Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
June 25 - October 23, 2016
An exhibition featuring approximately 40 works showcasing the influence of “the East” on Western artists and designers in the late 19th and the 20th century. The decorative arts on view in this show include ceramics, shawls, silverware, and furniture.
June 18 - September 11, 2016
An exhibition exploring "photography's ability to both stop time in an instant and to capture its extended duration." The show features nearly 50 photographs by artists such as Harry Callahan, Harold Edgerton, Étienne-Jules Marey, Duane Michals, Eadweard Muybridge, Nicholas Nixon, Aaron Siskind, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and more.
June 12 - September 18, 2016
An exhibition featuring two installations by artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition brings two of the artist’s signature infinity rooms—Aftermath of the Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Love Is Calling (2013)—to Texas for the first time.
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.
January 24 - September 25, 2016
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 Walker, Mequitta Ahuja, and others.
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.”
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....Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
Manfred Heiting began his professional life as a designer, a skill employed in his exhibition and book design for the 2011 MFAH presentation Helmut Newton:...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
A worthy program. Art Beyond Sight is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on...Read More
The British Museum’s Cyrus Cylinder, is traveling to five major museum venues in the United States, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Cyrus Cylinder is among...Read More
“Picasso Black and White” is a lecture presented by Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Few artists have had as great...Read More
Picasso was a colorist, but this is his work in black, white and shades of gray, on exclusive loan to the MFAH from the Guggenheim...Read More
Freed from the constraints of making functional objects, ceramics artists began experimenting with abstract and figural forms, radical building techniques and surface treatments.
17th- to 20th-century silver and bronze objects, including liturgical pieces, hidden in a Venetian synagogue for 60 years and recently rediscovered and restored, including a...Read More
Jacques Callot (1592-1635), a master printmaker who created more than 1,400 prints throughout his prolific career: everyhitng from courtly pageants and theatrical comedies to the...Read More
100+ masterworks from a renowned museum, including works by Francisco de Goya, El Greco, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Jusepe de Ribera and Diego Velázquez.
A major show exploring 165 years of armed conflict through the eyes of photographers. Organized by a curatorial team consisting of Anne Wilkes Tucker, MFAH...Read More