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  1. 11 Jan
    Fri / 2013
    I can’t live without a cup of coffee in the morning, but I also love a good cup of tea. While today tea is an incredibly popular drink, it has an extensive social history.

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  2. 08 Jan
    Tue / 2013
    "Woman with Outstretched Arms" has a special place in Picasso’s career. As a child, he cut figures and animals from paper for to entertain his younger sisters, and cut paper played a major role in his development of Cubist collage. Decades later, he returned to making cutouts once again, and in the early 1950s he began to translate his paper maquettes into small cut-and-folded sheet metal figures.

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  3. 12 Dec
    Wed / 2012
    MFAH conservator Steve Pine assisted New York and national efforts to salvage damaged art following Hurricane Sandy.

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  4. 11 Dec
    Tue / 2012
    Just before our last fellows of 2012 left, they got stuck in the elevator at the Dora Maar House. Some former Dora Maar fellows may just now be thinking, "hey that’s a good strategy to not have to leave." But the "pompiers" (firemen) were called . . .

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  5. 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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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 »