Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
October 16 - January 11, 2015
Art from the ancient Americas of animals that played significant roles in religion and society. Jaguars, killer whales, fish, and cats!
MFAH director in conversation with renowned New York art collector Leonard A. Lauder. A devoted philanthropist with a passion for Cubism, Lauder recently donated his […]
MFAH director Tinterow talks with British actor Michael York about York’s distinguished career and role in the acclaimed 1972 film Cabaret. The discussion is followed […]
Celebrated Finnish-American photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen traces the roots of his fascination with magical realism—how visual veracity and the imagination can team up to create […]
British architect and curator Liam Young and Polish visual artist Agnieszka Kurant will bring the Fall 2014 series, cosponsored by the Rice School of Architecture and […]
Rice School of Architecture and Rice Design Alliance Fall 2014 Lecture Series: Filip Dujardin and K.K. Barrett
Continuing the RSA/RDA fall lecture series, Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin will be in dialogue with Oscar-nominated production designer K.K. Barrett (best known for his work […]
The first in the RSA/RDA fall lecture series, which will bring to Houston five visionaries whose creative work attempts to forecast the future. Featured speaker: Jean-Louis Cohen, architect, […]
Films made by youth and teens enrolled in Aurora Picture Show Boot Camps.
ERMAGERD!!!!! “Celebrate the luxurious exhibition “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House” in style with drinks, dancing, and pics in the Smilebooth.”
Here you go, urban planning buffs and historical architectural hand-wringers: “At the heart of the show are compelling views of Paris both before and after […]
Known primarily for his sculpture, Archipenko made many drawings which form the centerpiece this exhibition.
Jesús Rafael Soto’s suspended plastic playscape will encompass all 2,600 square feet of the MFAH’s Cullinan Hall.
A project conceived by Hanna Yoo, a critic in residence of the Core Program, is the first contemporary art project held at the Hirsch Library. […]
The Libraries of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, present Ed Hill and Suzanne Bloom (MANUAL) as the second speakers of the Library Lectures series. […]
Lucas’s recent film Voyager Found and the premiere of new film, Unearthling. Unearthling centers on the arrival of a mysterious figure from another dimension. Voyager […]
This exhibition of nearly 100 works, painted between 1902 and 1911, provides an opportunity to view a broad range of the Sargent’s watercolors. It brings […]
Based in Potomac, Maryland, the Eagles have been collecting decorative arts since the 1960s. Their early focus was on contemporary ceramics; today the collection also […]
Braque was a leading figure of the Paris avant-garde in the first decades of the 20th century. Together with Picasso, he pioneered the innovations of […]
The Museum is the final stop on a three-year, international tour of French paintings originally assembled by Singer sewing-machine heir Sterling Clark and his wife, […]
Roads of Arabia explores the impact of ancient trade routes that crossed the Arabian Peninsula, allowing for an exchange of objects and ideas. The exhibition […]
In the mid-1950s, motivated by social distress and poverty, Argentinian artist Berni abandoned painting for assemblage. Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel are two fictitious characters […]
MFAH screens a documentary film directed and produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. 6:00 pm The Out List Screening. 7:00 pm Q + A with Timothy Greenfield-Sanders & Anne Wilkes […]
Words and Things: Buddhist Texts and Ritual Objects from Japan comprises nearly 50 objects from the private collection of Boston-based literature scholars Sylvan Barnet and […]
MFAH presents a public lecture by art critic and curator Gerardo Mosquera. Mosquera was a co-founder of the Havana Biennial, a Curator at the New […]
The exhibition Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada marks the 100th anniversary of the death of José Guadalupe Posada, whose prints of […]
The Museum of Fine Arts will open Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907, an exhibition that debuted at the Neue Galerie New York in May […]
QFest, Houston’s GLBTQ film festival, celebrates its 17th year with screenings throughout the city. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will screen six films from […]
Gifts from the Past: The Isabel Brown Wilson Collection presents over 50 artworks from the bequest of Isabel Brown Wilson. Gifts from the Past explores […]
Self, Model, and Self as Other, highlights about 50 self-portraits—spanning more than a century—that illustrate how photographic self-portraits reveal different innovative approaches to the genre. […]
James Turrell: The Light Inside explores the career of James Turrell.Raised in a Quaker household and coming of age in the radical climate of the […]
Intersecting Modernities presents more than 100 works created by Latin American artists—including Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Diego Rivera, and Joaquín Torres-García—from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection […]
Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop is the first major exhibition devoted to the history of manipulated photographs before the digital age. Some 180 works demonstrate […]
Freed from the constraints of making functional objects, ceramics artists began experimenting with abstract and figural forms, radical building techniques and surface treatments.