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Houston Women Shine at the 75th Tony Awards

Roshanda Jones-Koumba, theater director at G. W. Carver Magnet High School, received the 2022 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education. The Award is presented by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University to honor. Educators who impact the lives ...

Mbongeni Buthelezi: The South African artist turning plastic into portraits

While other artists might use watercolors or oil paints, Mbongeni Buthelezi uses waste plastics to create highly textured portraits at his studio in Booysens, Johannesburg.

HMAAC Announces Poet Laureate Emeritus – Deborah Mouton Artist Residency At The Power Center

The Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) is pleased to announce the May/June HMAAC artist residency of Deborah Mouton, the internationally known writ- er, educator, activist, performer, and the first Black Poet Laureate of Houston, Texas. The residency will ...

Alley Theatre Announces the Cast & Creative Team of Cult Classic Clue

The Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre announces the cast and creative team of its 76th season kick-off production – Clue, with screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin with additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price. Clue is based ...

Amoako Boafa: Soul of Black Folks

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is excited to announce Amoako Boafo: Soul of Black Folks, the debut museum solo exhibition for Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo (b. 1984), one of the most influential artistic voices of his generation. Working primarily in ...

Contemporary Art Museum Houston to feature work from HISD students and teachers

Celebrate the first year of Contemporary Art Museum Houston (CAMH)’s Teacher Advisory Group with a special pop-up exhibition that features work from both students and teachers.

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg explores the American judicial system through one of its sharpest legal minds, the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

City of Houston Announces New Art Installation at Central Library's Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza

The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) announced today the completion of a new commission of mosaic artworks located in the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza at the Jesse H. Jones Central Library.

Ann Johnson – The Sankofa Project Curated By Tierney Malone

Derived from the Ghanian word “Sankofa,” meaning “one must acknowledge the past to move forward,” The Sankofa Project is a multi-year curatorial project examining the historical events leading up to our current moment of social unrest and racial reckoning. Artwork ...

Ars Lyrica announces 2022-2023 Season, “Sounding Legacies”

The Grammy-nominated ensemble Ars Lyrica Houston proudly announces its 19th season, “Sounding Legacies.” This season offers spectacular music by beloved Baroque composers, including major works of Purcell, Rameau, Handel, Monteverdi, and Bach. Soloists include audience favorites alongside rising opera stars, ...

The Menil Collection Presents Samuel Fosso: African Spirits

The Menil Collection is pleased to present Samuel Fosso: African Spirits, an exhibition of the four- teen, large-scale gelatin silver prints from Samuel Fosso’s African Spirits series. The show—on view at the Menil from August 5, 2022 through January 15, ...

Bayou City Art Festival Returns to Downtown Celebrating 50 Years

Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc., will return to Downtown Houston on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022, to celebrate 50 years of providing unique art experiences and education in Houston, while supporting local organizations ...

Society for the Performing Arts Is Now the Performing Arts Houston

Continuing a 55-plus year history of presenting diverse live arts programming and arts education in Houston, SPA rebrands as Performing Arts Houston and announces its 22/23 Season of nationally and internationally renowned touring artists and performers. Applications are now open ...

Art League Houston Announces Top Honors for 2022 Annual Awards

For over three decades, Art League Houston (ALH) has honored the brightest lights in the arts in Texas. This year, ALH proudly announces the selection of Letitia Huckaby as the 2022 Texas Artist of the Year, Earlie Hudnall, Jr. as ...

The Obama Portraits Tour Opens April 3 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

This Spring the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tour of portraits of President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. The acclaimed portraits will be on view ...

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