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Inside the MFAH


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


  • Rockwell - Freedom from Want
    Norman Rockwell’s “Four Freedoms” December 16, 2019

    Norman Rockwell’s Freedom from Want anticipates his later works, such as Golden Rule, which take pro–civil rights stances.

  • Maya - Figure in Ceremonial Dress Effigy Rattle
    Shake, Rattle, and Strum December 13, 2019

    Instruments in the MFAH collections embody the intrinsic importance of music worldwide.

  • Thomas and Shur - Freedom from Want
    Reimagining Rockwell November 20, 2019

    The “For Freedoms” photography series reimagines each of Norman Rockwell’s classic “Four Freedoms” paintings to reflect the current generation.

  • Romeo C. Robinson (Glassell student & artist)
    Lifelong Learning at the Glassell School of Art November 18, 2019

    Artist and student Romeo Robinson shares his perspective on the opportunities available at the Glassell School of Art.

  • Peeters - Still Life with Crab, Shrimps and Lobster
    Still-Life Smorgasbord November 17, 2019

    In the 17th century, artist Clara Peeters was a master of still-life paintings at a time when women were not allowed to pursue art professionally.

  • Bestowing Beauty (book cover)
    MFAH + Houston Zoo Crossover: A Tale of Two Curators November 8, 2019

    Aimée Froom, curator of art of the Islamic worlds, and Chris Holmes, assistant curator of birds at the Houston Zoo, team up to explore birds in Persian art.

  • Beatriz González - Telón de la móvil y cambiante naturaleza
    The Art of Beatriz González October 19, 2019

    Over the course of her long and celebrated career, Beatriz González has engaged in an artistic dialogue with some of the most iconic paintings of European art.

  • Heda Banquet Piece with Ham
    A Feast for the Eyes October 17, 2019

    Works of art from the MFAH collections illustrate the ritual of feast and the historical infatuation with food.

  • 2019–2020 Core Residents
    A Sneak Peek Inside the Core Residency Program October 15, 2019

    Go behind the scenes of the prestigious postgraduate program at the MFAH.

  • Chulas Fronteras (poster)
    Celebrating Latinx Heritage September 21, 2019

    “Fall Festival: Celebrating Latinx Heritage” salutes Hispanic Heritage Month with films, art-making activities, games, music, dance, poetry & more.