Openings

Getting to Know the Real van Gogh at the MFAH

The already popular van Gogh exhibition avoids the iconic works to paint a more complex picture of the artist.

03/14/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Yee-haw

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 8–10

It's van Gogh time at the MFAH. Plus: Corgi racing is back!

03/07/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Visual Art

At the MFAH, a Breathtaking van Gogh Retrospective

More than 50 pieces from the prolific—and troubled—artist will be on display this month.

02/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Barc Barc

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 22–24

Prepare for the Academy Awards—or don't. We give you options.

02/21/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Charity

An Intimate Dinner Party Funds Additional Rienzi Artifacts

Rienzi Society members donated more than $214,000 at Tuesday's annual dinner.

02/15/2019 By Abby Ledoux

show stopper

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 11–13

Reunions, rainbows, and rescheduled events await.

01/10/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Hawk Eye

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 23–25

A few ideas to escape from the fam this holiday weekend.

11/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Crown Jewels

You Can Shop Like a Royal at the MFAH

From casual Kensington Palace fan to die-hard Anglophile, these monarchy-adjacent gifts offer something for everyone.

11/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Openings

At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation

With the opening of the Blaffer Foundation Center, the museum is one step closer to completion of a $450 million campus redevelopment.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

mix 'n' match

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 19–21

Planes, boats, and Patton Oswalt await.

10/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Visual Art

Royal Family Enthusiasts Will Love This MFAH Exhibit

“Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol" shows off the men and women who’ve heavily influenced world events since the early 1500s.

09/21/2018 By Chris Gray

Rest in Pieces

So Long to Those Colorful MFAH Admission Stickers

....and hello to their replacement.

08/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

LGBTQ

You Won't See Love, Simon at QFest 2018

The five-day LGBTQ film festival will show how vast and particular the queer experience really is.

07/25/2018 By Shafaq Patel

paw-some times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 20–22

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Silver Anniversary

Project Row Houses Trains Its Lens on the Third Ward

A special MFAH film series celebrates PRH's 25th anniversary with screenings that include a local artist's short.

07/12/2018 By Shafaq Patel

Good to the Bone

The Organic Beauty of Joris Laarman

The Dutch designer offers an elegant array of algorithmically-perfected objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

07/09/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Art News

The Cistern Welcomes an Art Installation That's a Force of Nature

Seek shelter underneath Buffalo Bayou Park when Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern opens December 10.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

On The Town

Heaven Sent: Documenting Texas's Fast-Dying Dance Halls

The Houston Cinema Arts festival showcases a filmmaker who’s aiming to preserve Texas’s history, one dance hall at a time.

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis