Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – MFAH

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

(713) 639-7300

1001 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77005


Infinite Pause: Photography and Time

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

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.

Kusama: At the End of the Universe

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

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. 


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.”

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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Art Beyond Sight

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...

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The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

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...

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Picasso Black and White

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...

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