visual art

Beatriz González Reveals the Politics and Painting of Colombia

The artist's first United States retrospective arrives at the MFAH with a pop of color.

10/29/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Spooky Szn

The To-Doux List: Oct. 25-27

This weekend brings lots of shopping, '70s-inspired Halloween, and an 18th-century masquerade party.

10/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Just Be Careful on Friday the 13th

The To-Doux List: September 13-15

This weekend brings street fashion, dad jokes, and drag divas.

09/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Visual Art

How the Menil Collection Preserves Its Artwork

Plus, six exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

I'll Have What She's Having

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

Elephant artists, Wild Moccasins, and film screenings await.

08/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

🎥

6 Non-Megaplex Film Screenings This August

From anime to Apollo to roller derby, there's a lot to see this month.

08/05/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Cool Stuff

Bayou Bend Is About to Get All Hipster This August

Axelrad and Decatur Bar & Pop Up's Rad on the Bend sounds pretty darn fun.

07/29/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Moonshot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 19–21

Dogs, moon landings, and more.

07/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Happy Fourth!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 5–7

You know, besides hot dogs and fireworks.

07/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Strike a Pose

At the MFAH, Meet the Icons of Style

A thrilling new exhibition walks visitors through a century of fashion photography—and reveals Houston's prominent role in that evolution.

06/24/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Memorial Day

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 24–27

Or: What to do other than go to the beach.

05/23/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Comrades

Che Guevara’s Year of Living Dangerously

MFAH’s Latin Wave Film Festival brings us the story of the freedom fighter’s time in hiding.

05/02/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Runway Report

HCC Fashion Students and Alumni Channel van Gogh in Dynamic Runway Show

The fifth-annual Fashion Fusion runway competition is a collaboration between the school and the MFAH.

04/30/2019 By Josh Davis

Weekend read

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 26–28

Support local shops for Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day, plus a bunch more ideas.

04/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

In Bloom

Bayou Bend Soirées Draw Celebrity Guests and Boost the Budget by More Than a Mil

Last Friday's fashion show and Sunday's garden party were a chic success—just ask Kate Upton.

04/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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