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  1. 02 Sep
    Wed / 2015
    It’s hard to believe that within a matter of weeks this summer we moved the entire Studio School operation from the glass-block building on Montrose—kilns and photo sinks, dozens of easels, literally tons of printmaking presses—and had classes up and running in the Holcombe facility.

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  2. 31 Aug
    Mon / 2015
    The fencing has gone up around the building, workers are carefully salvaging those famous glass blocks, and this week, the first phase of the Museum’s campus redevelopment plan begins, as the Glassell School of Art site along Montrose is cleared for its new home, designed by Steven Holl Architects.

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  3. 19 Aug
    Wed / 2015
    The Habsburg Dynasty loved lavish and ostentatious fashion. Browse the sumptuous materials, intense detailing, and bold silhouettes in these objects and paintings from “Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections.”

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  4. 04 Aug
    Tue / 2015
    Attention film fanatics and cinephiles! I invite you to join us for the Houston premiere of "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence," screening at the Museum the weekend of August 14–16.

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  5. 30 Jul
    Thu / 2015
    If you've visited the Museum this summer, chances are you've encountered "Shadow Monsters," Philip Worthington's participatory art installation. The software adds features to visitors' shadows, which become new creatures with imaginative appendages like eyes, teeth, and fins—morphing the everyday visitor into a momentary monster. Now you, too, have a chance to add your own flair to these shadow monsters.

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BLOGS
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  • #FutureMFAH

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

  • 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 »