Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
November 22 - February 28, 2016
An exhibition featuring work by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela. The show is drawn primarily from the museum's permanent collection of Latin American art.
November 1 - January 31, 2016
This is the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Joachim Wtewael, a late-Renaissance artist working in Utrecht. The exhibition is coming from presentations both at the National Gallery of Art and from the Centraal Museum Utrecht, the Netherlands.
September 20 - January 24, 2016
An exhibition of more than 50 paintings that trace the career of Mark Rothko. The MFAH is the only U.S. venue for this exhibition, which has been organized by MFAH and the National Gallery of Art. A large number of works in the exhibition were owned by Rothko until his death.
An exhibition featuring work by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela. The show is drawn primarily from the museum’s permanent collection of Latin...Read More
“The Houston Cinema Arts Festival is an eight-day, multi-venue festival focused on visual, performing, and literary arts that includes over 50 narrative and documentary films,...Read More
This is the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Joachim Wtewael, a late-Renaissance artist working in Utrecht. The exhibition is coming from presentations both at the National Gallery...Read More
“Miki Garcia, executive director at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), will present a talk focused on the process of curatorial decision making within...Read More
An installation of more than 580,000 lego bricks that the public can use to create cityscapes.
A symposium discussing Mark Rothko’s career. For a full list of speakers and events, go here.
Creators and Consumers: Women and Material Culture and Visual Art in 19th-Cenutry Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest
“The fifth biennial David B. Warren Symposium. Beginning with a keynote lecture on Friday evening, symposium participants attend a number of receptions, lectures, and an exhibition viewing,...Read More
A writing workshop exploring “the power of memory and nostalgia.” Using the exhibition Roman Vishniac Rediscovered as a jumping off point, the workshop has prompts that...Read More
A series of lectures brought to Houston by the MFAH’s Core program.
A free edition of MFAH’s Mixed Media to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Glassell School. There will be food trucks, cocktails and DJs.
The photographer, writer and filmmaker Duane Michals will give a talk on his career. A book signing will follow. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased...Read More
A documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. A Q+A with the artist will follow the screening.
An exhibition of more than 50 paintings that trace the career of Mark Rothko. The MFAH is the only U.S. venue for this exhibition, which...Read More
The 7th annual World Premiere of Boot Camp short films. Produced by elementary and middle school students, the films have all been created, shot, and...Read More
An exhibition of prints and drawings that examines how the artists’ use of the model and the human body has changed over the past 50...Read More
An exhibition of selected works given to the MFAH by collectors and artists from around the country in celebration of Anne Tucker’s 39-year tenure as...Read More
An exhibition showcasing masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who...Read More
A screening series exploring intersections of jazz and cinema with classic and rare performance films, documentaries, and narrative movies with jazz scores. Full schedule HERE
A playful interactive installation by New York-based artist Philip Worthington enabling participants to create their own shadow plays in a digital shadow-puppet theater that uses...Read More
An exhibition focusing on visual explorations of space and light. The show features nearly 50 works created by Latin American artists over the past 70...Read More
An exhibition of American art from the first decades of the 20th century, including works on paper by Oscar Bluemner, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Charles...Read More
An exhibition of drawings by London-based Argentine artist Pablo Bronstein, whose work explores our built environment from architecture to machines. Inspired by late-18th- and early-19th-century...Read More
A talk with contemporary artist Ernesto Neto, whose immersive installations transform one’s sense of place and often include aromatics to trigger multi-sensory experiences.
MFAH director Gary Tinterow engages in conversation with Thomas P. Campbell, director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art discussing critical issues facing museums today as...Read More
An exhibition celebrating the gift to the MFAH of more than 400 photographs from the collection of Houston-based landscape and portrait photographer Michael Marvins and...Read More
An exhibition featuring more than 25 large-scale painted screens from artists active in Japan between the 17th and 20th centuries, shown alongside 35 ceramic works...Read More
An exhibition exploring treasures of the Rienzi Library at the MFAH’s house museum for European decorative arts. Books on display highlight fine graphic design and...Read More
This exhibition reunites monumental tapestries from the Triumph of the Eucharist series, designed by Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens in the early 1620s, with oil-on-panel...Read More
The 20th Annual Eye on Houston exhibition provides a unique view of the city through the lenses of student photographers from Jack Yates, Bellaire, and...Read More
“For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979” examines an important and often overlooked period for photography and contemporary art...Read More
A special exhibition featuring hundreds of Islamic masterworks from the renowned al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. In conjunction, the MFAH has also installed a number of related...Read More
This exhibition of drawings and prints from the museum’s permanent collection shows how various artists, since the advent of Modernism, have explored and expanded mark-making....Read More