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  1. 04 Jun
    Mon / 2012
    “You’ll never regret this,” the seller told him. That’s what art collector George Abrams remembers from his first Rembrandt purchase. Now, five decades later, selections from the Maida and George Abrams Collection comprise the exhibition "Drawings by Rembrandt, His Students, and Circle." This show marks . . .

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  2. 30 May
    Wed / 2012
    How do you take your mocha latte? Nonfat soy, no whip? Such options were hardly offered at the tables of 18th century Europeans, nor was the combination of coffee and chocolate that is now referred to mocha . . .

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  3. 17 May
    Thu / 2012
    When we sat down with Anne Tucker, MFAH curator of photography, to discuss the news of Eastman Kodak Co. filing for bankruptcy, our conversation evolved from the history of a company to how Kodak forever changed the way artists and historians viewed the world. . . .

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  4. 14 May
    Mon / 2012
    May is a wonderful month in France. Unless you need to get work done. It’s a veritable garland of holidays . . .

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  5. 11 May
    Fri / 2012
    It is with great pleasure that we announce that eight individuals have been chosen to enter The Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House during the Fall 2012 term (July to November): Rachel Tzvia Back, Nancy Bowen, Peter Doroshenko, Tillar Mazzeo, Greg Miller, Nadine Pinede, Anzhelina Polonskaya, Evelyn Toynton, Anne Vilsboell. We wish to thank all those who applied to the fellowship program. It was...

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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 »