HMAAC we’re ALL here!: The Art of Aminah Robinson September 21 -November 2, 2019

The Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) is delighted to present we’re ALL here!, an exhibition of the art of Aminah Robinson organized by ACA Galleries, New York, New York from September 21-November 2, 2019.

The 7th Annual Festival of African Arts, Culture and Entertainment 2019 Houston AfriFEST

Houston, the most diverse city in the U.S. will again take center stage as it pays tribute to the continent of Africa. On Saturday, September 14, 2019 the Nigerian American Multicultural Council (NAMC) will host its 7th annual Houston AfriFEST ...

Arts District Houston Launches with New Mural Project Paying Homage to Neighborhood's Rich History

Arts District Houston (the Arts District), a state-appointed Arts and Cultural District, will reveal its first major mural project since Art Alley at Sawyer Yards, with a new, interactive series that will reflect the rich history of Houston’s historic First ...

Toni Morrison lit the way to guide us out of our troubles

Toni Morrison's death this week at 88 comes at a fraught moment, when the country feels trapped in a hornets' nest of racist rage and violence. America is being summoned, yet again, to atone for its original sin, white supremacy.

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of Pulitzer Prize-winning Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison.

Ms. Lauryn Hill and H.E.R. Announce One Night Only Show at The Hollywood Bowl

Tickets Go On Sale To The General Public Starting Friday, August 9

2019 Theta Charity Antiques Show Returns to Houston for Grand Finale in November

Featuring appearances by nationally-renowned design experts Steve and Brooke Giannetti, Alexa Hampton, Thomas Jayne, Charlotte Moss, Thomas O’Brien, and Margot Shaw

Fueled Fashion & Art Gala Showcases Houston’s Energy Industry

LF Enterprises announced today that the company will produce the inaugural Fueled Fashion & Art Gala – a fashion runway show, art show and auction to showcase the energy capital.

Local Girl Stars in TUTS' Seussical

Tap into a child’s imagination and there is no wonder what they might conjure. An oversized one-eyed yellow monster with feet for hands, people with orange Mohawks, blue faces, and green fangs instead of teeth or maybe a dog that ...

Renowned Architect of Historic Projects Leaves Profound Legacy Which Had Houston Connection

The renowned architect, Phillip (Phil) Freelon, who was the lead designer of the Smithsonian National African American Museum of History & Culture in Washington D.C., died last week. Freelon had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or better known as ...

HMAAC Opens Robert Hodge's It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

HMAAC is delighted to originate It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back, a solo exhibition of the works by Robert Hodge. The exhibit opens July 12 and runs through September 7, 2019.

Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy as Houston Ballet Brings Back The Merry Widow

With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn’t seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows ...

HMAAC Opens Close to Home: Latinx Art and Identity 2.0

The Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) is delighted to present Close to Home: Latinx Art and Identity 2.0, an exhibit of work that originated from the Collection of Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo of San Antonio.

Restoring Historic Dr. John Biggers Mural After Harvey

What was once thought gone in Hurricane Harvey now is back in full glory. This is the historic Dr. John Biggers mural – the contribution of the negro woman to American life and education.

Jussie Smollett Wants to Clarify a Few Things

Actor and Musician Jussie Smollett performed at his first show since his reported attack, tearfully telling fans at the event in Southern California that he is not fully healed but he is doing OK.