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  1. 09 Nov
    Fri / 2012
    If you haven’t already seen "There is no archive in which nothing gets lost," hurry! Head over to the Glassell School of Art before the show closes on November 25. Sally Frater, the curator and a critical studies Core resident, selected works that are fresh, so to speak—made within the past decade. . . .

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  2. 31 Oct
    Wed / 2012
    When did your interest in film begin? When I was 8 years old, my grandfather, Adolph, used to take me to the old original Meyerland Theater and AMC Shamrock Six and I would sneak my tape recorder in and record the audio of the films that I would see. Then we would stop at a drugstore and pick up stacks of typing paper and I would draw out copious amounts of images to correlate ...

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  3. 26 Oct
    Fri / 2012
    "Inheritance: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles" chronicles a family’s nearly 400-year history of wealth, inheritance, and titles. On November 14 the Rienzi and Bayou Bend book club hosts discussions about the book, with a surprise appearance by a guest close to the family. . . .

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  4. 23 Oct
    Tue / 2012
    If you went blind tomorrow, would you still visit the art museum? If you couldn’t see art, would you still be able to have a positive art experience? The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, develops programming for the visually impaired as a part of Art Beyond Sight, an initiative started by Art Education for the Blind.

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  5. 21 Oct
    Sun / 2012
    This weekend, the museum presents a revival of three French movie classics from the 1970s and 1980s. The film series "Blier/Depardieu" celebrates the collaboration between the much-lauded writer-director Bertrand Blier and actor Gérard Depardieu.

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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 »