Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
So Fashionable! Portraits in the MFAH Collections February 15, 2019
From New York to London and Milan, February is a month of Fashion Weeks around the world—the perfect time to look at a few impeccably dressed and accessorized women in works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection.
Dancing Your Roots with the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society January 18, 2019
The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, performing on Thursday, January 24, in conjunction with Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol, brings a uniquely Scottish tradition to audiences across the world.
“A New Way of Seeing” with Vincent van Gogh January 8, 2019
The documentary Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing, screening on February 1 & 2, is an early complement to the MFAH exhibition of the artist’s work opening in March.
Happy New Year! A Look at 2018 in Numbers January 1, 2019
2018 was one of our biggest years ever! Watch a look back at some of the numbers that added up to a great year.
Rediscovering a Velázquez: The Attribution of “Kitchen Maid” December 18, 2018
After extensive conservation and research, a painting that has been in the MFAH collection for decades is newly attributed to Spanish master Diego Velázquez.
Top 12 Wintry Works of Art, Selected by MFAH Curatorial Staff December 13, 2018
From scenes of ice and snow to objects that signify holiday and entertaining traditions, art at the MFAH shows how cultures around the world reflect on winter. Curatorial staff members share favorite works of art that relate to the season.
Magic Is Stirring All through the House! Christmas Village at Bayou Bend: By the Numbers December 5, 2018
You’ll find countless things to do and see at Christmas Village, but what exactly should you expect if you’ve never been?
A Feast for the Eyes! Beautiful Tableware from Bayou Bend & Rienzi November 19, 2018
Learn more about a few of the most intriguing objects from the Bayou Bend and Rienzi collections made to serve special meals—and be sure to save room for dessert!
The “Confident Exuberance” of Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood November 2, 2018
Curator Alison de Lima Greene discusses Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition that takes a fresh look at the common ground between two pioneering American artists.
Royal Reflections: Rulers in Art from the MFAH Collections October 12, 2018
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol inspires a closer look at works of art from the MFAH collections that highlight the many ways to show power across the globe.