Real Life Connections: The Hidden Agenda

Real Life Connections: The Hidden Agenda

Miguel Martinez, “Violent Spring,” 2017. Courtesy of Lawndale Art Center.   This…

Between Land and Sea: The Hidden Agenda

Between Land and Sea: The Hidden Agenda

This week brings in a number of unique arts events, including a new exhibition at The Menil Collection and the first installment of an experimental performance-based music series at The Station Museum of Contemporary Art.…

One Stone and The Rain: The Hidden Agenda

One Stone and The Rain: The Hidden Agenda

Hellen Ascoli, “Encuentro” (detail)   This week presents an array of events, including a…

Her Feet Planted Firmly: The Hidden Agenda

Her Feet Planted Firmly: The Hidden Agenda

Jennifer Crane, “Her Fears,” 2015.   This week brings in number of…

Houstonian Tales: MyDolls

Houstonian Tales: MyDolls

In today’s music landscape, there are subgenres of female fronted punk acts, and it seems as normal as pretty much any other group going. But, in the late seventies, while everyone was thinking about how progressive they were, Houston’s MyDolls literally changed what people think of punk music…

Material Expressions: The Hidden Agenda

Material Expressions: The Hidden Agenda

Laura Splan, “Embodied Objects,” 2016.   This week in Houston brings in…

Jandek to Perform at Lawndale Art Center’s Speakeasy

Jandek to Perform at Lawndale Art Center’s Speakeasy

On Friday, Lawndale Art Center presents the second installment of their recreated SPEAKEASY event series, a program that re-envisions the eponymous programs that ran from 1993 to 2002, seeking to explore the relationship between live music, performance and contemporary art.…

Visual Vernacular: Stephanie Schumann Mitchell

Visual Vernacular: Stephanie Schumann Mitchell

Standing tall amongst the major museums in our district, Lawndale Art Center represents a variety of art including visual, musical, and performance based works. Stephanie Schumann Mitchell, Executive Director of Lawndale Art Center, has gracefully and heroically taken over the reigns at the institution, following and improving programing, while also cultivating new opportunities for the Houston arts scene as well.…

Zine Fest Houston 2016 Brings the Heat

Zine Fest Houston 2016 Brings the Heat

While last year's fest drew more than 1,000 attendees with 72 vendors, this year proves that Zine Fest is only continuing to grow with more than 110 vendors in their new location at Lawndale Art Center. …

Back From The Dead: The Hidden Agenda

Back From The Dead: The Hidden Agenda

This week brings in Día de los Muertos programming at Lawndale Art Center, exhibition openings at Inman Gallery, Rice Media Center, Art Palace and Capsule Gallery, and a Halloween-themed zine-making workshop at DiverseWorks.…

Visual Vernacular: Dennis Nance

Visual Vernacular: Dennis Nance

A wizard of word, wardrobe, and wonder, Dennis Nance is one of Houston's greatest treasures and will be taking his knowledge to Galveston in the near future. As long time Exhibitions & Programming Director of Lawndale Art Center, Nance helped funnel the fiercely creative through the Lawndale galleries and on the outside of the building through their mural program.…

The Hidden Agenda: Making It Big

The Hidden Agenda: Making It Big

Liz Hickok, “Preternatural,” 2015 (detail) from Houston Center for Photography’s 34th Annual Juried…