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Inside the MFAH


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


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    Summer Discovery Days at Bayou Bend August 2, 2020

    Grab your smartphone or tablet and spread out across Bayou Bend’s 14 acres of gardens for self-guided, family-friendly explorations.

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    Origin Stories of Latin American and Latino Art, Shared through a Newly Expanded Online Archive April 7, 2020

    The MFAH and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), have launched the enhanced website and database for the landmark “Documents of Latin American & Latino Art Digital Archive.” 

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    Operating on Art: Treating Walker Evans’s “Banda Headdress” August 1, 2014

    Like medical students completing their residencies in a hospital, graduate conservation students gain practical experience during their final year.

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    hang@MFAH: A Place for Teens June 27, 2013

    The challenge: create a cool program for teens. The result? hang@MFAH: Houston Art New Generation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston!

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    Conclusion June 29, 2012
    As the Electronic Records Archive Start-Up grant, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, concludes, the MFAH has piloted an Electronic Transfer Protocol (ETP) consisting of a database application and procedures for its use. The ETP supports the transfer of institutional electronic records into archival custody with metadata and access privileges intact. In its …
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    Snail Mail: A Conversation with MFAH Curator Anne Tucker (part 3 of 3) May 17, 2012
    In the wake of 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 …
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    The Kodak Era: A Conversation with MFAH Curator Anne Tucker (part 1 of 3) February 17, 2012
    When Eastman Kodak Co. filed for bankruptcyin January, the news didn’t just mark a drastic point in a company’s history—it marked the end of an era. After all, the story of Kodak is not simply one of economics, but one of innovation, nostalgia, and heritage. With its invention in 1935 of Kodachrome film, the first commercially successful amateur color film, Kodak forever changed how we view the …
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    New Year Reflections December 30, 2011
    The following entry is an abridged version of my introductory remarks at a recent meeting to discuss the implementation of an Electronic Records Archives system. It revisits the motivating factors for seeking the planning grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission as the MFAH enters the final months of the project, having received a no-cost extension from the commission …