Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
A Unique Quilt’s Salute to Texas February 28, 2019
A quilt created not long after Texas gained its independence includes an unmistakable symbol of the state.
A 19th-century sampler, or textile work with embroidery, is an important and rare reminder of the United States’ multicultural past.
Mary J. Greenfield Smith’s Window into American History March 22, 2017
In 1843, 14-year-old Mary J. Greenfield Smith stitched an elegant woolwork picture in school—surely not imagining that it would end up in a museum’s collection someday.