Visual Art

Boogaloo & The Midnite Hours Grooves at Lawndale Art Center

A joint show considers the variety and significance of black music in America.

02/28/2018 By Chris Gray


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

Cyber Future Is Now

At Zine Fest Houston, Dragon Trainers and Cyberdystopia Rule

A broad range of Houston creators will converge on Lawndale Art Center to share ideas and creations.

11/09/2017 By Texas Cook

Black Box

Will You Follow Me Into the Dark?

Touch Box at the Lawndale Art Center explores sight, sound and touch with a participatory installation.

10/03/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Auto Demo

For a Limited Time: Fill Up on Art at the Corner of Bissonnet and Shepherd

Trey Duvall has turned an abandoned gas station into a fluorescent-lit thought experiment.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Neighborhood Guide

Everything You Need to Know About the Museum District

Exploring the ins and outs of Houston's cultural hub.

08/15/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Quick change

Listen to the Big Show: Slow Down

The annual juried exhibition, this year themed "Rate of Change," reminds us to take stock.

08/04/2017 By Julia Gsell

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Behind the Walls

How Street Art Took Over Houston

A tradition once considered the purview of criminals is now a major part of a citywide beautification project.

06/21/2017 By Paul DeBenedetto Photography by Marco Torres


There's Little Time Left to Enter the Big Show 2017

The deadline for Lawndale Art Center's annual juried exhibition is quickly approaching.

05/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Jan 6–8

Houston's Top Events This Weekend Bring a Bunch of Award-Winners to Town

From Cirque aerialists at the Houston Symphony to musically-inclined Mormons at the Hobby Center, jump start January at one of these five must-see happenings.

01/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

H-Town Picks

Top 5 Houston Happenings in January

See why 2017 is off to a great start.

01/02/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Public Art

Thinking Inside The Box with BioCity

Expanded Environment's latest installation piece creates a place where all species are welcome.

01/26/2016 By Sarah Douglass


Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10-12

Lawndale's The Big Show, a student-led performing arts premiere, Interstellar at MFAH, a dollar concert at Houston Symphony and Habsburg Splendor Show & Tell

07/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer


When We Designed the Future

Sarah Schleuning on the automobile designers that dared to dream big during the Lawndale Design Fair.

04/15/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 22–24

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

08/20/2014 By Michael Hardy


Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

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

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Museum District Guide

The 7 Exhibitions You Really Can’t Afford to Miss

Exhibitions are fleeting—make sure to catch these while before they leave town.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy


Lawndale Art Center’s Hair Ball

Arty Houstonians donned their finest wigs for the annual Hair Ball.