Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #american-art

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

  • American, Album Quilt
    A Unique Quilt’s Salute to Texas February 28, 2019

    A quilt created not long after Texas gained its independence includes an unmistakable symbol of the state.

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    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.

    The “Confident Exuberance” of Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood November 2, 2018

    Curator Alison de Lima Greene discusses Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition that takes a fresh look at the common ground between two pioneering American artists.

  • 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.

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    A “Mad Career” to Preserve and Share America’s Past at Bayou Bend June 30, 2016
    March 5, 2016, marked the 50th anniversary of Bayou Bend’s opening to the public. We’re celebrating throughout the year with blog posts offering behind-the-scenes perspectives on this cultural and historical Houston treasure.Each year, on the 4th of July, all of America celebrates the historic events of 1776. As Houston’s home for America’s treasures, Bayou Bend goes all out to commemorate …