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Inside the MFAH


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


  • FOR WINTER BLOG POST ONLY - Hebert, Back and Forth
    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.

  • FOR VICTORIA BLOG POST ONLY - Bassano card (caption)
    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).

  • FOR SUN BLOG POST ONLY - Hans Hofmann, Fiat Lux
    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!

  • Agha Mirak - Book Binding
    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.