Meet The Houstonian

Planting Creative Seeds in Alief

Visual artist and founder Matt Manalo created Alief Art House for creatives to express themselves without repercussions.

06/09/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Troy Montes

CITY OF MUSIC

Houston Joins International Celebration of Music This Summer

The summer solstice music festival will include all-day performances throughout the city.

04/15/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Houston Arts

MOCA Awards $95K in Grants to Support Cultural Tourism

Projects range from a site-specific sculpture, to a queer cinema series, to a DJ Screw tribute week program.

02/08/2022 By Amarie Gipson

News

Very Artsy News: Artist Opportunities, Youth Choir and more

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

01/11/2022 By Amarie Gipson

News

Very Artsy News: MFAH’s New Theater, Murals and More

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/30/2021 By Amarie Gipson

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Very Artsy News: Black Trans Empowerment, Artist Survey and more

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/16/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Let creativity happen

Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $30,000 in Grants

Twelve individuals and nonprofits were awarded funding for digital initiatives.

08/16/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Story Time

Prepare to Hear the Stories of Acres Homes, Gulfton, Third Ward, and Beyond

City dollars will fund five artists to tell the stories of five culturally rich but historically under-resourced Houston neighborhoods.

07/06/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Underground Art

Mayor Turner Takes Houston's Diversity Beyond the Surface Level

A new exhibition from the Islamic Arts Society and Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs injects the downtown tunnels with stunning works of Islamic art.

07/31/2017 By Catalina Campos

Write This Way

Are You Houston's Next Poet Laureate?

There's no rhyme or reason why you shouldn't apply.

01/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

news

City Looking for Public Input on New Arts Plan

The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs is in the midst of collecting public feedback about its new civic arts plan. But where's the Houston Arts Alliance?

02/25/2015 By Michael Hardy