Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – MFAH

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

http://www.mfah.org

(713) 639-7300

1001 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77005

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Helen Levitt: In the Street

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 13 - January 2, 2017

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 result of daily life. The show features photographs created from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 16 - 18, 2016

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 II Saturday, September 17, 6 p.m. Act III Saturday, September 17, 8:10 p.m. Act I Sunday, September 18, 2 p.m. Act II Sunday, September 18, 4 p.m. Act III Sunday, September 18, 6:10 p.m.

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. 



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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.

Houston Iranian Film Festival

A multi-day film festival highlighting Iranian films. Some screenings occur at the Asia Society Texas Center and Rice Cinema. For a full schedule, go here.

Vera Lutter: Inverted Worlds

An exhibition of 12 large-scale photographs by New York-based artist Vera Lutter. These works are created inside large, specially constructed rooms-turned pinhole cameras.

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

“The Houston Cinema Arts Festival is an eight-day, multi-venue festival focused on visual, performing, and literary arts that includes over 50 narrative and documentary films,...

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The Collectivity Project

An installation of more than 580,000 lego bricks that the public can use to create cityscapes.

Mark Rothko: A Retrospective

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...

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Philip Worthington: Shadow Monsters

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...

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Arts of Islamic Lands

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...

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