The galleries of the MFAH main campus, Rienzi & Bayou Bend are open on a new schedule. Advance timed tickets are recommended. We welcome all visitors at any time. Learn more & get tickets 

Inside the MFAH


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


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    Meet the Chef: Marlies Wasterval May 26, 2016
    The MFA Café celebrates the art of eating well, with exciting changes to the menu—from the new weekend brunch to added dishes that emphasize local, fresh ingredients—and to the kitchen. New executive chef Marlies Wasterval is hard at work serving up Italian fare with a Texas flair. A native Houstonian, Wasterval joins the Museum after crafting impeccable dishes all over the world, most recently …
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    Houston Culinary Stars Cook Up “Demon Rum” Dinner at Rienzi March 30, 2015
    Rienzi, known for its beautiful collection of European decorative arts and paintings, is a place where social history comes alive. The objects in the collection tell stories—not only about why the objects were made but also about the people who used them. As an MFAH house museum, Rienzi offers programming that explores the history of drinking and dining, and the April 29 “Demon Rum” Dinner …