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  1. 14 Sep
    Mon / 2015
    Short films have always been part of the Museum's offerings, and our audiences enjoy them very much. Since we have several coming up, I've been thinking about short-form filmmaking lately. Many artists, students, and filmmakers start out creating shorts. Martin Scorsese memorably interviewed his parents early in his career for a short film, “Italianamerican.” Houston-born Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”; “Slacker”) . . .

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  2. 10 Sep
    Thu / 2015
    Rienzi is again open to the public after our annual August housekeeping, when we spruce up the property and upgrade equipment to make your visit comfortable and enjoyable. This August, we also celebrated an object’s homecoming: the Aubusson Carpet.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  • #FutureMFAH

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

  • Highlights from the ICAA

    “Highlights from the ICAA” explores the rich research and holdings of the Museum’s International Center for the Arts of the Americas and its cornerstone initiatives, Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art and Critical Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and ... 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 »