Stronger Together

Downtown Window Display Will Encourage Houstonians to Stick Together

The new mural is being made entirely of sticky notes, and the organizers are looking for thousands of names to fill the brightly colored memo sheets.

06/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Sponsored Content

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