Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 6-8

Julien Temple's films at the MFAH, the Asia Society's annual festival, Beyonce at NRG, the Houston Ballet at the Miller Outdoor Theatre (for free!), and the Star Wars Festival you've been waiting for.

05/05/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Film

The Latin Wave Film Festival Presents Oscar-Nominated Movies at the MFAH

The annual event will showcase new Latin American films Desde Alla, Boy and the World and Ixcanul.

04/27/2016 By Sara Samora

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 22-24

Fort Bend Theatre plays The Jungle Book Kids, hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston Ballet Academy presents spring showcase, San Jacinto Day Festival and Francofonia at MFAH.

04/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Museum

MFAH’s High Society Showcases Work by Forgotten Painter Franz X. Winterhalter

An underappreciated German portrait artist finally sees his spotlight.

04/11/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Bayou City

More People Coming to Houston, More Questions on How They'll All Fit

Rice Design Alliance hosts a discussion on the state of Houston's highways, byways and bayous with Projective Infrastructures.

02/08/2016 By Leah Lucio

Vroom Vroom

Deco Design Goes Full Throttle at the MFAH

Jazz Age aficionados are in for a treat with a pair of ‘30s-themed events at the museum.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 15–17

Blue Man Group plays Jones Hall, DiverseWorks debuts What Shall We Do Next?, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ride into town, Chevron Houston races through the city.

01/13/2016 By Nick Esquer

Museums

The MFAH Unveils a New Gift Shop and European-Inspired Café

Form and function combine at the recently renovated gift shop and MFAH Café.

11/13/2015 By Sara Samora

Art

Going Dutch

MFAH features the first monographic collection of artist Joachim Wtewael’s works

10/22/2015 By Andrea Siso

Arts Lecture

Modern (Art) Woman

Art curator Miki Garcia talks about contemporary art in the modern world at MFAH.

10/16/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Photography

Roman Vishniac’s World Comes to Light at the MFAH

The fine arts museum showcases a lesser-known side of the famous Holocaust photographer.

09/29/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Visual Arts

Improvisational Ideas, illuminated Intersections and a very Rothko retrospective

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: MFAH

A plan that Ferris Bueller himself would approve of (if he were of drinking age).

08/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dance

Shadow Play

A one-night-only dance homage to the renowned Shadow Monsters exhibit

08/25/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21-23

The Third Man Screening at MFAH, FrenetiCore's Integration, kids activities at The Health Museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac and a pop-up poetry slam at OKRA

08/19/2015 By Nick Esquer

Q&A

The Art of Shopping, MFAH-Style

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's new retail GM Chris Goins talks about putting an emphasis on design and giving visitors a satisfying shopping experience.

07/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

QFest

The 19th Annual Houston QFest Kicks Off This Week

The yearly LGBTQ movie festival returns with an eclectic lineup.

07/21/2015 With Joe Leydon

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10-12

Lawndale's The Big Show, a student-led performing arts premiere, Interstellar at MFAH, a dollar concert at Houston Symphony and Habsburg Splendor Show & Tell

07/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Art Openings

A Many Splendor Thing

The MFAH brings on the opulence with selections from the Habsburg dynasty collection.

06/19/2015 By Trey Strange