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Inside the MFAH


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


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    My Movies Houstonians Love Inspiration: “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” February 24, 2016
    When I was honored with the offer to host a favorite comedy for Movies Houstonians Love, my first choice was Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Online, Hedwig is commonly described with the tags “transsexual,” “queer,” and “rock musical.” In 2001, I went to see it at River Oaks Theatre, expecting a modern take on The Rocky Horror Picture Showand hoping for a brief distraction from my day job and …
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    Hang with “Sculpted in Steel” in an Afternoon for Teens! February 15, 2016
    We are part of a dedicated group of teens who gather every Friday at the Museum as a part of Houston Art New Generation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (hang@MFAH)—not only to share ideas about art, but to develop projects and turn ideas into something tangible. The mission of hang@MFAH is to make the love of art and creation more accessible to teens, celebrating the potential for radical …
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    Capturing “Inverted Worlds”: A Talk with Vera Lutter February 8, 2016
    German-born artist Vera Lutter uses an ancient technique to create the photographs on view in the exhibition Vera Lutter: Inverted Worlds. For each photo, Lutter makes a massive pinhole camera by completely blacking out a room, shipping container, or specially constructed box, and opening a millimeter-wide hole to allow outside light to enter and images to form on photographic paper mounted …
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    Arte Concreta at the MFAH February 1, 2016
    On December 4, 1956, the Museu de Arte Moderna (Museum of Modern Art) in São Paulo, Brazil, inaugurated the Ia Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta (First National Exhibition of Concrete Art), an event that brought together poets and visual artists from the country’s two main cultural centers: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition later traveled to the Ministry of Education and Health in Rio …