Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
March 12 - June 4, 2017
A show of ikat textiles, including robes, dresses, and hangings from the Murad Megalli Collection of the Textile Museum in Washington D.C. The exhibition is supplemented by historical photographs and didactic materials about the creation of the pieces.
March 5 - May 21, 2017
An exhibition of modern and contemporary Cuban art created since 1950. The show aims to highlight the narrative of artists who lived and worked in Cuba along with those who came to prominence after Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution.
February 26 - May 29, 2017
A show of thirteen works by hyperrealistic sculptor Ron Mueck. Via the MFAH: "Assembled from public and private collections around the world, the exhibition focuses on Mueck’s treatment of the stages of life, and addresses our collective fascination with the nature of physical existence and the ambiguity of the unknown."
This popular MFAH film series is back for its seventh edition! To see a full lineup of films and to buy your tickets, please go...Read More
A show of ikat textiles, including robes, dresses, and hangings from the Murad Megalli Collection of the Textile Museum in Washington D.C. The exhibition is supplemented...Read More
An exhibition of modern and contemporary Cuban art created since 1950. The show aims to highlight the narrative of artists who lived and worked in...Read More
A two-day symposium examining 19th-century material culture in Texas and the Southwest.
A show of thirteen works by hyperrealistic sculptor Ron Mueck. Via the MFAH: “Assembled from public and private collections around the world, the exhibition focuses on...Read More
A show of prints, drawings, and illustrated books from the MFAH’s collection.
The 24th annual Houston Iranian Film Festival. For tickets and more information, please go here.
An exhibition featuring over 170 coins, plates, bowls, statues, and more from the Roman Empire.
A show of paintings, sculptures, calligraphic works and decorative objects from the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Catherine Morris, Sackler Center Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, will visit Houston for three days to participate in...Read More
The 2016-2017 MFAH Core Program lecture series.
An exhibition of furniture, drawings, paintings, pottery, silver, and other goods made in Texas between the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.
An exhibition of works by American Impressionist and San Antonio native Julian Onderdonk (1882–1922). Onderdonk is known for his depictions of the Texas countryside and depictions of bluebonnets.
An annual series of films shown on the MFAH big screen!
A survey of works by Impressionist artist Edgar Degas. The show is co-organized by the MFAH and the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia and...Read More
An exhibition of works by photographer Helen Levitt (1913–2009). Throughout her live, Levitt photographed the people and places in New York City, capturing simple activities that were a...Read More
A screening Matthew Barney’s three-part film River of Fundament. For tickets, go here. Show times are as follows: Act I Friday, September 16, 7 p.m. Act...Read More
A program of films celebrating actress Olivia de Havilland’s 100th birthday.
An exhibition featuring approximately 40 works showcasing the influence of “the East” on Western artists and designers in the late 19th and the 20th century. The...Read More
An exhibition exploring “photography’s ability to both stop time in an instant and to capture its extended duration.” The show features nearly 50 photographs by...Read More
An exhibition featuring two installations by artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition brings two of the artist’s signature infinity rooms—Aftermath of the Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Love Is...Read More
A film festival highlighting the history and legacy of Jazz music. The festival is organized by guest curator Peter Lucas. For tickets, go here.
A bus tour conceived by Core fellow Critic-in-Residence Andy Campbell. The tour will “visit several sites important to Houston’s postmodernist building boom. Along the way participants...Read More
A film festival highlighting films from Palestine. For a full schedule and tickets, go here.
Filmmaker Julien Temple visits the MFAH. In conjunction with his visit, the museum will present screenings of The Filth and the Fury, Never Mind the Baubles: Xmas...Read More
A film festival featuring eleven films showcasing Latin America’s diverse film culture. For a full schedule and for tickets, go here.
An exhibition featuring works by 2016 Core artists-in-residence, including Tsuyoshi Anzai, Jason Byrne, Danielle Dean, Sondra Perry, Ivor Shearer, Kenneth Tam, and Rodrigo Valenzuela. Core critics-in-residence...Read More
An exhibition featuring 45 paintings by Franz X. Winterhalter, and artist renowned for his portraits of 19th-century European royalty.
The MFAH presents films in collaboration with the FotoFest 2016 Biennial. Get tickets here.
An exhibition featuring 47 works by African American artists. The show includes works by regional and international artists, including Trenton Doyle Hancock, Robert Pruitt, Kara...Read More
An exhibition of photographs by 37 students from Jack Yates, Westside, Bellaire, Sam Houston, and Cesar E. Chavez high schools, along with students from Through The Lens, a district-wide after...Read More
An exhibition showcasing 14 cars and three motorcycles that exemplify the sleek, elegant, sexy art deco auto designs from 1929 to 1940.