Thanks to the Houston Museum District, the city has become an internationally-recognized arts center. The charming district, served by the convenient METRORail system, includes outstanding institutions surrounded by glorious oaks.… read more
Spend your day exploring Houston's museums, while saving big with a well-edited list of the city's most-loved free things to do. Fortunately, for locals and visitors alike, more than a dozen of Houston's most memorable museums won't break the bank--in fact they won't even cost a dime.… read more
In August 1836, just a few months after General Sam Houston won Texas' independence from Mexico at the Battle of San Jacinto, two brothers set out to create "a great center of government and commerce" on the banks of Buffalo Bayou. Today the city of Houston is a vast metropolis, rich with culture and dotted with important elements of its storied history.… read more
Regardless of what your interests are, Houston has attractions just right for you. From Space Center Houston (home to NASA's Mission Control) to the largest Fine Arts Museum in the Southwest, the options are many. And with Houston CityPASS you can see it all at a great discount. Follow this link for more Attraction Coupons and Deals. It's time to explore!… read more
Like many major cities, Houston is defined by its neighborhoods. You can cross a street and walk into entirely different surroundings. Only by exploring Houston's diverse neighborhoods can you truly know this remarkable city.… read more
How do you tell the story of a city? On the fifth anniversary of the successful My Houston campaign that showcased our city's celebrity sons and daughters, the GHCVB decided to tell the story a different way. We know that people who come to Houston want to experience our cuisine and the arts above everything else. Who better to convey the dynamic diversity of these scenes than the people who are pushing them forward each day?
Meet the Artists. In a city rife with vibrant museums and galleries, these are the creatives keeping Houston's art ecosystem churning.