On The Town

At the Menil Collection, the Beat Goes On

Seldom-seen counterculture art takes the overdue spotlight in Holy Barbarians.

10/24/2016 By Steve Jansen

Never Forget

Powerful Exhibit Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life Gives an Eyewitness Account of the Holocaust

Anne Frank wasn't the only Jewish woman who kept a diary.

10/20/2016 With Megan Bartlett

Art Exhibit

Degas: A New Vision Opens at MFAH

Curator Gary Tinterow shares the scoop on the largest retrospective of the impressionist artist.

10/19/2016 With Olivia Flores Alvarez

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Diversions

Including the best DJ night, best museum exhibition and the best spot for air-conditioned bouncing.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Summer Series

Explore These (Free!) Museums This Weekend

You won't break the bank at these entertaining exhibits.

07/08/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Summer Series

Yes, Houston is Home to the National Museum of Funeral History

...And yes, you should see these 5 exhibits.

06/30/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Cabinet of Curiosities

You Now Have Permission to Snoop Through This Museum

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is bringing a whole new meaning to a treasure-hunting trip.

06/20/2016 By Steve Jansen

Wild West

10 Things You Must See, Do and Eat Near Big Bend National Park

If you have a week, you can explore the best West Texas has to offer.

06/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Review

Modernizing the Museum Dining Experience at Bistro Menil and the MFA Cafe

But can the art on the plate can live up to what’s on the walls?

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Museum News

Met Vet Rebecca Rabinow Aims to Move the Menil Into the 21st Century

After 25 years in NYC, the world-class curator returns to her favorite museum in the country.

05/27/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Bucket List Art

11 Masterpieces You Can (and Should) See Before You Die

Plus: two you can't.

05/27/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Don't Eat the Pictures

The Bullock Texas State History Museum Puts Food on Display in Austin

"Our Global Kitchen" exhibit is thought-provoking and mouthwatering.

05/06/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Remember the Alamo Here in Houston

This week marks the 180th anniversary of the conflict that created Texas, commemorated at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site.

04/18/2016 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Photography

The Staitis: The Family Behind the Texas Oil Boom

The Heritage Society's new exhibit, Profile of a Houston Oil Family, features photos of a forgotten oil pioneer.

04/14/2016 By Max Jefferson

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

Mars Volta

Imagining Life On Mars

In The Interview: Red, Red Planet, at CAMH, artist MPA imagines a not-so-distant colonization of our outer space neighbor.

02/26/2016 By Nick Esquer

spain colored orange

Beautiful Barcelona, a City Like No Other

There aren't many cities in the world that rival the buildings of Barcelona.

01/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Culture

Culture Club: The New Museum District

Where is Houston's new museum district? All over the city.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Visual Art

Sights and Sounds

Mixed-media artist Jennie C. Jones creates collages through music, paintings and sculptures at CAMH.

12/17/2015 By Jenn Nguyen