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  1. 04 Feb
    Wed / 2015
    Simply calling Alain Resnais’s "Hiroshima mon amour" a love story doesn’t do it justice. The 1959 film about a torrid, tortured romance between a French actress and a Japanese architect in post-nuclear Hiroshima was a major catalyst for the French New Wave.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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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 »