Inside the MFAH Posts by Kerry Ingram
Kerry is the Museum's interactive marketing associate and wants to tell you about cool things happening here.
Inspired by Oscar! See the winning looks from Fashion Fusion January 24, 2018
The MFAH has once again teamed up with Houston Community College’s award-winning fashion program for the annual Fashion Fusion event—this time, featuring ensembles inspired by The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.
Home Taken Away: Camilo Ontiveros & “Temporary Storage” January 12, 2018
What does “home” look like when it is not a certainty? Read more, and watch a video overview of Camilo Ontiveros’s “Temporary Storage.”
Separation from Home: Pepón Osorio & “Badge of Honor” January 5, 2018
For many, the idea of a perfect home is far from reality. An installation in HOME—So Different, So Appealing examines what “home” is like for a family separated by a father’s incarceration. Features a video overview of Badge of Honor.
Happy New Year! Inspiration in 2018 and Beyond January 2, 2018
In a special year-end video, MFAH staff members share memories of 2017, and their own histories with the Museum, Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and Glassell School of Art.
Filling in the Details: Mondongo & “Polyptych of Buenos Aires” December 29, 2017
One of the artworks you might find yourself spending the most time studying in HOME—So Different, So Appealing is Polyptych of Buenos Aires by Mondongo. Watch a special video!
Carmen Argote transformed the carpet from her childhood home into a work of art on view in HOME—So Different, So Appealing.
HOME—So Different, So Appealing is bookended by two monumental installations by Daniel Joseph Martinez—both architectural, and both addressing how an American ideal can have unintended implications.
Happy Thanksgiving! Curatorial Picks for the Holiday November 17, 2017
We celebrate Thanksgiving as an American holiday, but cultures across time have honored the harvest, the season, family, and, of course, tasty food.
Creativity in Your World: Celebrating Student Artists! October 20, 2017
Congrats to the outstanding student artists who received awards in the summer art competition “Creativity in Your World: A Year of Learning Through Art.”
What do Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, and David Alfaro Siqueiros have in common? They’re some of modern art’s most famous artists—and all left their native country of Mexico to live and work in the United States for a time.