Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – MFAH

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

(713) 639-7300

1001 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77005


Ron Mueck

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

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."

Core Program Lecture Series

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 29 - April 27, 2017

The 2016-2017 MFAH Core Program lecture series.


Five Funny French Films

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...

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David B. Warren Symposium

A two-day symposium examining 19th-century material culture in Texas and the Southwest.

Ron Mueck

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...

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Art & Dialogue: Houston

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...

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Julian Onderdonk and the Texan Landscape

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.

Degas: A New Vision

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...

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Helen Levitt: In the Street

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...

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Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

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...

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Infinite Pause: Photography and Time

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...

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Kusama: At the End of the Universe

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...

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Jazz on Film

A film festival highlighting the history and legacy of Jazz music. The festival is organized by guest curator Peter Lucas. For tickets, go here.

PoMo Houston Bus Tour

A bus tour conceived by Core fellow Critic-in-Residence Andy Campbell. The tour will “visit several sites important to Houston’s postmodernist building boom. Along the way participants...

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Julien Temple at the MFAH

Filmmaker Julien Temple visits the MFAH. In conjunction with his visit, the museum will present screenings of The Filth and the Fury, Never Mind the Baubles: Xmas...

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2016 Core Exhibition

An exhibition featuring works by 2016 Core artists-in-residence, including Tsuyoshi Anzai, Jason Byrne, Danielle Dean, Sondra Perry, Ivor Shearer, Kenneth Tam, and Rodrigo Valenzuela. Core critics-in-residence...

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FotoFest Films

The MFAH presents films in collaboration with the FotoFest 2016 Biennial. Get tickets here.

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