Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
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.
Connections: The Islamic Carpet in Persia and Great Britain November 27, 2018
Look closely and spot a cross-cultural connection in two exhibitions on view this fall and winter. Persian carpets, like the one on display in Garden Paradise, appear in portraits of British royals in Tudors to Windsors.
A guide to looking closely at the rarely displayed Wagner Garden Carpet, a 17th-century Perisan carpet as beautiful as any painting.
Persian Carpets across Time September 17, 2017
Artist Farhad Moshiri’s contemporary take on an ancient Perisan artform—the carpet—is strengthened by a historical example also on view in the Museum.