Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Top 12 Wintry Works of Art, Selected by MFAH Curatorial Staff December 13, 2018
From scenes of ice and snow to objects that signify holiday and entertaining traditions, art at the MFAH shows how cultures around the world reflect on winter. Curatorial staff members share favorite works of art that relate to the season.
A New Type of Royal Portrait: Queen Victoria & Photography October 3, 2018
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol illustrates how Britain’s kings and queens were memorialized in art. One monarch, especially, set a new precedent for how royals were depicted: Queen Victoria (1819–1901).
Shine On! Art Inspired by the Sun September 5, 2018
Summer may be winding down, but Houstonians know all about the endurance of the Texas sun. Here are a few works from the MFAH collections and The al-Sabah Collection that shine brightly!
Happy Thanksgiving! Curatorial Picks for the Holiday November 17, 2017
We celebrate Thanksgiving as an American holiday, but cultures across time have honored the harvest, the season, family, and, of course, tasty food.