Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
May 5 - 7, 2016
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 ’77 with the Sex Pistols, Absolute Beginners, and Earth Girls are Easy. For tickets, go here.
April 21 - May 26, 2016
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 Nicole Burisch, Andy Campbell, and Taraneh Fazeli contribute essays based on their independent research to the Core 2016 publication, issued in conjunction with the exhibition.
April 17 - August 14, 2016
An exhibition featuring 45 paintings by Franz X. Winterhalter, and artist renowned for his portraits of 19th-century European royalty.
February 21 - May 30, 2016
An exhibition showcasing 14 cars and three motorcycles that exemplify the sleek, elegant, sexy art deco auto designs from 1929 to 1940.
A film festival featuring eleven films showcasing Latin America’s diverse film culture. For a full schedule and for tickets, go here.
The MFAH presents films in collaboration with the FotoFest 2016 Biennial. Get tickets here.
“In an evening of satire-laced analysis, Joshua Decter comes clean about his addiction to art, his association with its cult, and opens up about how...Read More
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
A multi-day film festival highlighting Iranian films. Some screenings occur at the Asia Society Texas Center and Rice Cinema. For a full schedule, go here.
An exhibition of 12 large-scale photographs by New York-based artist Vera Lutter. These works are created inside large, specially constructed rooms-turned pinhole cameras.
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 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
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 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
“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