Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – MFAH

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

(713) 639-7300

1001 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77005


Core Program Lecture Series

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 29 - April 27, 2017

The 2016-2017 MFAH Core Program lecture series.

Degas: A New Vision

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

October 16 - January 8, 2017

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 explores the many facets of Degas' work—from his ballet dancers, to his bathers, to jockey imagery and more.

Helen Levitt: In the Street

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 13 - January 2, 2017

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 result of daily life. The show features photographs created from the 1930s to the 1980s.


Roman Vishniac Rediscovered

A survey of works by photographer Roman Vishniac. The exhibition includes nearly 250 objects – photographs, negatives, and ephemera representing Vishniac’s career.

MFAH Mixed Media

ERMAGERD!!!!! “Celebrate the luxurious exhibition “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House” in style with drinks, dancing, and pics in the Smilebooth.”

Soto: The Houston Penetrable

Jesús Rafael Soto’s suspended plastic playscape will encompass all 2,600 square feet of the MFAH’s Cullinan Hall.

Unearthling: Films by Peter Lucas

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...

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Georges Braque: A Retrospective

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...

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The Age of Impressionism

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,...

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Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona

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...

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The Out List

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...

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Gerardo Mosquera: Lecture

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...

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Self, Model, and Self as Other

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....

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James Turrell: The Light Inside

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...

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1 Response

  1. I saw this show at the Met in NY and left with a renewed faith in human nature. Apparently within seconds of being handed the first device that accurately recorded the simple, unadorned reality of what was right there in plain view, amateurs and professionals both began to mess around with it. Score one for us.

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