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  1. 02 Jul
    Wed / 2014
    It’s our first priority to ensure the newly acquired "Oso Dorado" retains its freshness for generations to come. Works of art on paper can be subject to irreversible light-induced damage, a dilemma for institutions whose essential mission is to share art with the public.

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  2. 23 Oct
    Tue / 2012
    If you went blind tomorrow, would you still visit the art museum? If you couldn’t see art, would you still be able to have a positive art experience? The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, develops programming for the visually impaired as a part of Art Beyond Sight, an initiative started by Art Education for the Blind.

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  3. 30 Aug
    Thu / 2012
    Kitty Fisher may have been the most scrutinized beauty featured in the magnificent Kenwood House portraits. She maintained a regular spot in the social spotlight thanks to her well-known affairs with wealthy men. Artists were no exception, and Sir Joshua Reynolds was one of her greatest admirers. . . .

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  4. 23 Jul
    Mon / 2012
    The subjects of portraits by English painter Thomas Gainsborough were more than just pretty faces. John Joseph Merlin, for instance, was an ingenious inventor and maker of musical instruments, and he’s now known as the father of the roller skate. . . .

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  5. 30 Apr
    Mon / 2012
    The annual "Eye on Third Ward" exhibition brings photographs by students at Jack Yates High School to the galleries of the MFAH. Photography teacher Ray C. Carrington III provides the guidance, Houston's Third Ward neighborhood provides the setting, and the talented teens do the rest. This acclaimed partnership continues to yield surprising discoveries . . .

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