Inside the MFAH Posts by Sarah Hobson
Sarah Hobson is a publicist in the Museum’s marketing and communications department.
Dancers from Houston’s Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) were among the first to experience the immersive exhibition William Forsythe: Choreographic Objects.
“Staff Art Show” Spotlights Talent across the MFAH February 22, 2019
The Staff Art Show, open to the public through February 24, features 77 works of art by MFAH employees across 23 departments.
A Legacy from Gee’s Bend: Lutisha Pettway’s “Bars” Quilt February 8, 2019
“I did my work by my own hand, by myself.” A quilt, on view in the exhibition “Mending: Craft and Community,” reveals a deeply personal story.
Dogs Rule! Find “Royals” Doggie Day Inspiration in the Pets of “Tudors to Windsors” December 26, 2018
Visitors have an extraordinary opportunity to come face-to-face with the fascinating figures of British royalty in Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol—including a few fascinating furry figures.
Objects for Reflection: New Acquisitions of Medieval Art November 16, 2018
During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a display of recent acquisitions of medieval art offers you a moment to pause and reflect, surrounded by beautiful sacred objects.
A Portrait of the King: Henry VIII Reigns in “Tudors to Windsors” November 7, 2018
Houston audiences have the opportunity to come face-to-face with Hans Holbein the Younger’s 1540 portrait of Henry VIII in the galleries of Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.
Lost & Found: The Iconic Royal Painting That Rose Again October 19, 2018
Houston audiences can discover a once-lost masterpiece: The Execution of Lady Jane Grey, on view in the exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.
Conflict at “HOME”: Miguel Ángel Rojas & “Nowadays” January 18, 2018
The exhibition HOME—So Different, So Appealing takes its title from Nowadays, a work made of an unusual material: coca leaves.
“Little Known, Little Objects”: Glittering Chinese Buddhist Figures from the Jane and Leopold Swergold Collection January 9, 2018
Though small in scale, the 23 Chinese Buddhist gilt bronzes on view in the exhibition Reflection and Enlightenment evoke a sense of serenity—a feature that attracted the interest of collectors Jane and Leopold Swergold.
The Idea of “HOME”: An Interview with Curator Chon Noriega December 8, 2017
“The power of art to help change how we look at ourselves and the world”: Chon Noriega, one of the curators of HOME—So Different, So Appealing, discusses the exhibition.