Slideshow

Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards

Mayor Annise Parker invited Houstonians to eat, sing, and dance in celebration of Houston’s rich Hispanic heritage.

10/13/2014

visual art

MFAH's New Curator of Islamic Art Vows to Expand Small Collection

Aimée Froom was previously a curator at the Brooklyn Museum and an independent art historian in Paris.

10/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

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

film

Truffaut Retrospective Revisits Work of a Modern Master

The Museum of Fine Arts's 13-film festival devoted to the great French new wave director begins with The 400 Blows.

09/01/2014 By Joe Leydon

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 29–Sept 1 (Labor Day Edition!)

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

08/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 22–24

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

08/20/2014 By Michael Hardy

Q & A

13 Impertinent Questions for an English Lord

The Seventh Marquess of Cholmondeley discusses the new MFAH exhibition devoted to his country house.

06/26/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 20–22

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

06/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

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

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Jazz on Film

At MFAH, a Film Festival Shows Jazz and Movies Go Hand in Hand

MFAH’s Jazz in Film series enters its second year with 16 films spanning three weekends.

06/02/2014 By Justin Mitchell

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

In-Town Travel

Take a Staycation: How to Spend 48 Hours in the Museum District

Ditch the car, grab your clubs, and come hungry

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Interview

What’s It Like to Be a Museum Guard at the MFAH?

No, they don’t carry guns. No, you can’t touch the paintings.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

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

Visual Art

Penetrating the "Houston Penetrable"

The monumental final work of late Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto will hang through the summer at the MFAH.

05/13/2014 Photography by Alice Alsup

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 4–6

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

04/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Tipple Tales

Rienzi "Gin Craze" Dinner Spotlights Historic Spirit

The MFAH hosts a four-course dinner exploring the historic roots of a resurgent spirit.

03/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Camps

Best Summer Camps: Day Camps

You don’t have to run for the hills to find a great camp experience. Here are some day camps for science, musical, theater, and more, right here in town.

03/03/2014 By Sarah Gish

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 28–March 2

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

02/26/2014 By Michael Hardy