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

All That Jazz

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The Roaring Twenties goes on display in all its decadent glory in MFAH's Deco Nights.

12/08/2015 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

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

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

52 Road Trips

6 Artsy Road Trips

Love art? An embarrassment of cultural riches lies just a tank of gas away.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

The Return of the Mounds!

New exhibition is first to examine Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's drawings

04/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Sweet Charity

Kill Two Birds with One Stone IPA at Boheme

Support the Asia Society Texas Center and sample chef Rishi Singh's food at an upcoming happy hour.

04/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Oddity

Toilet Paper Art and Soap Sculptures at the Texas Prison Museum

Finding beauty amidst the confiscated shivs at one of the state's weirdest museums.

04/17/2014 By Alice Alsup

Visual Art

Menil Launches First-Ever Advertising Campaign

The traditionally low-profile museum partners with local marketing firm ttweak to promote its new Magritte exhibition.

02/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

Architecture

Menil Collection Unveils Drawing Institute Design

Latest addition to Menil campus to be designed by Los Angeles architecture firm Johnston Marklee

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy