Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Art Activity: Let’s Make a Drawing September 24, 2020
Collaborate with a family member or friend to create ink drawings inspired by the work of artist Julio Alpuy. Use this family-friendly activity guide and how-to video.
Rothko in Reproduction: Dan Fischer’s Graphite Homage December 15, 2015Does this image look familiar? A photomural based on a photograph most likely taken by Regina Bogat—which shows Mark Rothko standing in front of his 1960 painting No. 7—greets visitors to the exhibition Mark Rothko: A Retrospective. The artwork you see here, however, is a graphite rendering by American artist Dan Fischer, who creates meticulously detailed drawings based on photographs of well- …
Customize Your Art Experience May 27, 2015So you’ve already taken the Museum’s guided tours, attended the public lectures, and explored the publications at the libraries, but still haven’t satisfied your art fix? Plan an experience at the Works on Paper Study Center, where more than 40,000 prints, drawings, and photographs are stored. Curators use the study center to experiment with themes for future exhibitions, but that's only …
A Collector of People and Places June 4, 2012“You’ll never regret this,” the seller told him. That’s what art collector George Abrams remembers from his first Rembrandt purchase. Now, five decades later, selections from the Maida and George Abrams collection comprise the exhibition Drawings by Rembrandt, His Students, and Circle. This show marks the first time drawings by Rembrandt and his circle have been presented as an exhibition …