Ice House

Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public?

Thanks to some visionary residents and a new mindset, public spaces where citizens can gather to honor, remember, exult, and protest are proliferating.

07/20/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Ice House

Perfect Party: Roll-Me-Up-And-Smoke-Me-At-Dominoes Edition

Willie Nelson is, of course, at the top of our list this month.

06/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Perfect Party: Of-Beans-and-Basketball-Edition

Anish Kapoor gets the seat of honor for reigniting the great Bayou vs. Windy City debate.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney

Old Masters

Yes, Michelangelo Touched That, and That, and That...

Michelangelo and the Vatican, the latest MFAH exhibition, offers a breathtaking glimpse into the backstory of legendary Renaissance artworks.

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Lorde-approved

What It Feels Like To Be Indian Royalty

Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India is a new MFAH exhibit that explores the lives of Indian royals.

03/09/2018 By Josh Davis

weeeeeekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 9–11

FotoFest, film festivals, and one-person shows galore.

03/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide

The 2017 Fall Arts Guide

The season is back with a vengeance.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker, Morgan Kinney, and Steven Devadanam

Fall Arts Guide

Oscar De La Renta’s Designs, On Display at the MFAH

Houstonians will get to see the beloved couturier's breathtaking day- and eveningwear ensembles in person.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Museum-Worthy Dresses

UPDATED: MFAH Goes Glam with Oscar de la Renta Exhibit this Fall

Ninety looks from the designer's storied six-decade career will be on display.

08/16/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picture Perfect

Houston's Top 10 Instagrammable Spots for the Summer

You might want to clear some space on your phone for this.

06/21/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Visual Art

A New Sculpture Exhibition at MFAH Gets (Hyper) Real

Ron Mueck's emotionally charged sculptures chronicle the various stages of human life, from birth to death.

03/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Higher Learning

Classes to Help You Unleash Your Creative Side

Maybe you're a poet (or an artist, or a salsa dancer) and you didn't know it.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Now Screening

Top Movies to See at the Iranian Film Festival

Don't miss award-winning films at MFAH's annual celebration.

01/20/2017 By Amber Tong

Jan 6–8

Houston's Top Events This Weekend Bring a Bunch of Award-Winners to Town

From Cirque aerialists at the Houston Symphony to musically-inclined Mormons at the Hobby Center, jump start January at one of these five must-see happenings.

01/04/2017 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