News

Very Artsy News: Kanye at the Menil, Murals and more

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/09/2021 By Amarie Gipson

News

Very Artsy News: Station Museum, Artist Residencies and More

A weekly brief on what’s trending in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

10/11/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Day of the dead

Discovery Green Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Massive Art Installation

The mural, is complete with 10 7 feet-tall skulls in honor of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

10/04/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Never forget

A New Donkeeboy Mural in Downtown Houston Honors 9/11 and First Responders

Located at the corner of Caroline and Walker.

09/14/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Pedal to the metal

Go for a Bike Ride with Donkeeboy and Donkeemom

The mother-son duo will celebrate their latest mural, “Bike Through H-Town” on July 14.

07/06/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Hidden Figures

Looking Deeper at the Massive New Juneteenth Mural in Galveston

Who and what will you find in Reginald Adams's "Absolute Equality"?

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Freedom On The Strand

How Galveston Is Honoring Its Role as the Birthplace of Juneteenth

The Juneteenth Legacy Project pays homage to June 19, 1865, with the new "Absolute Equality" mural.

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Paint Job

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Houston’s Mass Street-Art Installation

More than 20 new murals brought a fresh coat of paint to Bayou City walls as part of last month's Big Walls Big Dreams Mural Festival.

06/15/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Very Houston News 

The Space City Weather App Is Finally Here. Now Go Do an Anti-Rain Dance

Will we ever see the sun again? Plus news about the “Be Someone” bridge and George Lopez. 

06/04/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Start of Summer

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, May 28–30

We've got a hip-hop mega concert, the Rodgers & Hammerstein songbook, and a giant, crocheted bridge.

05/28/2021 Photography by Emma Schkloven

Positive Apparel

4 Things to Know about H-Town Artist Donkeeboy's Collab with Life Is Good

And the T-shirt they designed is sure to make you smile.

03/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Mile-High Messages

Have You Seen These Two Humongous Murals in Houston Lately?

The massive new murals tell stories of the fight against food insecurity and the Bayou City's migratory birds.

03/23/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Creativity in the Bayou City

Feel the Waves of Janavi Folmsbee's Rail to the Sea

The watercolor-like Washington Arts District mural sits right next to an active rail line headed toward the Port of Houston.

02/11/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Creativity in the Bayou City

If You're Ever in City Hall, Look Up

The lobby's vaulted ceiling features a New Deal-era idealized depiction of Houston.

02/09/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Creativity in the Bayou City

Check out this #HoustonStrong Mural in Midtown

"Curtain Mural Houston" was painted in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

02/09/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Selena: The Mural

See EaDo's New Selena Mural from Artist Donkeemom

The mural, which will be up through December 13, was painted in connection with the new Netflix series about the Queen of Tejano Music.

12/09/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Say His Name

New George Floyd Mural Encourages People to Vote

The colorful mural, which is located in the Third Ward, was commissioned by Floyd’s family in commemoration of his 47th birthday on October 14

10/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

#JusticeforVanessaGuillén

Houston Artists Paint the City to Honor Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

The Bayou City street art community is remembering “Houston’s Daughter” with a series of murals honoring 20 years beautifully and boldly lived.

09/30/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Windows to a New World

Downtown's WindowWorks Is a Win for Bayou City Public Art

Houston’s Downtown District and UP Art Studio partnered with 18 Texas artists to create a visual paradise on Main Street.

09/22/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Kindness, love, and positivity

‘Hands of Heroes’ Is Uniting and Honoring Houstonians at Discovery Green

Local artist Anat Ronen gave us an inside look behind what went into her newest installation dedicated to essential workers and the BLM Movement.

07/17/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller