Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – MFAH

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

(713) 639-7300

1001 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77005


HOME—So Different, So Appealing

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

November 17 - January 21, 2018

"HOME—So Different, So Appealing features U.S. Latino and Latin American artists from the late 1950s to the present who use the universal concept of “home” as a lens through which to view socioeconomic and political changes in the Americas over the past seven decades." The exhibition features more than 100 works by 39 artists.

Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

November 19 - February 11, 2018

An exhibition featuring more than 100 pieces of Persian art created from the 6th to the 19th century. The works span a range of media, including carpets, textiles, manuscripts, paintings, ceramics, lacquer, metalwork, scientific instruments, and jeweled objects.


5th Annual Jazz on Film

A series of films highlighting the music and musicians of jazz. To see all screenings and to buy tickets, go here.

David Lynch: The Art Life

A screening of The Art Life, a documentary about the life and work of David Lynch.

Five Funny French Films

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...

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David B. Warren Symposium

A two-day symposium examining 19th-century material culture in Texas and the Southwest.

Ron Mueck

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...

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Art & Dialogue: Houston

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...

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Julian Onderdonk and the Texan Landscape

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.

Degas: A New Vision

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...

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Helen Levitt: In the Street

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...

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Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

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...

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