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

Visual Art

Art on the Avenue Shows Off Houston's Talent

Houston’s largest silent art auction raised $250,000.

12/06/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Visual Art

This New Book Chronicles Texas’s Rich Legacy of Outsider Art

Outsider Art in Texas highlights the work of 11 Lone Star artists who both struggled against and were inspired by a deep sense of isolation, whether self- or state-imposed.

11/26/2018 By Chris Gray

Ice House

These Houston Greeting Cards Will Tell Your Love Story For You

Houston-based business Tellinga connects local artists with consumers, offering personalized, narrative-based pieces of art.

11/26/2018 By Drew Jones

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At Rice, Houston's Wild Weather Made Manifest

Composer George Lewis builds upon the Turrell Skyspace to create a compelling, meditative experience of our chaotic environment.

11/02/2018 By Hannah Che

Openings

Behind the Scenes at the Menil Drawing Institute

The Menil's first major addition in two decades creates a new center of gravity for the entire campus.

11/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Halloween hangover

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 2–4

How often does a new museum open in Houston?

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Openings

At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation

With the opening of the Blaffer Foundation Center, the museum is one step closer to completion of a $450 million campus redevelopment.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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Retablos Take Over MECA for a Special Exhibition

Community artists take a stab at the traditional Mexican devotional artwork.

10/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

hangar-over

5 Things You Must Do this Weekend, Oct. 12–14

We have pops, planes, and weird lamps!

10/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney

And the Crowds Go Wild

New Orleans–Based Pop Artist Ashley Longshore Storms into Houston

The sassy, outspoken artist/entrepreneur put on quite a show.

10/05/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Gettin' Crafty

Signs, Screws, and Scraps: This Is CraftTexas 2018

The biennial juried exhibition returns to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

10/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

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

Oktober surprise

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 28–30

Festival season has arrived.

09/27/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Demons

The World According to Matthew Ritchie

An ambitious multi-sensory, multimedia experience at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts tackles the history of, well, everything.

09/27/2018 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

guess who's back

Welcome Home to the New Menil Collection

Better than ever, the beloved museum finally reopens.

09/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Welcome

The Menil Drawing Institute Has a New Chief Curator

Edouard Kopp will preside over the Menil's new facility starting January 2019.

09/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Fringe Is In

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 7–9

Fringe Fest, Patsy Cline, and—most of all—bats.

09/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

All together now

5 Must-See Art Openings, All Under One Roof

Il Italiano, the Ritualist, and Cheech’s Pick open at 4411 Montrose galleries this Friday.

09/03/2018 By Susie Tommaney