People tend to check in during these times:
Just a short walk away are the Rothko Chapel and the Flavin Installation, both worthwhile stops, especially the Chapel.
The Menil and the park across the street are ideal places to have a picnic on a beautiful day.
Always free (!), the collection houses works by Picasso, Warhol, Magritte, and Dali, as well as ancient artifacts from cultures all over the world. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
One of the most incredible collections of modern art and antiquities in the country. Start in the stunning Cy Twombly Gallery and follow through to the Byzantine artifacts and paintings.
Come during the daylight, museum lit by natural sunlight through transparent roof makes the artwork lovely (and they have lights for at night too)
Rothko Chapel is just down the street!
I feel like I'm being stalked by security guards. This place has more security then the MET in NYC
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Free parking off of Alabama!
See the byzantine frescoes before they ship them back to Cyprus!!
Check out the Surrealism exhibit... they have lots of Magritte, my favorite.
Donate money to the Menil, even if it's just a dollar.
SEO Specialist Lauren claims it's more artsy than geeky, but being a geek about art is okay by us. Come here for the free admission and great modern art exhibits.
Absolute gem of a gallery. Expertly maintained and fantastic staff with an ever changing line up of exhibits. Also it's free! Please don't miss while visiting Montrose.
Keep your eyes open. When celebs come to Houston, they nearly always stop by the Menil. We've spotted Gwyneth Paltrow, Francis Ford Coppola and Andre Leon Talley.
Don't miss the Schwitter Merzbau that you can walk into! Till Jan 30
If art is more your speed, then you shouldn’t miss The Menil Collection, a free museum that is surely one of the best art museums in America. You can see Picasso, Warhol, McGrit, and many more.
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This place is so laid back. It's nice to see the exhibits. Also, the outside is good for picnics & chillin' if you want to ready or study.
The 17,000 year old reindeer artifact is incredible and don't miss out on the surrealist influence room, schedule enough time as the collection is massive!
Don't touch the art! Don't stand too close to the art! Definitely don't take a picture of the art!
See the Byzantine Icons!!
Free admission. Many exhibits. No photography allowed indoors
The obelisk for Martin Luther King Jr. just outside Rothko Chapel. Also the exhibit for African American Civil Rights on photo display. Check out before it checks out.
Always free with interesting rotating exhibits.
The collection always rotates, and if your interested in art then you should check out it's bookstore, just across the road. This cute shop, when dug around in, has some interesting stuff.
Definitely a must see in Houston. Can't believe you get to see this variety of collections free of charge.
Admission is free, but you can still donate a bit at the front and back desk if you're feeling generous.
Photography not allowed!
What a wonderful collection. And it is always free.
A wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
Love to variety of art!
Totally righteous museum.
Russian icons, Greece collection, famous painting of little electric chair by Andy W. in one stylish place.
You CAN sit inside the VW van in the Love exhibit
The best place in Houston ..
Boo! It's only open Wednesday thru Sunday. No Menil for me today
Closed Mondays and Tursdays!
Este edificio diseñado por al arquitecto Renzo Piano se inspiró en los Kibbutz Israelíes que permiten el paso de la luz y mantienen una temperatura interior baja protegiendo las obras de arte =D
Leggero, elegante, perfettamente contestualizzato. Uno scrigno.
Caminar por el parque y ver esta pequeña pero gran colección surrealista. Los cuadros de Renè Magritte, imperdibles!