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  1. 08 Oct
    Thu / 2015
    The MFAH Block Party on October 16, our biggest MFAH Mixed Media bash yet, is a free event to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Fayez S. Sarofim Campus and the new Glassell School of Art. DJ Sun, who curates the music for every Mixed Media party, shares why this party is so special.

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  2. 30 Sep
    Wed / 2015
    "Abstract Expressionism" refers to the art movement that flourished in New York in the 1940s and 1950s. Its leading figures included Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, and Jackson Pollock.

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  3. 25 Sep
    Fri / 2015
    One of the many things we had to plan for in demolishing the Glassell Studio School building was making sure none of the sculptures in Cullen Sculpture Garden would be in harm's way. After pacing out the site, taking measurements, and doing a bit of research, all went smoothly this summer for our crew of six—and we were even rewarded with a little discovery.

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  4. 14 Sep
    Mon / 2015
    Short films have always been part of the Museum's offerings, and our audiences enjoy them very much. Since we have several coming up, I've been thinking about short-form filmmaking lately. Many artists, students, and filmmakers start out creating shorts. Martin Scorsese memorably interviewed his parents early in his career for a short film, “Italianamerican.” Houston-born Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”; “Slacker”) . . .

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  5. 10 Sep
    Thu / 2015
    Rienzi is again open to the public after our annual August housekeeping, when we spruce up the property and upgrade equipment to make your visit comfortable and enjoyable. This August, we also celebrated an object’s homecoming: the Aubusson Carpet.

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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 »