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Contemporary Artist Jumper Maybach Partners with 4 Fashion/Lifestyle Brands

Launches Custom Line of Blankets, Handbags, Eyewear and Scarves

You Are Art: A Love Letter to Fifth Ward

You are Art A Love Letter to 5th Ward is a mixed media portrait-based project that seeks to highlight the individual residents of 5th Ward Houston. Fifth Ward is portrayed as more than just a geographic location; the residents are ...

The McNay Art Museum Opens New Interactive Studio

The McNay Art Museum’s mission to engage a diverse community in the discovery and enjoyment of the visual arts takes shape this summer in the form of a new interactive studio opening Friday, July 1, in the Museum’s AT&T Lobby. ...

Vicki Meek At What Point Do We Disappear? Black Women’s Obsession with White Femininity

The giclee images stem from an idea I’ve been mulling around in my head for decades. I think it started in the late 1980s when I was asked by a Black woman, upon noticing that I wore my hair natural, ...

Applications Open for 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc., has opened the applications for nonprofit partners, volunteers, food vendors, and live entertainment for the 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown on Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9, 2022

Imperial Calcasieu Museum Announces New Staff Members

Imperial Calcasieu Museum (204 W. Sallier St., Lake Charles) is proud to announce the joining of Stefan Borssen as Executive Director and Jobi Arceneaux-Caldarera as Director’s Assistant.

Melissa Aytenfisu Transformed the Midtown Houston

Last month, local artist Melissa Aytenfisu transformed the Midtown Houston letters with artwork that tells the story of Houston’s Black history while honoring the Third, Fourth and Fifth Wards. The captivating art installation is a celebration of life and liberty ...

Alley Theatre Receives $25 Million Matching Grant

Butch Mach, Alley Theatre Board Chair and Chairman of the Al- ley Theatre Vision for the Future Campaign, is pleased to announce that the Tony Award®-winning Alley The- atre received a $25 million matching grant from an anonymous donor as ...

Alley Theatre Receives $25 Million Matching Grant

Butch Mach, Alley Theatre Board Chair and Chairman of the Alley Theatre Vision for the Future Campaign, is pleased to announce that the Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre received a $25 million matching grant from an anonymous donor as part of ...

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.