Art created by native cultures of Africa, the South Pacific Ocean, and the Americas transcends time and geography.
A lively mix of established masterpieces and unusual images characterizes the collection of American painting and sculpture.
Art of the ancient world features exquisite objects created in the Near East, Egypt, Greece, and the Roman Empire.
Ancient and modern works of art from China, India, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia reflect Houston’s diverse communities.
The decorative arts collection focuses on objects of extraordinary design, craftsmanship, and originality made from the 17th century to the present day.
The museum´s collection of European art surveys the major styles of Europe across the centuries, from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern era.
Exhibiting and promoting film and other moving images as a fine and popular art, the museum's film exhibition program offers moviegoers a unique venue for appreciating both classic and contemporary films.
By collecting works of art from the Islamic world, the MFAH confirms its commitment to presenting and preserving the world's different artistic traditions.
The growing collection of art by Latin American and Latino artists concentrates on superb examples of modern and contemporary art in all media.
The story of modern art unfolds across the MFAH campus through the major movements and styles of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The Museum's collection of photography includes prints made on all seven continents and is most noted for American works created after World War II.
The encyclopedic collection of prints, drawings, and related works focuses on art after the Middle Ages in western Europe and North America.
The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation maintains a collection of Renaissance and Baroque art for the benefit of the people of Texas.
Houston’s home for America’s treasures features a collection of significant paintings, decorative arts, and furniture, amidst an oasis of historic gardens.