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Mini Murals Houston Mini Murals Houston

You’ve seen them. The large, unsightly gray boxes sitting obtrusively beside each and every one of the 2,600+ traffic lights in the city of Houston. You can’t help but see them. And many times you’ve probably wondered what they are and what purpose they serve.

Water Garden and Pond Tour, May 7-8 Water Garden and Pond Tour, May 7-8

Do you dream of turning your mundane St. Augustine lawn into a more meditative outdoor space with lovely water lilies and the sound of running water? Does the idea of sipping your morning coffee in a peaceful retreat with dancing dragonflies and swimming koi appeal to you?

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Brings an Upbeat, Colorful Vibe Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Brings an Upbeat, Colorful Vibe

For years, April Murphy, who is this year’s featured artist at Houston’s prestigious and fun Bayou City Art Festival (BCAF), made a solid living as a artist doing marketing and graphic design for a local bank.

Springtime Kicks off Hibiscus Show Season Springtime Kicks off Hibiscus Show Season

Dramatic Tropical Flower Will Be Featured At Local Events
By Judy Latta Photos by Pat Merritt and Linda Anderson
Spring is upon us, and as warm weather blossoms begin to burst, few are as stunning and impressive …

Fashion and Philanthropy Put Their Best Faces Forward Fashion and Philanthropy Put Their Best Faces Forward

A Couture Cause’s 2016 Trend Guide Benefits Two Houston Charities
By Mara Soloway
As it had done in 2014 and 2015, A Couture Cause has once again fused fashion and philanthropy to raise significant funds for two …

Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“Sculpted in Steel” features 17 American and international examples from the classic era of automobile design
Today’s automotive manufacturers often strive for economy and efficiency, but there was a time when art and elegance reigned. In …

The Great Cape Rinderhorn The Great Cape Rinderhorn

German Artist Thorsten Brinkmann Creates Site-Specific Installation At Rice Gallery Through May 15
Rice University Art Gallery commissioned German artist Thorsten Brinkmann to create a new site-specific installation, The Great Cape Rinder­horn, for his first museum …

The Junior League of Houston Celebrates 60 Years of Grants The Junior League of Houston Celebrates 60 Years of Grants

League Awards $150,000 In Community Assistance Grants To 10 Worthwhile Organizations
On Monday, Jan. 25, some of Houston’s busiest volunteers gathered at The Junior League of Houston Tea Room to celebrate 60 years of philanthropy.
The Junior …

Houston Transformation Conference To Explore City’s Landscape Legacy Houston Transformation Conference To Explore City’s Landscape Legacy

Municipal Leaders And Academics To Speak At All-Day Event March 11 At MFAH
World-class projects by leading practitioners will be the focus of The Cultural Landscape Foun­dation’s Houston Transformation Con­ference. Featuring three consecutive moderated panel …

Cupid Keeps Love Alive Cupid Keeps Love Alive

Romance is in the air! Local sweethearts share inspiring stories… and tips on keeping true love alive! As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, “I love you not only for what you are, but for …

2015 AIA Houston Home Tour 2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

Highlighting excellence, quality craftsmanship, innovation and sustainability
Text by Cheryl Alexander and Tina Zulu
Photography by Benjamin Hill
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the …

Archway Gallery Presents #Heatstroke 3D Archway Gallery Presents #Heatstroke 3D

Joel Anderson Merges Ancient And Modern Techniques
Mixed-media artist Joel Anderson will exhibit his artwork that combines ancient and modern techniques in his solo show at Archway Gallery called #Heatstroke 3D. Anderson uses encaustic medium and …

Art On The Avenue 2015 Art On The Avenue 2015

By Elizabeth Anthony
Houston’s ultimate “buy local” art experience recently took place at Winter Street Studios. The 19th annual Art on the Avenue, benefiting Avenue CDC, is Houston’s largest silent art auction,

Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead Twelve-year-old Houstonian is an actor on the rise

MFAH Breaks Ground on 14-Acre Campus Redevelopment MFAH Breaks Ground on 14-Acre Campus Redevelopment

Fayez S. Sarofim campus is a $450-million capital and endowment project