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  1. 27 Jan
    Tue / 2015
    Daguerreotype may have evolved to digital, and silver prints to selfies, but ever since the invention of photography, one thing remains the same: Photographs are fascinating.

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  2. 19 Jan
    Mon / 2015
    New spaces for art, gardens, dining, and more? Yes! The Museum is about to transform. Over the next five years, the campus is undergoing a dramatic redevelopment.

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  3. 02 Jan
    Fri / 2015
    The Houston climate doesn't offer "winter wonderland" views very often, but this year we can enjoy some extra icy shades of winter in "Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River."

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  4. 18 Dec
    Thu / 2014
    "Annunciation to the Shepherds," the colorful painting by Dutch Calvinist Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638) in the collection of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, is one of the largest representations of the subject. The dramatic work—nearly six feet high and more than four feet wide—is on view in the Audrey Jones Beck Building.

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  5. 05 Dec
    Fri / 2014
    The idea for the exhibition "Fangs, Feathers, and Fins: Sacred Creatures in Ancient American Art" began when I subscribed to "International Wildlife" as a teenager. Instead of boy-band posters on my bedroom wall, I had pages torn from this magazine. That’s what drew me to Pre-Columbian studies. For these ancient cultures, animals helped explain the world and why things happened.

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BLOGS
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  • #FutureMFAH

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

  • Highlights from the ICAA

    “Highlights from the ICAA” explores the rich research and holdings of the Museum’s International Center for the Arts of the Americas and its cornerstone initiatives, Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art and Critical Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and ... 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 »