The galleries of the MFAH main campus, Rienzi & Bayou Bend are open on a new schedule. Advance timed tickets are recommended. We welcome all visitors at any time. Learn more & get tickets 

Inside the MFAH

“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  • campus redevelopment blog - glassell blocks removed
    Preparations Begin August 31, 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. Meanwhile, over the summer, workers dug underground along Montrose, and across to Main, to …
  • Habsburgs - Carousel Sleigh
    Habsburg Chic August 19, 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. Take a look at close-up details of the artworks below, and look through the slideshow to see the full images. Designed for a royal wedding, this imposing …
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch (Museum)
    Challenge the Monotony! See This Film August 4, 2015
    Attention film fanatics and cinephiles! I invite you to join us for A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, screening on August 14, 15, and 16.  Houston PremiereDo you enjoy the whims of Terry Gilliam, but prefer the aesthetics of Wes Anderson? Are you bored with Hollywood’s dogmatic formula? Have you ever questioned your position relative to your fellow human beings—nay—relative …