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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 08 May
    Tue / 2012
    Since ancient times, the image of mother and child has appeared in art around the world. From symbols of fertility to reflections of wealth and status, the theme of mother and child has evolved but endured over the years. The genre's appeal still rings true today . . .

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  5. 03 May
    Thu / 2012
    This coming Saturday and Sunday, Houston Grand Opera Studio Artists will present the last of the 2011 – 2012 Rienzi Recital series. They will perform pieces by both Gerald Finzi and Richard Wagner in Rienzi’s intimate Gallery. Rienzi has a special connection to Wagner...

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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 »