Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH
November 17 - January 21, 2018
"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” as a lens through which to view socioeconomic and political changes in the Americas over the past seven decades." The exhibition features more than 100 works by 39 artists.
November 19 - February 11, 2018
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, textiles, manuscripts, paintings, ceramics, lacquer, metalwork, scientific instruments, and jeweled objects.
October 14 - February 18, 2018
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 American history, identity, and consciousness.
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
The MFAH’s annual Turkish Film Festival has returned! For tickets and more information, please go here.
A series of lectures by visiting artists and scholars. All talks are free and open to the public.
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
This popular MFAH film series is back for its seventh edition! To see a full lineup of films and to buy your tickets, please go...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 two-day symposium examining 19th-century material culture in Texas and the Southwest.
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 24th annual Houston Iranian Film Festival. For tickets and more information, please go here.
An exhibition featuring over 170 coins, plates, bowls, statues, and more from the Roman Empire.
A show of paintings, sculptures, calligraphic works and decorative objects from the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Catherine Morris, Sackler Center Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, will visit Houston for three days to participate in...Read More
The 2016-2017 MFAH Core Program lecture series.
An exhibition of furniture, drawings, paintings, pottery, silver, and other goods made in Texas between the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.
An exhibition of works by American Impressionist and San Antonio native Julian Onderdonk (1882–1922). Onderdonk is known for his depictions of the Texas countryside and depictions of bluebonnets.
An annual series of films shown on the MFAH big screen!
A survey of works by Impressionist artist Edgar Degas. The show is co-organized by the MFAH and the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia and...Read More
An exhibition of works by photographer Helen Levitt (1913–2009). Throughout her live, Levitt photographed the people and places in New York City, capturing simple activities that were a...Read More
A screening Matthew Barney’s three-part film River of Fundament. For tickets, go here. Show times are as follows: Act I Friday, September 16, 7 p.m. Act...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More