Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

The Menil Drawing Institute Will Open In November With a Landmark Exhibit

Plus, five more exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Ice House

What's That Dino Doing On the Side of the Road?

The story of how lawn paraphernalia purveyor Frazier’s Ornamental & Architectural Concrete in Hempstead came to be.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

No siree todd

Cressandra Thibodeaux Wants You to Think Outside Her Box

The Houston-based artist inserts her audience into the reproductive rights debate.

08/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

No Games Here

B. Anele Engineers a Collision of Color and Counterculture

The transdisciplinary artist skewers traditional symbols and images in a new Houston Center for Contemporary Craft exhibition.

08/10/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Good God

Why You Should Give Houston's Tackiest Art Experience A Chance

You have until Labor Day to experience Houston's take on the Sistine Chapel.

08/08/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Water color

This Artist Created Beautiful Images From Photographs Destroyed by Harvey

When life gives you floods, make art on display starting August 4 at Vaughan Mason Fine Art.

08/02/2018 By Anna Lassmann

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Chasing Anatomy and Inspiration at the Houston Center for Photography

The 36th Juried Exhibition recognizes outstanding photographers from all backgrounds and subject matter.

07/27/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Ice House

How a Post-Harvey Viral Wedding Photo Inspired an Artist Across the Country

Sarah Miller wanted to do something nice for Chris and Shelley Holland after Hurricane Harvey derailed their wedding. So, she put her skills to use.

07/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Trojan Goat

At Archway Gallery, a Decade of Recognizing Local Talent

Archway's 10th Annual Juried Exhibition sifts through hundreds of submissions to shine the light on unrecognized local artists.

07/10/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Good to the Bone

The Organic Beauty of Joris Laarman

The Dutch designer offers an elegant array of algorithmically-perfected objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

07/09/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wall to 'Gram

11 Pieces of Houston Street Art Just Begging to Be Photographed

Some oldies, some newbies, but all goodies assembled here for your summer Insta pleasure.

06/26/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

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