Category: Museums

Houston on the cheap: Visit city’s magnificent museums for free with this handy guide!

Houston is widely regarded for its diverse array of incredible museums, and thankfully for Houstonians, many of them are either always free to the public or feature times when admission is free of charge. We’ve assembled a list of some of the best museums in the city that you can enjoy visiting without spending a dime. [...]

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Museum of Fine Arts unveils $450 expansion project!

When the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston‘s $450 million master plan expansion is completed in 2019, the city as well as the museum will be poised for an enviable uptick in national and international cachet. The plan, which will be officially unveiled at a museum luncheon today, reimagines the 14-acre campus as a cultural drawing card complete with several [...]

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Five Don’t Miss Events Around Houston This Weekend!

Artsy experience abound this week as the city’s premiere classical ensemble welcomes its next baton leader. On tap this week are three historic concerts, a strong exhibition, photography that mirrors the American spirit, a parade on water and a performance that features a Canadian ensemble with a penchant for the sackbut. Houston Symphony welcomes music [...]

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Holocaust Museum Opening in Houston.

Holocaust Museum Houston opening reception: Life: Survivor Portraits  In Hebrew, 18 is “chai,” meaning life. Holocaust Museum Houston’s exhibition Life: Survivor Portraitsserves as an exploration and a celebration of the lives that Houston-area survivors of the Holocaust have created for themselves. During the museum’s 18th anniversary year, this new series by local artist Kelly Lee Webeck will include [...]

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5 Best Summer Museum Experiences!

Summer travel season is in full swing, but there’s no need to hit the road for a long trip. Houston offers a world of fun — and educational — activities at some of the best museums in the nation. Here are five sure-fire choices that are just around the corner: 1. The Children’s Museum of Houston Exhibit: Summer [...]

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Kinetic Sculpture Unveiled at Museum of Fine Arts!

Jesus Rafael Soto’s kinetic sculpture unveiled at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston From some angles, it looks like an alien airship is glowing, suspended in a galaxy of clear tentacles. From other vantage points, the kinetic artwork appears to be a relatively shallow curtain. Approach – or better yet, step into - Jesús Rafael Soto‘s “Houston [...]

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Love Art? Explore Houston’s Montrose Neighborhood

When you think of the Texas art scene, you might be thinking Austin or Denton. But you’d be surprised to know that Houston is actually a top contender as well – the Montrose district is one of the most vibrant in the state. For patrons of the arts, the neighborhood’s eclectic Bohemian style’s a great draw. [...]

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Halloween is here! (Almost)

Years ago, there was only one way to celebrate Halloween in Houston: Fright Fest at Astroworld. Well, those days are long gone. But you still have plenty of options if you’d like to get more than one wear out of your homemade costume: Scream on the Green Discovery Green steps up yet again to provide [...]

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Living is good at The Fairmont

What happens when you take a little bit of Paris and a pinch of Abu Dhabi and mix it with a whole lot of Montrose? You get Fairmont Museum District, of course.

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Y’all Come Back Now

For today’s post, I would like to give a little shout out to Elle Decor. They recently made a stop in Houston in order to complete an 8-page article about our city and its many hidden treasures. I have to say, they did us right, y’all! (You can read the entire article here.) For those [...]

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