Retail

Rice Village Is Getting an Artful, Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover (Again)

Goodbye, pink brick; hello, stylish storefronts.

05/10/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Art News

After a Successful First Year, Downtown District Extends 'Art Blocks' at Main Street Square

Popular public art works, like Trumpet Flower, will remain on view through December 2017.

04/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Underground Houston

You Can Now Explore the Long-Buried Cistern Beneath Buffalo Bayou Park

The former water reservoir is opening for the public to experience May 13.

05/12/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Public Art

What's Behind the Big Burp in Buffalo Bayou

Who fixes the Big Bubble when it breaks, and other important questions.

04/28/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Visual & Performance Art

Project Row Houses Wants to See Things Differently

Third Ward arts community Project Row weaves an artistic tapestry of social change in its latest Round 44 group exhibition.

03/25/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Public Art

"Art Blocks" Brings More Public Art to Downtown Houston

How is Houston prepping for next year's Super Bowl? With a public arts initiative, of course.

03/03/2016 By Leah Rose

Public Art

Thinking Inside The Box with BioCity

Expanded Environment's latest installation piece creates a place where all species are welcome.

01/26/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Visual Art

You Spin Me Right Round, Baby

Discovery Green's latest public art exhibition, Los Trompos, is a kaleidoscopic twirl of nostalgia.

11/16/2015 By Sara Samora

Public Art

Wingin' It

Engineering meets sculpture in a new public art piece commissioned by Houston Arts Alliance.

10/08/2015 By Katricia Lang

Art News

Putting Houstonians on a Pedestal

The Art Guys want to turn you or you or you into a bronze statue

08/27/2015 By Katricia Lang

Art Installation

In Dreams

In “Music for the World to See,” two local artists step into the abstract.

08/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art Installation

Think Outside the Building with Rice Public Art

Daniel Anguilu's new mural illuminates the Rice University campus.

07/23/2015 By Katherine Gunn

Tunnel Tour

Patrick Renner's Funnel Tunnel Lives on in NOLA

The Houston artist's colorful installation finds a new home in the Big Easy.

06/25/2015 By Nick Esquer

controversy

Convention Center Art Commission Still Alive (For Now)

Just one big misunderstanding?

11/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

special event

Three-Month Celebration Honors East End, Ship Channel Centennial

Transported + Renewed brings dozens of cultural events to the city's historic transportation hub.

08/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Art

Beautifying Houston

Jo Ann Fleischauer's installation at Art League Houston is inspired by brightly-plumed birds-of-paradise.

08/19/2014 By Adam Castañeda

fashion

Bead-Bombing Montrose Blvd.

The Art League Houston will soon be sporting 350,000 acrylic beads.

07/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Public Art

Like the New Sculptures on Heights Blvd? They're For Sale.

The eight sculptures currently gracing the Heights esplanade can be yours for $5,000 to $28,000.

04/08/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

Civic Treasures

Houston's Top 10 Public Sculptures

A completely objective guide to the city's best public art

08/01/2013

Slideshow

Blue Trees

Internationally-acclaimed conceptual artist Konstantin Dimopoulos creates his latest public art project, "Blue Trees"

03/22/2013