia Society. She'll also be featured in Lawndale Art Center’s "The Big Show" 2021 in June.

05/24/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Tit for Tatts

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 25-27

An evening of comedy, a chamber composition world premiere, and Tobe Nwigwe's only show of the year.

09/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Goya to Celine Dion

Plus Whiskey Myers and Ann Curry.

01/30/2020 Edited by Chris Gray

Perfect Party

February's Perfect Party: Bring On the Smoked Meat Edition

Barbecue pitmasters will always have a seat at our table.

01/30/2020 By Catherine Matusow

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Do It Yourself

Sample Houston's Thriving Zine Culture This Weekend at Lawndale

“A zine, you can just kind of encounter it in the environment—you can stumble upon it in a way that you don’t really with the internet anymore.”

09/05/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Walk for the dogs

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 6–8

Zines, ballet, and probably the shortest marathon you'll ever run.

09/05/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Visual Art

How the Menil Collection Preserves Its Artwork

Plus, six exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Memorial Day

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 24–27

Or: What to do other than go to the beach.

05/23/2019 By Morgan Kinney

It's Chill

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 16–18

Do YOU know anything about Astroworld Fest?

11/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

💀

Retablos Take Over MECA for a Special Exhibition

Community artists take a stab at the traditional Mexican devotional artwork.

10/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

Big Fun

UPDATED: 5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 14–16

This week featuring: two takes on ballet, a Big Show, and a book sale.

09/13/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Rent to own

How to Be an Art Collector for $100

A new Lawndale program enables members to borrow Houston fine art like library books.

08/30/2018 By Holly Beretto

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

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

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