In Rainbows

Crêpe Paper Meets Carpet at This Piñata-inspired Exhibition

We Make Carpets—the Dutch art collective whose works employ cocktail umbrellas, coffee stirrers, and pasta—brings its love of everyday objects to Rice's Moody Center.

06/19/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Inside time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 15–17

Because it gon' rain, and we all need inside things to do.

06/14/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Tick Tock

The Menil Collection Will Reopen the First Day of Fall

Houston's beloved free museum will complete its seven-month restoration just in time for the autumnal equinox.

06/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

mad (wo)men

Kelly O'Connor Upends Nostalgia for Uncanniness

Things aren't quite what they seem at this David Shelton Gallery exhibition, on through June 23.

06/05/2018 By Sarah Kennedy

big deal

The Big Show is Back and Needs Your Artwork

The 2018 edition of Lawndale Art Center's egalitarian exhibition is now accepting submissions.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

BBQ SZN

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 25–27

Other than head to the beach, of course.

05/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sticks and Stones

Watch This Thing Called Life Come Together Live at the MFAH

A livestream shows professional rock climbers assembling what is sure to be the museum's blockbuster summer attraction.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Stunner

Say Hello to the New Glassell School of Art

We take a look at the hulking new MFAH facility set to open along Montrose Boulevard.

05/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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

Nothing But Net

Ecology Meets Color at Clarke & Associates

Self-taught Felipe Lopez and noted collector Lester Marks converge in the Heights for a well-rounded showcase.

05/10/2018 By Sarah Kennedy

smelly time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 27–29

Love triangles, wine festivals, and a very stinky flower.

04/26/2018 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

Party Over Here

Houston-Made Rich Kids Revamps a Familiar Story

A cast of primarily Latinx Houstonians gives a new face to the traditional "teens throw a party" film genre.

04/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

The Wanderer

Cristóbal Toral Arrives In Houston Right When We Needed Him

The Spanish artist has been tackling our immigration issues for half a century.

04/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

painted history

You Can Now Grab A Painting of the 2017 Houston Astros

An MLB-sanctioned artist renders our World Series champions as fine art (with the results available for a fine-art price).

03/29/2018 By Josh Davis

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

Taco Town

The Beauty and Art of Houston's Taco Trucks

The tacos aren't the only masterpieces.

03/28/2018 By Marco Torres

Batik

Meet This Spring's Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist

We're dye-ing to know you, Lisa Teller Kattenbraker (that's batik humor).

03/21/2018 By Holly Beretto

Old Masters

Yes, Michelangelo Touched That, and That, and That...

Michelangelo and the Vatican, the latest MFAH exhibition, offers a breathtaking glimpse into the backstory of legendary Renaissance artworks.

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney