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  1. 18 Nov
    Wed / 2015
    Although it might come as a surprise to those who know Roman Vishniac as an important documentary photographer, he is every bit as famous a pioneer in an entirely different field: scientific photography.

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  2. 11 Nov
    Wed / 2015
    Do you crave a good story with espionage, competition, and dynamic personalities? Do courtly intrigues and royal rivalries set your heart aflutter? Then come along on one of Rienzi’s focus tours: “Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi's Porcelain Masterpieces.”

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  3. 04 Nov
    Wed / 2015
    The exhibition "Mark Rothko: A Retrospective" brought to Houston—its only U.S. venue—a visit from a top Rothko scholar who also happens to be the artist’s son.

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  4. 16 Oct
    Fri / 2015
    McCarthy Construction completed the final phase of site-clearing for the new Glassell School of Art just in time for groundbreaking on October 15. Environmental Design and Davey Tree worked to bundle up and prepare a dozen young trees for transplant in their new homes. The trees have been relocated and donated to Hermann Park and to Grady Park, which is currently being renovated.

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  5. 14 Oct
    Wed / 2015
    Roman Vishniac was one of the best-known photographers of life in Eastern Europe in the years before the Holocaust changed it irrevocably. Through publications, such as his famous 1983 book A Vanished World, his photographs profoundly influenced contemporary notions of that world and way of life

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  • #FutureMFAH

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

  • Through the Storm: E-Records Blog

    In 2010, the MFAH received a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to plan the implementation of an electronic records archive (ERA) for preserving the museum’s permanent born-digital records. Under the grant, the MFAH Archives and Information Technology ... Read blog »