Tick Tock

The Menil Collection Will Reopen the First Day of Fall

Houston's beloved free museum will complete its seven-month restoration just in time for the autumnal equinox.

06/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Uncertainty

This 'Event' Marries Cunningham, Cage, and Johns

Work from a triumvirate of 20th century artistic giants converges on the Menil Collection's Dan Flavin Installation.

03/21/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Give 'em Grapes

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 23-25

Three days filled with bittersweet goodbyes, examinations of difficult history, and a sloth named Rudy.

02/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Street Art

More Mini Murals Are Coming to a Street Corner Near You

Meet one of the 45 new artists recruited to expand the city's mini mural program.

01/26/2018 By Rony Ortiz Andrade

(Temporary) Goodbye

The Menil Collection Will Close Soon for Restoration. I'm Going to Soak it Up While I Can.

One month until the museum's temporary closure, one writer looks back on her decades-long relationship with her favorite painting.

01/23/2018 By Dana DuTerroil

Hot Hot Hot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 22-24

An unhinged film festival, hot sauce galore, and a bit of Beethoven.

09/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Oldie but a goodie

Da Camera Enters its Third Decade with Concerts from the Harlem Quartet

Jazz and Cuban rhythms are the focus Saturday, with an all-Beethoven concert Sunday.

09/20/2017 By Holly Beretto

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

Sketch Show

Don't Hold Your Breath for the Menil Drawing Institute

The first building dedicated solely to modern drawing won't be opening in October anymore.

07/27/2017 By Cara Maines

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Feb 3—5

5 Events This Weekend That Have Nothing to Do With the Super Bowl

Rather pass on the Big Game and related events? We've got you covered.

02/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Better Late Than Never

Last Call! See Houston's Top 5 Art Exhibits from 2016

View the Bayou City's hottest exhibitions before they close next week. (Procrastinators, we're looking at you.)

01/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home for the Holidays

5 Must-See Museums Open on Christmas Eve

Out-of-town guests can see why it's always the most wonderful time of the year in Houston.

12/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 18–20

This Weekend's Top 5 Events

Downtown chalks up colorful street art, the beat goes on at the Menil's newest exhibit and Amy Schumer stops by the Bayou City.

11/17/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Art News

The Rothko Chapel Is Getting a Facelift

A New York City firm is heading up renovations to the de Menils' landmark sanctuary.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Art Appreciation

5 Exhibits to See at the Menil Collection This Fall

Warhol? Picasso? Consider your field trip scheduled.

09/09/2016 By Glissette Santana

Fall Arts Guide 2016

This Season's 7 Must-See Visual Arts Shows

If you thought Picasso was all about Cubism, The Menil would like to prove you wrong.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Rise of Sunset

At the Menil, a Rare Andy Warhol Film with a Houston Connection

The pop-artist’s rare unfinished film will screen daily at the Menil for two seasons.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Visual Arts

The Menil Collection's Francis Alÿs: The Fabiola Project Is a Collector's Dream

Don't miss this awe-inspiring collection of reverent replicas.

06/24/2016 By Leah Rose