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.

  • Pipilotti Rist, Storyhive photo / Pixel Forest, empty, orange and green
    Every Dot Knows Where It Is: A Chat with Pipilotti Rist June 26, 2017

    “Our brains are made up of low-voltage electrode signals—‘Pixel Forest’ looks like a simplified brain. In a way, all technology is a copy of nature.”

  • Fashion Fusion installation in KFEC Gallery 2017
    Catwalk Stunners Now on View! See Fashion Fusion’s Winning Designs May 25, 2017

    The winners of Fashion Fusion 2017 share the inspiration behind their designs, in their own words.

  • BLOG POST colors of the oasis conservation - Esther Methe & prep
    Conservators Keep “Colors of the Oasis” Vibrant April 27, 2017

    Without experts like conservators, the vivid textiles of “Colors of the Oasis” would be lost. I chat with textile conservator Esther Méthé about ensuring that the exhibition’s ikats well cared-for.

  • FLORESCENCE BLOG ONLY - Van Huysum detail
    Art in Bloom during “Florescence” April 19, 2017

    Our galleries are bursting with colorful flowers every day—not just during Florescence, the competitive flower show that comes to the Museum every two years! Here are a few of the floral works of art you’ll spot in the galleries.

  • Rain: Magdalena Fernandez at the Houston Cistern
    #5WomenArtists on View Now March 30, 2017
    As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we remind you to get out and enjoy works of art created by women! This list highlights just five women represented in the MFAH collections, but you’ll find many more as you stroll through the Museum, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi, or browse our online collection. We hope this spotlight helps you answer the question, “Can you name #5WomenArtists?” …
  • FOR BLOG POST ONLY - Mueck - chicken
    Handling “Ron Mueck”: An Interview with Chief Preparator Dale Benson March 24, 2017
    The sculptures in the exhibition Ron Mueck may look like real people, but they didn’t walk into the Museum’s galleries off the street. Just ask Dale Benson, the Museum’s chief preparator—or art handler—whose job was to help orchestrate the placement of the 13 works of art in the galleries. We chatted about what it was like to install the show, which, as Benson put it, is “all about scale.” How …
  • Mutu - End of Carrying All
    Women’s History Month 2017: Celebrating #5WomenArtists—and More March 1, 2017

    Can you name 5 women artists? It’s a provocative, seemingly simple question that has a not-so-simple answer. 

  • BLOG eye on houston 2017 - Kanani, drum major
    Local High Schoolers Share Glimpses of the Bayou City January 23, 2017
    The annual exhibition Eye on Houston: High School Documentary Photographygives the Museum a chance to share both the work of talented young photographers and glimpses of our city’s vibrant diversity. Using photography as their tool, teens capture moments from their daily life around Houston. The students also write brief descriptions of each photograph to lend insight into their experiences, …
  • Rain: Magdalena Fernandez at the Houston Cistern
    “Rain” Travels to the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern January 3, 2017
    The inaugural art installation in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern is straight from the Museum’s own collection! The MFAH teamed up with Buffalo Bayou Partnership to present Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern, on view through June 25. Rain features 2iPM009, an abstract video-projection piece created by Venezuelan artist Magdalena Fernández in 2009. She adapted the installation to be …
  • Thanks for a great year! December 29, 2016
    We hope you had a great year. We did, thanks to you. Press play, and enjoy!