Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
August 1 - November 1, 2015
An exhibition of prints and drawings that examines how the artists' use of the model and the human body has changed over the past 50 years.
May 23 - November 1, 2015
A playful interactive installation by New York-based artist Philip Worthington enabling participants to create their own shadow plays in a digital shadow-puppet theater that uses vision-recognition software to augment the participants’ gestures with sound and animation. (Guess what the most popular hand gesture will be!)
A series of lectures brought to Houston by the MFAH’s Core program.
A free edition of MFAH’s Mixed Media to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Glassell School. There will be food trucks, cocktails and DJs.
A survey of works by photographer Roman Vishniac. The exhibition includes nearly 250 objects – photographs, negatives, and ephemera representing Vishniac’s career.
The photographer, writer and filmmaker Duane Michals will give a talk on his career. A book signing will follow. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased...Read More
A documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. A Q+A with the artist will follow the screening.
An exhibition of more than 50 paintings that trace the career of Mark Rothko. The MFAH is the only U.S. venue for this exhibition, which...Read More
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
An exhibition of prints and drawings that examines how the artists’ use of the model and the human body has changed over the past 50...Read More
An exhibition of selected works given to the MFAH by collectors and artists from around the country in celebration of Anne Tucker’s 39-year tenure as...Read More
An exhibition showcasing masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who...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
A playful interactive installation by New York-based artist Philip Worthington enabling participants to create their own shadow plays in a digital shadow-puppet theater that uses...Read More
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
An exhibition of drawings by London-based Argentine artist Pablo Bronstein, whose work explores our built environment from architecture to machines. Inspired by late-18th- and early-19th-century...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
A special exhibition featuring hundreds of Islamic masterworks from the renowned al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. In conjunction, the MFAH has also installed a number of related...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!