Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
February 19 - June 17, 2018
An exhibition showcasing the collection of Edith and Percy Straus. Given to the museum in 1941, the collection includes works by Fra Angelico, Giovanni di Paolo, Bartolomeo Veneto, Hans Memling and Rogier van der Weyden, among others.
March 10 - May 28, 2018
"Radicals and Revolutionaries: America’s Founding Fathers" features paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the MFAH collections—including 18th-century selections from Bayou Bend and Rienzi—along with several works from other Houston collections.
March 11 - June 10, 2018
Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples highlights "the artistic legacy of Pope Paul III (1468–1549), whose patronage of Michelangelo, as well as of Raphael, Titian, and Tintoretto, illuminates a watershed moment in the history of Italian Renaissance art."
March 4 - August 12, 2018
An exhibition featuring nearly 250 objects from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, one of the largest princely states in India, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan. The show includes ceremonial objects, finely crafted arms and armor, sumptuous jewels, intricately carved furnishings and more.
January 24 - June 24, 2018
Eye on Houston features photographs created by Houston area high school students. The works depict the students' daily lives and are inspired their personal stories.
MFAH Director Gary Tinterow will speak with author William Middleton about Middleton’s new biography, Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil.
An exhibition showcasing the collection of Edith and Percy Straus. Given to the museum in 1941, the collection includes works by Fra Angelico, Giovanni di Paolo, Bartolomeo...Read More
“Radicals and Revolutionaries: America’s Founding Fathers” features paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the MFAH collections—including 18th-century selections from Bayou Bend and Rienzi—along with...Read More
The MFAH’s annual Five Funny French Films program returns in 2018 for its eighth year. For a full list of films and for tickets, please go...Read More
The Houston Jewish Film Festival is back for its 14th year. Films at this year’s festival include Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, a portrait...Read More
Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples highlights “the artistic legacy of Pope Paul III (1468–1549), whose patronage...Read More
An exhibition featuring nearly 250 objects from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, one of the largest princely states in India, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan. The...Read More
A screening of short, abstract animations by artist Mary Ellen Bute. The Houston-born artist created works that “translated music into choreographed shapes, shifting lights, and brilliant...Read More
A film festival celebrating Iranian films. Many of the films were created by or are highlighting young Iranian women. For more details and tickets, go...Read More
Eye on Houston features photographs created by Houston area high school students. The works depict the students’ daily lives and are inspired their personal stories.
A panel discussion about the current environment in the field of photography and photobooks, as well as perspectives on the future. The panel will be...Read More
“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”...Read More
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,...Read More
The MFAH’s annual Turkish Film Festival has returned! For tickets and more information, please go here.
An exhibition featuring works by New York-based photographer David Levinthal. The show celebrates a gift to the museum of 44 of Levinthal’s images that explore themes of...Read More
A series of lectures by visiting artists and scholars. All talks are free and open to the public.
An exhibition celebrating the life and career of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. The show features nearly 70 ensembles created by de la Renta.
For Houston Museum District’s Zone 3 Experience, visit the MFAH, the CAMH, the Jung Center, and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for special tours, family activities...Read More
A talk by Garth Clark, the celebrated author, editor, collector, gallerist, lecturer, and perhaps the most influential and provocative voice in the field of international ceramics. The...Read More
A show featuring works by three generations of Iranian-born artists. The exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, photography, and video pieces that “shed light on the rich heritage,...Read More
An exhibition chronicling “the development of modern art in Mexico and the social, political, and cultural forces that shaped it over the course of nearly...Read More
An exhibition featuring two works by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist. Both works in the show, Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish, were recently acquired by the MFAH....Read More
A series of films highlighting the music and musicians of jazz. To see all screenings and to buy tickets, go here.
An exhibition of nearly 40 American craft objects created between 1950 and 1970. During this period, artists focused on creating objects by hand rather than working...Read More
A screening of The Art Life, a documentary about the life and work of David Lynch.
An exhibition of photographs by Fazal Sheikh. The show is in celebration of the MFAH’s acquisition of 75 photographs by the artist.
The 12th annual Latin Wave Film Festival presented by the MFAH. The festival features 10 films reflecting the vibrant cinema scene throughout Latin America and welcomes...Read More
A show of ikat textiles, including robes, dresses, and hangings from the Murad Megalli Collection of the Textile Museum in Washington D.C. The exhibition is supplemented...Read More
An exhibition of modern and contemporary Cuban art created since 1950. The show aims to highlight the narrative of artists who lived and worked in...Read More
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...Read More
A show of prints, drawings, and illustrated books from the MFAH’s collection.
The 2016-2017 MFAH Core Program lecture series.