Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Rebel with a cause

These Artists Survived Turmoil Abroad. Now They Have an Art Exhibition.

Eleven Houston refugees or immigrants will exhibit their work at the third annual YMCA International "Triumph of the Human Spirit" show.

09/26/2018 By Susie Tommaney

Ice House

When Refugees in Houston Need a Ride, Free Wheels Is Here to Help

This organization gives bikes to Newstonians who need a way to get around.

01/30/2018 By Heather Saucier

Tour Time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 6–8

Two weird tours, two musical diversions, one (of many) art fairs.

10/05/2017 By Morgan Kinney

News

Far from the Turmoil of Home, Six Houston Artists Pursue Their Creative Dreams

These refugees and immigrants explore their deepest emotions through their art.

04/17/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Preview

Refugee Artist Debuts New Collection at O’Kane Gallery

Fans of Picasso and Dalí will love Ammar Alobaidi's paintings.

02/08/2017 By Amber Tong

Essay

I Am a Refugee

In the streets of downtown Houston this weekend, as we chose humanity over fear, I felt at home.

01/30/2017 By Judy Le

Politics

In Photos: Houston Protestors Turn Out Against President Trump's Travel Ban

Thousands of Houstonians gathered at Bush Intercontinental Airport and Discovery Green over the weekend to make their voices heard.

01/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Save the Date

5 Refugees Showcase Their Artwork This Friday

Triumph of the Human Spirit paints an inspiring picture of displaced artists.

10/06/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Homeland

How Houston Became the Country’s Most Welcoming City for Refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has shed light on Houston's open door policy.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shop for Good

Texas Refugees Create a New Line for IKEA

The HÅLLNING line is handmade and exclusive to Texas.

06/18/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Charity

The Dieudonne Family: How to Help

With your help, the Dieudonne family achieved their dream of going to Galveston. Find out how you can help them and other refugee families.

07/09/2014 By Scott Vogel

City & Region

The Struggle This Time

Houston, which has become the country’s number one refugee resettlement city, presents a new survival challenge for recent refugees.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley Photography by Brian Goldman