Arts & Culture
Houston is now home to seven cultural districts and has the largest number of cultural districts in one city. The city hosts 21,000 concerts, plays, exhibitions, and other arts programs annually, giving visitors access to a wide variety of cultural programs.
On any given night, it's a safe bet that there's a show somewhere in Houston's Theater District. The 17-block area is home to Houston's resident performance companies including the symphony, opera, drama, and ballet. Tucked between the bustling Midtown and Medical Center areas, rests Houston's leafy, park-like Museum District. Nineteen world-class institutions, including the Menil Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Houston Museum of Natural Science are clustered in this area, drawing a reported seven million visitors to the district each year.
And in nearly every neighborhood in between, visitors will find public art, theater companies, performances, and a vibrant creative community waiting to welcome you.