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

Best of 2014

The 10 Best Art Exhibitions of 2014

Catch these shows before they disappear

12/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Art

Tilda Swinton and W Magazine's Surreal Fashion at the Menil

Inspired by the de Menils' house and collection, Swinton and photographer Tim Walker create fashion as art in Houston.

11/25/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

film

Rare Film Documents Landmark Menil Exhibition

Artist Dario Robleto introduces a never-before-seen documentary.

11/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

Artsy films

Street Scene

It's Houston Cinema Arts Fest week!

11/10/2014 By John Whittington

classical music

Review: Five-Hour Performance of For Philip Guston Worth The Wait

Our intrepid critic spent Sunday afternoon at the Rothko Chapel, listening to Morton Feldman's rarely performed masterpiece.

11/03/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Now Open

First Look at Bistro Menil

Deceptively simple—and with good reason

10/20/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 3–5

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

10/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

History

At the Menil, a Visual History of Nonviolent Protest

From Gandhi to Tiananmen Square, a new exhibition traces traditions of civil disobedience through photographs and artifacts.

09/30/2014 By Zachary Sachs

bargains

The 7 Best Arts Deals in Houston

From opera to theater, readings to visual art, here are our picks for thrifty culturati.

09/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

frontiers of science

This Is Your Brain on Art

Visitors to Dario Robleto's Menil Collection exhibition will soon have the chance to be part of medical history.

08/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 15–17

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

08/13/2014 By Michael Hardy

Menil Collection

Searching For Beauty in the Human Heartbeat at the Menil

Art has always been about matters of the heart, but artist Dario Robleto takes that literally with his new show at the Menil.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: August 1–3

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

07/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Fashion

Review: The De Menils' Favorite Designer Gets His Close-Up

Couturier Charles James's stunning dresses and furniture go on display at the Menil Collection.

06/05/2014 By Joseph Campana

Slideshow

The Museum District in 10 Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014

Museum District Guide

Slideshow: The Museum District in Ten Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Lucky 11 Studios

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