The Year in Review

12 Outstanding Houston Arts Events of 2019

A look back at the shows, performances, and creations that rocked our world this year.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Picture Perfect

Norman Rockwell: American Freedom Puts Americana on Display at MFAH

The exhibit of loaned pieces marks the museum's first major showing of Rockwell's works.

12/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

Happy in Houston

The Pursuit of Happiness: 60 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever

New decade, new you.

12/27/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

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