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Eight New Sculptures in Wide Open Space: Yet Another Reason to Visit the Houston Heights

There’s a lot to attract area residents and visitors to the Heights Boulevard esplanade: old-growth native trees, architectural gardens and pavilions, one of the most popular walking/jogging trails in the city and now, eight fantastic new sculptures.

05/04/2020 By Katy Bomar

H-Town Inspo

5 Ways Houston Neighborhoods Are Vastly Improving Our Mood Right Now

Chalk art, bear hunts, and words of encouragement beam in Houston.

04/02/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Gotta Catch 'Em All

Check Out Spring Branch's Cool New Public Art

"Art on Long Point" brings eye-catching sculptures to the area.

02/13/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

dracarys

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 10–12

Featuring a timely visit from none other than the Mother of Dragons.

05/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Holiday Loop

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 7–9

...if the weather holds up, at least.

12/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Shadow Play

You Have Less than a Week to Catch moonGARDEN

Discovery Green's light-based public art installation is already drawing crowds—and marriage proposals.

10/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Rest in Pieces

So Long to Those Colorful MFAH Admission Stickers

....and hello to their replacement.

08/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pretty Big

Sing Us a Song, You're the Piano Man

This temporary Theater District art installation has the range.

08/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ignite the light

How Did Someone Light Up the 'Be Someone' Graffiti?

Meet the duo who briefly turned the Houston landmark in a shimmering kaleidoscope of colors and light.

08/20/2018 By Julia Davila

ring ring

Pay Phones Are About to Make a Third Ward Comeback

The so-called TréPhonos hack the outmoded technology to reflect the music, history, and ambiance of the Third Ward community.

08/17/2018 By Brittanie Shey

The More the Merrier

Downtown's Public Art Glut is No Accident

The ongoing Arts Block initiative means it's harder than ever to walk a block without something to look at or Instagram.

08/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Another Brick

You're Not Crazy: Lego Humans Have Arrived in Houston

Nathan Sawaya's unusual body of art takes over the benches of downtown.

07/24/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Houston Love

Celebrating National Immigration Month Has Never Been More Important

Diversity makes our city the best.

06/18/2018 By Shafaq Patel

RGB

A New Carlos Cruz-Diez Projection Lights Up the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

Beloved Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez takes Spatial Chromointerference underground.

05/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

IAH Art

This Airport Painting Shows the World Who Houston Is

The painting, part of a public art exhibition titled Always Strong, is now on display in Terminal A.

05/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

public art

Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term 'Open House'

The artistic duo will begin construction on a "perforated house" as the newest installment of the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

04/19/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Get Out

An Interactive Alice In Wonderland Sculpture Arrives at Evelyn's Park

Bring a picnic and join Alice's tea party.

04/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney

poems!

'Poet-Trees' Take Root for National Poetry Month

Writers in the Schools creates tree-based public art for to provide a unique look at Houston's soul.

03/30/2018 By Holly Beretto

Great Leap Forward

This Will Be Houston's Largest Mural

C. Finley's Sky Dance is the newest installment in the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

03/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney