Inside the MFAH Posts by Tina Tan
Tina Tan is the Museum's conservator of 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.
Endangered Animal? Assessing the Light Sensitivity of Walton Ford’s “Oso Dorado” July 2, 2014Each 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 …