Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
All Aboard the Texas-Inspired Train Display at Christmas Village December 21, 2018
This year’s model train set at Bayou Bend’s Christmas Village features handcrafted, Texas-inspired updates, including a desert landscape and nods to iconic art installations.
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 Holiday Look at “The Annunciation to the Shepherds” December 18, 2014In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the …
Eastman Kodak Co. filing for bankruptcy, I sat down for a chat with Anne Wilkes Tucker, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at the MFAH. Our conversation evolved from the history of a company to how Kodak forever changed the way artists and historians viewed the world. As we talked about the shrinking presence of snapshots in an increasingly digital world, a new …