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.


  • FOR BLOG POST ONLY - Bourgeois
    A Confessional Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois March 15, 2017
    In March, the Museum celebrates Women’s History Month by highlighting works of art that help you answer the question “Can you name #5WomenArtists?” French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) put her emotional life at the center of her art by incorporating autobiographical imagery inspired by childhood trauma. Bourgeois was born in France, where her parents ran a tapestry-restoration …
  • bayou bend azalea blog - ima hogg
    The Story of Azaleas at Bayou Bend August 29, 2016

    Ima Hogg and Bayou Bend had an important, early role in encouraging the popularity of Houston’s most iconic flower.

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    The Glassell School of Art Mural Project: It’s Personal June 23, 2016
    Thirty-two students from the A+ Unlimited Potential (A+UP) middle school recently took on the challenge of a colorful, larger-than-life collaboration: a mural for the Museum’s Cullen Sculpture Garden. This public art project is now on display as part of the wall that frames the construction of the new Glassell School of Art. The mural features students’ personalized paintings that are pieced …