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

Haute Houston

Fashion Camp for Budding Designers

For kids who are more make-it-work (a la Project Runway's Tim Gunn) than Kumbayah around a campfire

05/29/2014 By Katie McNew

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

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

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

H-Town Diary

Memoirs of a Daily Dog-Walker

The upside of being invisible? You get to see everything.

04/30/2014 By David Stuart Maclean

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 2–4

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

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Five Things To Do at MenilFest

Your guide to all of Saturday's arts and literature events.

04/30/2014 By Alice Alsup

We Were There

M Penner's Magritte-Inspired Preview Event

It was like a performance art piece fueled by Pinot Grigio and chocolate truffles.

04/14/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Chic Camp

The Next Big Thing

Tweens and teens make a lot more than s’mores in Fashion Camp Houston.

03/19/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Visual Art

Menil Launches First-Ever Advertising Campaign

The traditionally low-profile museum partners with local marketing firm ttweak to promote its new Magritte exhibition.

02/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

Architecture

Menil Collection Unveils Drawing Institute Design

Latest addition to Menil campus to be designed by Los Angeles architecture firm Johnston Marklee

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 14–16

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

02/12/2014 By Michael Hardy