Inside the MFAH


“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


  • Tina Tan, conservator, works on paper
    The Hidden Secrets of Movable Books March 5, 2021

    The exhibition Making the Movable Book showcases titles from the Hirsch Library collection that contain movable mechanisms such as pull tabs, flaps, and pop-ups.

  • oso dorado
    Endangered Animal? Assessing the Light Sensitivity of Walton Ford’s “Oso Dorado” July 2, 2014
    Each year the Museum adds masterpieces to the collection through “One Great Night in November,” one of this institution’s largest fundraisers in support of art acquisitions. In 2013, the event acquired Oso Dorado, a monumental watercolor by American artist Walton Ford. Painted only a few months before “One Great Night in November,” the five-foot-wide work of art was in pristine condition, with all …