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  1. 27 Jun
    Thu / 2013
    Just over a year ago, I embarked on a challenge to create a teen program that happened outside of school. We wanted a program that encouraged teens to decide for themselves that the MFAH was a cool enough place to be during their limited free time, so we decided on the HOMAGO (hanging out, messing around, geeking out) model. After weekly conversations with teens and lots of experimentation, we came up with hang@MFAH:...

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  2. 09 Apr
    Tue / 2013
    In several of the paintings in "Picasso Black and White," Pablo Picasso characteristically leaves visible traces of earlier sketches on his canvas. The visible underdrawing and erasures are known as "pentimenti."

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  3. 18 Feb
    Mon / 2013
    Visit the MFAH beginning February 24 to see the tapestry version of Pablo Picasso’s renowned Guernica painting. The tapestry is part of the exhibition "Picasso Black and White" . . .

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  4. 08 Jan
    Tue / 2013
    "Woman with Outstretched Arms" has a special place in Picasso’s career. As a child, he cut figures and animals from paper for to entertain his younger sisters, and cut paper played a major role in his development of Cubist collage. Decades later, he returned to making cutouts once again, and in the early 1950s he began to translate his paper maquettes into small cut-and-folded sheet metal figures.

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  5. 12 Dec
    Wed / 2012
    MFAH conservator Steve Pine assisted New York and national efforts to salvage damaged art following Hurricane Sandy.

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