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  • Glassell School Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    May 16, 2018
    On May 20, join the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from noon to 4 p.m. for its Celebrating Community: Opening Day event. The celebration marks the completion of the Glassell School of Art, Brown Foundation Inc. Plaza and BBVA Compass Roof Garden, part of the museum’s $450 million renovation project. The inaugural event includes entertainment for all ages including art-making activities, wearable flower brooches, a story booth, a storybook picnic, lemonade stand, a performance by the Texas...
  • Czech Center Museum of Houston Credit: Czech Center Museum of Houston
    April 24, 2018
    Join the Czech Center Museum Houston for its exhibit Eugene Cernan " A Czech on the Moon " starting on Apr. 27 and running through Aug. 18, 2018. Space enthusiasts will know Cernan as commander of the 1972 Apollo 17 mission in and the last person who has walked the moon. Cernan’s mother was of Czech ancestry and as such, the CCMH is delighted to tell his compelling and deeply personal experience as an astronaut. The film received the Texas Independent Film Award from Houston...
  • Biscuit Paint Wall Credit: Sharon Yeou
    April 13, 2018
    With so many ways to enjoy Houston, it can be difficult to figure out how to make the most of your time in the city. Today, we're sharing how Sharon from Los Angeles spent her time seeing some of Houston's best. Who is Sharon? She's a total foodie, loves travel, has a penchant for taking Instragam-worthy photos. Also, she was the winner of our L.A to H-Town sweepstakes (sidenote: her response to our congratulatory e-mail was "ARE YOU SERIOUS???"). FIRST THINGS FIRST We...
  • April 2, 2018
    Spring is in the air in Bayou City and that means it’s time for some of the city’s biggest seasonal festivals. These fun events celebrating children, art cars, food and more are wonderful opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the warm spring months. So gather your friends or family and head out to one of these exciting Houston festivals. Houston Children's Festival: April 7-8 Kick off April spending time with the little ones in your life at the Houston...
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Credit: Neil Greentree
    March 2, 2018
    When people think of diversity in Houston, the first thing that comes to mind is its expansive food scene. And while the Bayou City offers the best international tastes, the museums bring culture from around the world for art-lovers to enjoy without leaving the city limits. This spring, many institutions are highlighting India and giving Houstonians a reason to get their Bollywood on! The arts scene is bursting at the seams with exhibits showcasing the rich culture and history of India and...
  • January 17, 2018
    There is something about music that connects, inspires and moves people. Something that can't be defined. At least it couldn’t be, until now. It’s BIORHYTHM. From the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science ("The Health Museum") comes BIORHYTHM: Music and the Body, a traveling exhibition that explores the connection of rhythm and the body. But what is it? Well, several sources define biorhythm as an innately determined “rhythmic...
  • Day for Night Credit: Julian Bajsel
    November 27, 2017
    Solange, St. Vincent, Thom Yorke and Pretty Lights all in Houston for one weekend? You’re not dreaming. This amazing lineup is just one perk to attending the Day for Night festival. The festival takes place Dec. 15 – 17 at Post HTX. Along with concerts, the festival will feature 18 art installations (think LED displays that will blow your mind) and performances by internationally renowned visual artists. The festival aptly describes itself as, “a visually immersive art and...
  • Houston Grand Opera Credit: Houston First
    October 16, 2017
    Over a month after Hurricane Harvey swept across southeast Texas, many of Houston’s premier performing arts venues like Jones Hall, the Alley and Wortham Theaters are still out of commission. Just as they were entering the height of their season, members of the Houston Grand Opera found themselves forced to relocate, undone by 14 feet of floodwater throughout their beautiful facility. Fortunately, in true fashion of the theater, they decided that the show must go on and chose to forge...
  • Day For Night Music Festival Credit: Thom Yorke (Roberto Panucci - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images), Annie Clark (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images), Trent Reznor (Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
    September 21, 2017
    The team behind Free Press Summer Festival, Houston's annual two-day music fest, present an epic (yes, epic!) art, music, and speaker line-up December 15-17 at Post HTX. Although billed as a music festival, this all-star art and music event is unlike any other in the world. Nearly 100 artists, musicians, and presenters will share their talents alongside dozens of art installations throughout the 1.5 million square foot campus. The festival employs a variety of mediums such as light,...
  • April 28, 2017
    If you wake up to the pitter-patter sound of rain, you may think “there’s nothing to do today.” Although Houston has many excellent outdoor attractions, there are just as exciting opportunities to escape the rain and have fun doing it. Museum-hopping When the weather is wet, it’s a great opportunity to see many of the museums in Houston! The Houston Museum District includes great options like the Children’s Museum, Museum of Fine Art, Museum of Natural Science,...
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