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

Museum News

Met Vet Rebecca Rabinow Aims to Move the Menil Into the 21st Century

After 25 years in NYC, the world-class curator returns to her favorite museum in the country.

05/27/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Photography

Street Life According to the Master of Candid Photography in Life is Once, Forever

The Menil Collection takes a look at the past through the lens of a legend.

03/21/2016 By Leah Rose

Ice House

Perfect Party: The Intriguing Eight

As the new year begins, we look to eight inspiring individuals for fresh ideas.

01/05/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Art

Ties That Bind

The Menil Collection pulls selected works together for a fresh take on collage art.

12/11/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Art

Rubbed The Right Way

The Menil Collection debuts Apparitions: Frottages And Rubbings.

09/03/2015 By Katricia Lang

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Visual Arts

Improvisational Ideas, illuminated Intersections and a very Rothko retrospective

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Museums

An Arctic Blast from the Past

Menil Collection curator Sean Mooney keeps things cool in the summer with MicroCosmos.

08/14/2015 By Katricia Lang

Museum News

Homeward Bound

Josef Helfenstein, Director of the Menil Collection, leaves Houston for Switzerland's Kunstmuseum Basel.

06/30/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Museums

Escape the Heat with Houston’s Summer Museum Exhibits

Be cool at these hot shows.

06/08/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

profile

Making Music with Wine Glasses and Washcloths

Innovative percussionist Brandon Bell takes contemporary performance beyond the concert hall.

05/01/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Spring Fling

Museum Revolution at Bistro Menil

Bistro Menil debuts new spring menu items in an effort to change the way Houstonians think of museum food.

03/17/2015 By Maggie Berardo

books

Rice Art Historian Publishes His Magnum Opus

William Camfield will discuss the first installment of his four-volume Francis Picabia catalogue raisonné at the Menil on Wednesday.

02/17/2015 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Menil's Byzantine Fresco Chapel Reopens, Minus the Frescoes

The now-deconsecrated space will host a series of site-specific installations.

01/30/2015 By Michael Hardy

news

Bun B Headlines Menil Panel On Hip-Hop And Nonviolence

Keeping it trill at the Menil.

01/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 1–4

Get to 'em before they're gone

12/31/2014 By Michael Hardy