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  1. 01 May
    Fri / 2015
    The lush grounds at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens are glorious year-round. Dazzling azaleas and camellias may take center stage during early spring, but framing the splendor are the magnificent magnolias, which bloom well into the summer months, when few other flowers can be found. The diverse magnolia collection brings beauty and variety to Bayou Bend Gardens.

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  2. 15 Apr
    Wed / 2015
    Latin Wave, the Museum’s annual showcase of new films from Latin America, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a great lineup of films and special guests. Latin Wave 10 kicks off Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. with a special Happy Hour Thursday, and screenings continue all weekend. Here are some fun facts about Latin Wave 10:

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  3. 07 Apr
    Tue / 2015
    Are you interested in the history of rum? Objects in the Rienzi Collection with connections to spirits and rum provide inspiration for our “Demon Rum” Dinner on April 29. Join us for a unique evening with bartender Bobby Heugel, from Anvil Bar & Refuge, and chef Chris Shepherd, from Underbelly. Many works in the Rienzi Collection are indicative of the surge in transcontinental trade and globalization during the 18th century. Here are two highlights...

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  4. 30 Mar
    Mon / 2015
    Rienzi's programming explores the history of drinking and dining, and the April 29 “Demon Rum” Dinner examines the fascinating evolution of rum through a one-of-a-kind culinary experience. Enjoy historic rum cocktails paired with a decadent four-course meal, all created by two dynamic forces on Houston’s restaurant scene: bartender Bobby Heugel (Anvil Bar and Refuge) and chef Chris Shepherd (Underbelly).

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  5. 16 Mar
    Mon / 2015
    It's an exciting time for Turkish cinema! After attending the Golden Boll Film Festival in Turkey last fall, I set about choosing the films for this year’s Turkish Film Festival at the Museum.

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BLOGS
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  • 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 »