Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
July 1 - September 24, 2017
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, as well as the trials and triumphs, of the Iranian people during decades of social and political unrest."
June 25 - October 1, 2017
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 half a century." The show features approximately 175 works by Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rufino Tamayo, Manuel and Lola Álvarez Bravo, Miguel Covarrubias, Alfredo Ramos Martínez, Carlos Mérida, Roberto Montenegro, and Dr. Atl (Gerardo Murillo), among others.
June 11 - September 17, 2017
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. For more info on the show, go here.
May 18 - October 8, 2017
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 with industrial production methods.
May 6 - September 4, 2017
An exhibition of photographs by Fazal Sheikh. The show is in celebration of the MFAH's acquisition of 75 photographs by the artist.
A survey of works by photographer Roman Vishniac. The exhibition includes nearly 250 objects – photographs, negatives, and ephemera representing Vishniac’s career.
The 7th annual World Premiere of Boot Camp short films. Produced by elementary and middle school students, the films have all been created, shot, and...Read More
A screening series exploring intersections of jazz and cinema with classic and rare performance films, documentaries, and narrative movies with jazz scores. Full schedule HERE
An exhibition focusing on visual explorations of space and light. The show features nearly 50 works created by Latin American artists over the past 70...Read More
An exhibition of American art from the first decades of the 20th century, including works on paper by Oscar Bluemner, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Charles...Read More
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
An exhibition celebrating the gift to the MFAH of more than 400 photographs from the collection of Houston-based landscape and portrait photographer Michael Marvins and...Read More
An exhibition featuring more than 25 large-scale painted screens from artists active in Japan between the 17th and 20th centuries, shown alongside 35 ceramic works...Read More
An exhibition exploring treasures of the Rienzi Library at the MFAH’s house museum for European decorative arts. Books on display highlight fine graphic design and...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
This exhibition reunites monumental tapestries from the Triumph of the Eucharist series, designed by Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens in the early 1620s, with oil-on-panel...Read More
The 20th Annual Eye on Houston exhibition provides a unique view of the city through the lenses of student photographers from Jack Yates, Bellaire, and...Read More
“For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979” examines an important and often overlooked period for photography and contemporary art...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.
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