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  1. 14 Jun
    Fri / 2013
    Last summer we blogged about the travels of one Rienzi’s paintings, "The Nativity" by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. The work journeyed to the Museo Nactional del Prado to be part of the exhibition "Murillo and Justino de Neve. The Art of Friendship." Since then ...

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  2. 15 May
    Wed / 2013
    For the Dora Maar House salon in April, Ukrainian poet Natalka Bilotserkivets talked about “We’ll Not Die in Paris." This poem, sung by the rock group Dead Rooster, became the hymn of the post-Chernobyl generation of young Ukrainians that helped bring down the Soviet Union.

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  3. 09 Apr
    Tue / 2013
    In several of the paintings in "Picasso Black and White," Pablo Picasso characteristically leaves visible traces of earlier sketches on his canvas. The visible underdrawing and erasures are known as "pentimenti."

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  4. 08 Mar
    Fri / 2013
    At Rienzi, we’re in the midst of the gardens’ loveliest season, and there are a variety of camellias and azaleas in bloom.

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  5. 18 Feb
    Mon / 2013
    Visit the MFAH beginning February 24 to see the tapestry version of Pablo Picasso’s renowned Guernica painting. The tapestry is part of the exhibition "Picasso Black and White" . . .

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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 »