Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
March 12 - June 4, 2017
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 by historical photographs and didactic materials about the creation of the pieces.
March 5 - May 21, 2017
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 Cuba along with those who came to prominence after Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution.
February 26 - May 29, 2017
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 Mueck’s treatment of the stages of life, and addresses our collective fascination with the nature of physical existence and the ambiguity of the unknown."
A survey of works by photographer Roman Vishniac. The exhibition includes nearly 250 objects – photographs, negatives, and ephemera representing Vishniac’s career.
A talk with contemporary artist Ernesto Neto, whose immersive installations transform one’s sense of place and often include aromatics to trigger multi-sensory experiences.
MFAH director Gary Tinterow engages in conversation with Thomas P. Campbell, director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art discussing critical issues facing museums today as...Read More
Part of the Plug-Ins series of guest lectures about architecture’s capabilities, Keller Easterling (Yale School of Architecture) will discuss concepts in her book, “Extrastatecraft: The...Read More
MFAH’s 22nd Annual Houston Iranian Film Festival includes the local premieres of five recent feature films, as well as current Core Fellow Anahita Ghazvinizadeh in...Read More
This exhibition of drawings and prints from the museum’s permanent collection shows how various artists, since the advent of Modernism, have explored and expanded mark-making....Read More
MFAH director in conversation with renowned New York art collector Leonard A. Lauder. A devoted philanthropist with a passion for Cubism, Lauder recently donated his...Read More
MFAH director Tinterow talks with British actor Michael York about York’s distinguished career and role in the acclaimed 1972 film Cabaret. The discussion is followed...Read More
Celebrated Finnish-American photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen traces the roots of his fascination with magical realism—how visual veracity and the imagination can team up to create...Read More
Fifty paintings on loan from locations around the world provide an intimate look at the Seine, a subject essential to Monet’s identity as an artist.
Art from the ancient Americas of animals that played significant roles in religion and society. Jaguars, killer whales, fish, and cats!
British architect and curator Liam Young and Polish visual artist Agnieszka Kurant will bring the Fall 2014 series, cosponsored by the Rice School of Architecture and...Read More
Rice School of Architecture and Rice Design Alliance Fall 2014 Lecture Series: Filip Dujardin and K.K. Barrett
Continuing the RSA/RDA fall lecture series, Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin will be in dialogue with Oscar-nominated production designer K.K. Barrett (best known for his work...Read More
The first in the RSA/RDA fall lecture series, which will bring to Houston five visionaries whose creative work attempts to forecast the future. Featured speaker: Jean-Louis Cohen, architect,...Read More
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.”
Here you go, urban planning buffs and historical architectural hand-wringers: “At the heart of the show are compelling views of Paris both before and after...Read More
Known primarily for his sculpture, Archipenko made many drawings which form the centerpiece this exhibition.
Jesús Rafael Soto’s suspended plastic playscape will encompass all 2,600 square feet of the MFAH’s Cullinan Hall.
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
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