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  1. 20 May
    Fri / 2016
    On May 9, 2008, hundreds of people gathered on a warm, sunny morning under a huge white tent on an empty expanse of land at the corner of Memorial Drive and Westcott Street in Houston. The occasion? The groundbreaking ceremony for Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

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  2. 11 May
    Wed / 2016
    Fashionable women all across 19th-century Europe once clamored to pose for Franz X. Winterhalter, because what could be trendier than a portrait by the painter who could best capture the delicate elegance of a chic gown designed by Charles Frederick Worth, the world’s first couturier?

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  3. 02 May
    Mon / 2016
    Since its earliest years, the Museum has been committed to advancing and fostering scholarship in Latin American art—a priority that continues today. As a volunteer with the Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art Project, I see that commitment firsthand, and I’m inspired to share some numbers that speak volumes.

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  4. 28 Apr
    Thu / 2016
    With the rise of cocktail culture in the 1920s, the stylish elite frequented cafés, cabarets, and speakeasies on nocturnal outings. The selection of decorative arts and costumes in “Deco Nights” evokes this rich culture, sharing a visual dialogue with the urban nightlife represented by vehicles on view in “Sculpted in Steel.”

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  5. 21 Apr
    Thu / 2016
    Latin Wave, our biggest annual film festival, returns from April 28 to May 1 with 11 new films from Latin America. Every year is a little different: The 2016 selection has a strong theme of young protagonists coming of age. The teens in Absence, From Afar, I Promise You Anarchy, Ixcanul, and The Second Mother all encounter unique challenges. We get absorbed in their lives, and come to sympathize with them and advocate for them...

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  • #FutureMFAH

    Keep up with the campus redevelopment progress through reports from project insiders. Read blog »

  • Highlights from the ICAA

    “Highlights from the ICAA” explores the rich research and holdings of the Museum’s International Center for the Arts of the Americas and its cornerstone initiatives, Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art and Critical Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and ... Read blog »

  • Inside the MFAH

    “Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Read blog »

  • The Gilded Dish: A Rienzi Blog

    Rienzi is the house museum and collection of European paintings and decorative arts at the MFAH. Our articles highlight elements of the collection, discuss additions and changes to the house or gardens, and review events held at Rienzi for those of you not able ... Read blog »

  • The Muse of Provence: A Blog for the Dora Maar House

    The Brown Foundation Fellows Program, based at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France, provides residencies of one to three months for midcareer professionals in the arts and humanities to concentrate on their fields of expertise.       Read blog »