Drawn from the Menil’s archives and permanent collection, Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Realist Performance is conceived and organized by Associate Curator Michelle [...]
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Steve Wolfe on Paper at The Menil Collection highlights Wolfe’s works on paper which incorporate drawing, collage, and printmaking. Known for his scrupulous handmade reproductions [...]
The Menil Collection and Main Street Theater Present a one night only public performance by Dario Fo, Nobel-prize winning playwright, director, and performer, in One [...]
The Menil Collection presents Annie Cohen-Solal, author of the new biography, Leo & His Circle: The Life of Leo Castelli. Castelli’s gallery opened in New [...]
Renowned curator Bisi Silva, founder and director of the Center for Contemporary Art in Lagos, Nigeria, will speak at The Menil Collection for one night [...]
Head on over to The Menil Collection for a one night screening of the film Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies. "In 2007, New [...]
NANO Fiction and Gulf Coast host this year’s Houston Indie Book Festival through a collaboration with The Menil Collection. This is the third official year [...]
"Drawn from the Menil’s diverse collection of over 16,000 objects, Body in Fragments explores the manner in which the human form is dissected and reconfigured [...]
"Painted in Rome in 1970, Treatise on the Veil marks a critical period in the career of Cy Twombly. One of the American artist’s largest [...]
Marking the return of the museum’s twentieth-century galleries to the building’s east end, Museum Director Josef Helfenstein and Franklin Sirmans (now curator of contemporary art [...]
The Menil Collection presents the first major U.S. exhibition in nearly 40 years to focus exclusively on the work of Latin American artist Joaquín Torres-García. [...]
"Drawings On Site: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, organized by Bernice Rose, chief curator of the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center, in cooperation [...]
Contemporary Conversations: John Chamberlain, American Tableau, organized by Menil curator of modern and contemporary art Franklin Sirmans, is the "third in the Menil’s Contemporary Conversations' [...]
The Menil presents the first mid-career survey of this acclaimed artist’s work to be mounted in North America. "Featuring more than 50 works, from intimate [...]
Check out some of the Menil’s seldom-seen works, including prints from the fifteenth through the nineteenth centuries, a few pre-Renaissance sculptures, and a small group [...]
Orgainzed by Asst. Curator Michelle White, Imaginary Spaces includes "three centuries of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper" from the Menil’s permanent collection.
"Organized by the Museum Tinguely, Basel, and supplemented in Houston by work from The Menil Collection, this exhibition is conceived around the mural, Pétales et [...]
"The Menil Collection presents Art and Power in the Central African Savanna, an original exhibition that explores the political and religious power of nearly 60 [...]
If you’ve think you’ve seen all of the Menil’s African collection, well, you haven’t. On Saturday, Apr. 12 at 7:30 pm hear Kristina Van Dyke, [...]
Co-organized by the Menil’s Franklin Sirmans and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith "brings together a multigenerational group of North, [...]
Work by Saul Steinburg and Hedda Sterne from the 1940s through the early 1960s.
If you’re into Max Neuhaus‘, then check out these drawings referencing forty years of his sound installations.
Featuring nearly 200 works on paper by just about everyone you could imagine, this show offers a preview of many works that will be the [...]
This is Frecon’s first U.S. museum exhibition of her large-scale oil paintings. Join the artist and Menil director Josef Helfenstein for a gallery talk Monday, [...]
William Christenberry, William Eggleston, and Walker Evans.
This little show will focus exclusively on 1976, the year when Ryman busted out and got crazy with the hardware.
As listed in our Fall Preview: "Nauman is rightly viewed as one of the greats, as the early works in this show should testify. Organized [...]
Organized by Franklin Sirmans and Michelle White, Lessons from Below references the infamous
A curator, writer, art collector, and former trustee of The Menil Collection and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Whitney was a pioneer in modern and [...]
Come celebrate 20 years of patronage on the anniversary date of one of the best institutions in Houston! Featuring works by: Max Ernst, Ren
Read an interview with Rauschenberg from 1965! Don't miss a rare opportunity to see all this work in one place and read what Tyler Green [...]
Everyday People is both Franklin Sirmans’ first Menil show and the inaugural exhibition of The Menil’s year-long celebration of its 20th anniversary.